FB: Georgia claims No. 1 after CFP Championship victory over Alabama

For the first time since 1980, Georgia are college football champions. Following the Bulldogs’ 33-18 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, they finish the SMP’s inaugural season as No. 1. Alabama, Michigan and Cincinnati, CFP finalists, round out the top four. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 22 Georgia 550 14-1 (8-0) +3 2 AlabamaContinue reading “FB: Georgia claims No. 1 after CFP Championship victory over Alabama”

FB: Alabama jumps to No. 1 following SEC Championship Game win, Michigan No. 2

Alabama, SMP preseason No. 1, jumped back to the top spot following its victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship game Saturday. The 41-24 victory propelled the Crimson Tide to the top spot, just beating out Big Ten champions Michigan. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 14 Alabama 660 12-1 (8-1) +3 2 11 MichiganContinue reading “FB: Alabama jumps to No. 1 following SEC Championship Game win, Michigan No. 2”

FB Week 13: Michigan jumps to No. 2, rest of top 4 stay put in last week of regular season

After a chaotic and entertaining Rivalry Week, Michigan has vaulted itself into the College Football Playoff conversation. Michigan jumped to No. 2 in this week’s SMP football poll. The rest of the top four remained unchanged, and Oklahoma State moved to No. 5, just outside of the top four. All top five teams will playContinue reading “FB Week 13: Michigan jumps to No. 2, rest of top 4 stay put in last week of regular season”