This week in college football was yet another wild weekend. Number one Alabama got beat by Auburn in the Iron Bowl. Number two Miami got beat by Pittsburgh. The rankings will shift a lot following both of those losses. Alabama will have a tough time getting into the playoffs following their loss.
1. Oklahoma (11-1)
This is a very good Oklahoma Sooners team who has bounced back following a loss to Iowa State. Since that loss, the Sooners are scoring 46 points per game. The Sooners are led by Heisman trophy favorite Baker Mayfield. He has thrown for 37 touchdowns and only 5 interceptions. The leading rusher for the Sooners, is Rodney Anderson. He has rushed for 867 yards and tacked on 11 touchdowns. Oklahoma has had significant help from wide receiver CeeDee Lamb. He has 741 yards receiving and 7 touchdown catches. Tight end Mark Andrews has 848 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns. The leader of this defense is Ogbonnia Okoronkwo. He has 64 tackles and 17 tackles for loss.
2. Clemson (11-1)
The Clemson Tigers, just like Oklahoma had to bounce back from a tough loss to Syracuse. Since that loss Clemson is averaging 39 points per game. This season Clemson is averaging 457 yards and giving up 290 yards per game. The Tigers quarterback, is Kelly Bryant. He has thrown for 10 touchdowns and rushed for 10 touchdowns. The leading rusher for Clemson is Travis Etienne. He has 679 yards and 11 touchdowns and is averaging 68 yards per game. On the defensive side, the leading tackler is Dorian O’Daniel. He has 90 tackles and 9.5 tackles for loss.
3. Auburn (10-2)
The Auburn Tigers could be the first two lost team, to make the playoffs. The Tigers suffered a loss to Clemson and LSU. This Auburn team is averaging 37 points and giving up just 16 points per contest. Auburn is carried by their running attack, led by Kerryon Johnson. He has 1,276 yards and 17 touchdowns. The leading passer for the Tigers is Jarrett Stidham. He has thrown for 2,682 yards and 16 touchdowns. The leading tackler for the Tigers, is Deshaun Davis. He has 65 tackles and 5.5 tackles for loss.
4. Wisconsin (12-0)
The Wisconsin Badgers finished off the perfect season at 12-0. The Badgers are scoring 35 points per game and allowing just 12 points per game. The leading rusher for the Badgers is Jonathan Taylor. He has 1,306 yards and 13 touchdowns on the season. The leading passer for Wisconsin is Alex Hornibrook. He has thrown for 2,157 yards and 21 touchdowns. T.J. Edwards lead this defense in tackles for a loss with 11. The leading tackler for the Badgers is, Ryan Connelly. He has 71 tackles and 10 tackles for loss.