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Projecting The AP Poll, Coaches' Poll After Week 8 Of The College Football Season

Week eight of the 2016 college football season saw one huge upset - and we got a little closer to understanding how the College Football Playoff could shape out.

Saturday brought a few interesting storylines. Alabama, after crushing Texas A&M, still looks like the best team in the country. Ohio State stumbled against Penn State and may need help to reach the Playoff later this year. A few others looked dominant - including Michigan, Washington and Louisville. Here's what we learned:

  • It's starting to look like Louisville is going to be the first non-conference champion in the College Football Playoff.
  • Alabama is going to win the SEC West barring a major collapse.
  • Michigan vs. Ohio State in late November just got a lot more interesting.
  • Washington vs. Utah, amazingly, is the biggest Pac-12 game of the far.

Here's what we expect the top ten to look like in both the Coaches' Poll and the AP Poll on Sunday afternoon: