While the first playoff rankings won't be released until Tuesday night, a look at this week's rankings show the conference is on the outside looking in, as Clemson now sits at No. 5 and Miami - the only unbeaten team left in the ACC - comes in at No. 6.
Georgia and Alabama are unbeaten and now on course to meet in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Georgia also has a victory over Notre Dame on their resume, and the Fighting Irish hold the No. 3 spot in the rankings. Alabama (8-0), which is No. 1 in the AP poll, is No. 2.
Oklahoma, which sits at No. 5, is led by Heisman hopeful Baker Mayfield, who's been a human highlight reel this season under first-year head coach Lincoln Riley.
Georgia's players are confident they will handle the lofty status in the same manner Alabama has the last several seasons, but the Bulldogs do admit this is a very different world. With the rankings released on Tuesday night, four teams find themselves in at the moment while everyone else will be chasing them.
However, there are some big clashes left on the schedule this year and it's highly likely that a couple of those teams could square off with each other before season's end.
Having SEC teams in the top two spots undoubtedly will be unpopular in other conferences.
Georgia is No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, but No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings. Penn State (7-1) 8. But are they the best team in their conference?
Georgia has sharply improved in Kirby Smart's second season in Athens, with his debut year yielding an 8-5 record and a trip to the Liberty Bowl. The Bulldogs' highest ranking previously was No. 9 on November 25, 2014.
With matchups coming up against ranked opponents in Oklahoma State and TCU, the Sooners may finally have the opportunity they have been looking for to jump into the playoff conversation.
Mourinho signed Matic from Chelsea in the summer for about £40 million (S$71.6 million), having also had an interest in Dier. But Pochettino wasn't happy that Mourinho had a long conversation in Portugeuse with his England midfielder.
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There has been confusion as to whether Fultz's shooting tweak caused the injury or began because of the injury. His shot didn't look the same as it did during the summer or at the University of Washington last season.
The release said they discussed issues facing Israel and how to bolster the relationship between the country and Wisconsin. Israel occupied the West Bank, including east Jerusalem, in the Six-Day War of 1967.
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Three missiles were fired from submarines and one was sacked from a ground station at the Plesetsk cosmodrome, north of Moscow . He clarified that the exercises were not in context to any global developments, reported Associated Press .
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Apple reports earnings after the bell
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Erdogan officially welcomed in Baku
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Tropical Storm Philippe Forms
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Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu
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