The 2022 college football season has concluded for many teams across the country. A lucky few will be in action this coming weekend playing for conference championships, while others are waiting to find out their postseason future when the bowl matchups are announced on Sunday. Rivalry Week across college football was the final chance for many teams to make a definitive statement about where they stand among their peers in the sport.
No statement was as dramatic as Michigan embarrassing Ohio State in Columbus, entering the game as an underdog of more than a touchdown and leaving with a 45-23 win. It’s the second win in a row for the Wolverines in a series where the Buckeyes had won eight in a row prior to 2021, and now Ryan Day owns a losing record as a head coach against Jim Harbaugh.
So while Georgia retains the No. 1 position in the CBS Sports 131, our comprehensive ranking of every FBS team, no team had a more emphatic move in the rankings than Michigan displacing Ohio State for No. 2.
The Buckeyes drop to No. 5 following the loss, but they are far from the only team taking a tumble in our rankings following Week 13. LSU is down seven spots after losing at Texas A&M, Oregon is down five spots after falling to rival Oregon State and Clemson is down three spots to the very edge of the top 10 after seeing its winning streak against South Carolina — and a lengthy home winning streak — snapped in a rivalry loss.
South Carolina, meanwhile, checks in as one of our biggest movers in this week’s CBS Sports 131. For more on the most dramatic and notable week-to-week…
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Author : Chip Patterson
Publish date : 2022-11-28 15:33:06
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