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Auburn Plummets In ESPN's Latest Power Rankings

ESPN's latest FBS rankings.

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ESPN has dropped its latest installment of weekly power rankings, and as usual, there was some shifting in the ranks. Four new teams made the cut -- BYU, Wisconsin, Northwestern and the surprising Temple Owls -- but the real story was the fall experienced by the Auburn Tigers.

Auburn was No. 7 in last week's rankings, but checks in now at No. 21 after barely escaping FCS Jacksonville State in overtime yesterday. The second-biggest faller was Notre Dame, which dropped from No. 4 to No, 8 after escaping Charlottesville with a last-second win over Virginia. 

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BYU was the biggest riser, going from unranked to No. 18 after a second-straight Hail Mary victory. Georgia, USC, UCLA and Michigan State all climbed three spots each. 

Here are the complete rankings:

1. Ohio State
2. Alabama
3. Michigan State
4. TCU
5. USC
6. Baylor
7. UCLA
8. Notre Dame
9. Texas A&M 
10. Georgia
11. Oregon
12. FSU
13. Clemson
14. LSU
15. Ole Miss 
16. Oklahoma
17. Georgia Tech
18. BYU
19. Utah
20. Arizona
21. Auburn
22. West Virginia
23. Northwestern
24. Missouri
25 (tie). Wisconsin
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