Stanford lands at No. 7 in College Football Playoff rankings
After being ranked No. 11 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, the Cardinal shot up to No. 7 on Tuesday night.
Stanford (8-1, 7-0) benefitted from losses by LSU, TCU and Michigan State.
The Cardinal have three more games left this season: Oregon, Cal and No. 4 Notre Dame.
The six teams ahead of Stanford are Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Iowa and Baylor.
7. Stanford 8. Oklahoma State 9. LSU 10. Utah
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