Every week until the official College Football Playoff field is announced, a group of FOX Sports broadcasters, writers and production staff will vote on the "FOX Four" -- our collective ranking of the current four best teams in the country. Here is how we would seed the playoff field after Week 11.
Other teams receiving playoff votes: Clemson, Washington, USC
Next week on FOX and FS1 (all times ET): No. 13 Oklahoma State at TCU (Saturday, Noon, FS1); Texas Tech at Iowa State (Saturday, 3:30 p.m., FS1); Arizona State at No. 4 Washington (Saturday, 7 p.m., FOX).
This could just as easily be Clemson, but Louisville gets the nod after beating Wake Forest 44-12 in Week 11. Can Louisville hold onto this spot, though? If Clemson wins out and is a one-loss ACC champ -- beating Louisville along the way -- it's hard to imagine any scenario where the Cardinals finish above the Tigers.
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In a normal week, losing 14-13 at Iowa would have dropped Michigan out of the playoff field. But in a week with so much chaos, the impact is lessened and the Wolverines are still right in the middle of the playoff race. The Big Ten implications hanging on that Michigan-Ohio State game in a couple weeks are staggering.
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Ohio State (9-1)
In a week with so many upsets, the Buckeyes went on the road to Maryland and crushed the Terps 62-3. They were the unanimous No. 2 team in this week's ranking. Win out and they're in. Lose to Michigan, and then they need some help.
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There's no team in the country playing remotely close to the Crimson Tide at this point. Alabama smoked Mississippi State 51-3 to remain unbeaten. They clinched the SEC West with Auburn's loss and now just needs to split the Auburn game and SEC championship to secure a spot in the playoff.