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Predicting The College Football AP Poll After Week 5 Of The 2019 Season

Justin Fields scrambles around the pocket for the Ohio State Buckeyes in a Big Ten college football game.

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes scrambles in the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

The Clemson Tigers have been the No. 1 ranked team in the country through the first five weeks of college football. After a close call against North Carolina, we think that changes on Sunday afternoon.

Clemson struggled all afternoon against the Tar Heels, and needed a big defensive stop on a two-point conversion try to prevail. Right now, the Tigers don't look like the best team in the country.

Alabama, meanwhile, looked dominant against Ole Miss. Ohio State also put on an impressive performance against Nebraska, staking its claim.

Despite a lack of upsets, we think there is going to be a decent shake-up this week in the polls.

Here's what we think the AP Poll will look like when it's unveiled on Sunday.

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Ohio State
  4. Georgia
  5. LSU
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Auburn
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Florida
  10. Notre Dame
  11. Texas
  12. Penn State
  13. Oregon
  14. Iowa
  15. Boise State
  16. Washington
  17. Utah (playing Washington State tonight)
  18. Michigan
  19. UCF
  20. Michigan State
  21. Oklahoma State (with win against Kansas State)
  22. Texas A&M
  23. Wake Forest
  24. Virginia
  25. California

College football fans - do we have it right?