CCR Top 130: Oregon and Minnesota Swtch Places At 7th and 8th

November 3, 2019 by Staff

The top 10 remain largely unchanged after a weekend that saw the list of undefeated teams shrink from 9 to 7.

SMU fell from 20th to 28th after bowing 54-48 at Memphis, and Appalachian State slipped 4 spots from 17th to 21st on the heels of Thursday night's home loss to Georgia Southern.

No. 19 Cincinnati becomes the highest-ranked Group Of Five school in the computer rankings after a Saturday in which the Bearcats needed a walk-off field goal to scrape by East Carolina (3-6). Appalachian State lurks just two spots back while Boise State and Central Florida are ranked 24th and 25th this week.

Ohio State, LSU, Clemson and Alabama remained locked in to the 1-through-4 positions in the latest edition of the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR Top 130) released early Sunday morning

Penn State stays at 5 and Georgia at 6, but Oregon and idle Minnesota switch places at 7 and 8 with the Ducks over-taking the Golden Gophers.  Oklahoma and Utah are still 9 and 10.

Florida dropped from 11th to 15th in the computer rankings with the 24-17 loss to Georgia.

Indiana rose from 26th to 20th after the Hoosiers improved to 7-2 with a 34-3 pasting of Northwestern.

Indiana's entry gives the Big Ten 7 teams in the top 25, all of which are ranked 20th or higher. SEC teams hold 5 of the top 15, followed by the Big 12 with 4. The ACC, the PAC-12 and the American have 2 apiece, while the Independents, Mountain West and Sun Belt each have 1.

Akron (0-9) is the best of the worst for the second straight week after a 35-6 loss at Bowling Green (3-6). UMass (1-8) tried to re-claim the No. 130 ranking with a 63-21 loss to Liberty. . The Minutemen had claimed the bottom spot for 8 straight weeks.

See the complete CCR Top 130.