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Mississippi State places 21st in latest CFP poll

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Previously ranked 16th, the Bulldogs are 21st in this week’s poll

NCAA Football: Mississippi State at Alabama John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Following a 24-0 road loss to Alabama, a turn of events occurred in the committee’s latest CFP poll, as the Bulldogs are now ranked 21st. While the maroon and white faithful had higher expectations, one cannot dispute being a top-25 team. Though Mississippi State was shut out, their schedule has been anything but easy, as the committee has taken note. The SEC is by far and away the nation’s most competitive conference and the Bulldogs have matched up against the best.

This week’s rankings are as follows.

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Notre Dame
  4. Michigan
  5. Georgia
  6. Oklahoma
  7. LSU
  8. Washington State
  9. West Virginia
  10. Ohio State
  11. UCF
  12. Syracuse
  13. Florida
  14. Penn State
  15. Texas
  16. Iowa State
  17. Kentucky
  18. Washington
  19. Utah
  20. Boston College
  21. Mississippi State
  22. Northwestern
  23. Utah State
  24. Cincinnati
  25. Boise State

At 6-4, Mississippi State hosts 2-8 Arkansas Saturday November 17th at 12:00 p.m. ET