Iowa No. 5 in latest College Football Playoff rankings
Iowa is No. 5 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday.
The Hawkeyes, which were No. 9 in the initial ranking last week and sit at No. 8 in the latest AP poll and Coaches poll, defeated the Indiana Hoosiers 35-27 on Saturday to move to 9-0 on the year.
The four-spot jump means Iowa is the first team out of the College Football Playoff. Clemson (9-0), Alabama (8-1), Ohio State (9-0) and Notre Dame (8-1) sit in front of the Hawkeyes.
Clemson remained No. 1 on Tuesday night, with Alabama moving up two spots to No. 2, Ohio State staying at No. 3 and the Fighting Irish up a spot to No. 4.
Notre Dame has moved into the top four in the second College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season.
Baylor is the highest-ranked Big 12 team at No. 6.
LSU, No. 2 last week, dropped to No. 9 after losing at Alabama.
Up next for Iowa is a night matchup with Minnesota (4-5) at Kinnick Stadium.
The complete list:
3. Ohio State
4. Notre Dame
8. Oklahoma State
13. Michigan State
16. Florida State
17. Mississippi State
23. North Carolina
The AP contributed to this report