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Kirk Herbstreit Suggests Oklahoma Is In Trouble After Latest Rankings

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: GameDay host Kirk Herbstreit is seen during ESPN's College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, the newest College Football Playoff rankings were revealed and a new team found the top spot.

Ohio State, fresh off of a huge win over Penn State, vaulted to the No. 1 spot while LSU fell down to No. 2. Clemson and Georgia held their respective positions, rounding out the top four.

After that, Alabama stayed put at No. 5, while Utah and Oklahoma benefitted from Oregon's loss to Arizona State.

The Utes and Sooners came in at No. 6 and No. 7 respectively.

Following the release of the rankings, ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit suggested the new rankings don't bode well for the Sooners:

“The committee is re-calibrating it somewhat. I think the committee wanted to see how Baylor resounded to the Oklahoma loss. I don’t know how Utah though, who’s been ahead of Oklahoma since we’ve seen these rankings come out, if they look good and continue to play they way they have … it would be hard to move Oklahoma past Utah into that fourth spot. I think Utah is in a good spot and the Big 12 (isn’t).”

Lincoln Riley and company could be on the outside looking in, even if the Sooners win the Big 12.

However, if Utah loses at some point, Oklahoma would be right back in the mix.