Notre Dame moved up to No. 3 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. Michigan claimed the No. 4 spot following LSU’s loss on Saturday, while Alabama and Clemson remained at No. 1 and 2, respectively.
Georgia was next at five, followed by Oklahoma.
The playoff picture cleared up after a weekend where several contenders asserted themselves. The top-four teams in the final rankings on Dec. 2 will play in the national semifinals.
The Crimson Tide easily dispatched LSU from the top four, beating the Tigers 29-0. LSU, though, only dropped to No. 7 after its second loss, ahead of Washington State, West Virginia and Ohio State — all with only one loss.
Unbeaten Notre Dame moved up one spot to No. 3 and Michigan jumped a spot after a 42-7 victory against Penn State.