PFF College Football Top 25: Rankings shift ahead of Week 7

PFF College Football Top 25: Rankings shift ahead of Week 7

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The PFF College Football Top 25 featured a huge rankings shift ahead of Week 7. Their rankings are far from a mirror image of the AP Poll — featuring multiple teams in positions you wouldn’t expect.

The biggest upset last weekend was the Alabama Crimson Tide falling to the Texas A&M Aggies. However, Alabama didn’t lose much in terms of the PFF rankings, they only moved one spot to No. 2.

Moreover, the Texas Longhorns came in at No. 25 in the AP Poll. Surprisingly, they slot in at No. 11 in the PFF College Football Top 25 following their heart-breaking loss.

PFF College Football Top 25:

1) Georgia Bulldogs

2) Alabama Crimson Tide

3) Oklahoma Sooners

4) Cincinnati Bearcats

5) Iowa Hawkeyes

6) Ohio State Buckeyes

7) Michigan Wolverines

8) Ole Miss Rebels

9) Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

10) Michigan State Spartans

11) Texas Longhorns

12) Wake Forest Demon Deacons

13) Kentucky Wildcats

14) Texas A&M Aggies

15) Oregon Ducks

16) Penn State Nittany Lions

17) Arkansas Razorbacks

18) Notre Dame Fighting Irish

19) SMU Mustangs

20) Florida Gators

21) NC State Wolfpack

22) Oklahoma State Cowboys

23) Pittsburgh Panthers

24) Arizona State Sun Devils

25) Baylor Bears

Biggest Risers

Michigan State Spartans (+4). Mel Tucker’s squad continued to impress, as the dismantled the Rutgers Scarlet Knights — avenging their loss from 2020. The Spartans are one of the surprise teams in college football, and they could climb even higher with a win over Michigan in two weeks.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (+3). Could Wake Forest win the ACC? Over the last two weeks, they’ve barely escaped Louisville and Syracuse — winning by a combined six points. Still, they sit at 6-0 with everything right in-front of them.

Kentucky Wildcats (+3). Waka Flocka Flame isn’t the only believer in the Wildcats. Following another huge SEC victory, Mark Stoops is making believers out of everyone. With the Georgia Bulldogs on the docket, one of the biggest wins in program history is on the line this weekend.

Biggest Fallers

Penn State Nittany Lions (-8). The Nittany Lions lost their starting quarterback, sending them tumbling down the PFF College Football Top 25. Hopefully Sean Clifford can return as soon as possible, as the Penn State offense was lifeless without him.

Arkansas Razorbacks (-5). In a move that showed some gall, Sam Pittman went for the win instead of the tie against Ole Miss. Alas, it didn’t work out — and a one-point loss was the result.

Oregon Ducks (-4). The Ducks were in heaven following their win over Ohio State, already booking their tickets to the College Football Playoff. After having a bye week following their upset loss, Mario Cristobal’s team will have to get their minds right to try to build their credibility back.