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Week 10 FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll - Nov. 6
Defending national champion Alabama remains No. 1; Michigan, Clemson, Washington and Ohio State round out the top five in Week 10 of the Super 16 Poll.
Published: 11/6/2016 11:28:00 AM
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-Alabama shut out LSU in Baton Rouge and posted its 21st consecutive victory in remaining atop the poll with three regular-season games remaining before a possible slot in the SEC title game. The Crimson Tide received 44 of a possible 45 first-place votes. No. 2 Michigan picked up the other first-place vote.

-The top four teams in the poll remained in the same order for a third straight week. Ohio State and Louisville flipped places from a week ago in the Nos. 5 and 6 spots. Nebraska, Florida and Baylor all dropped out of the poll after losses. They were replaced by first-timers Penn State, Colorado and Oklahoma State.  

-The SEC and Big Ten had four teams each; the Pac-12 and Big 12 three each; and the ACC two.

KEY GAMES IN WEEK 11: Mississippi State at No. 1 Alabama; No. 2 Michigan at Iowa; Pittsburgh at No. 3 Clemson; USC at No. 4 Washington; No. 5 Ohio State at Maryland; Wake Forest at No. 6 Louisville; Illinois at No. 7 Wisconsin; No. 8 Auburn at Georgia; Baylor at No. 9 Oklahoma; No. 10 Penn State at Indiana; Mississippi at No. 11 Texas A&M; No. 12 West Virginia at Texas; No. 13 Utah at Arizona State (Thursday); No. 14 Colorado at Arizona; Texas Tech at No. 15 Oklahoma State; No. 16 LSU at Arkansas.

ABOUT THE FWAA-NFF SUPER 16 POLL: The FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll was established at the conclusion of the 2013 season by long-time partners, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and the National Football Foundation (NFF). Voters rank the top 16 teams in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, and the results will be released every Sunday of the 2016 season; the individual votes of all members will also be made public. The final poll will be released Dec. 4. The pollsters consist of FWAA writers and College Football Hall of Famers who were selected to create a balanced-geographical perspective. The poll utilizes a program designed by Sports Systems to compile the rankings.

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