The latest College Football Playoff rankings have been released and there were some interesting moves by the committee. Who are the biggest snubs?
Snubs can be a number of different thinks when it comes to College Football Playoff rankings. The committee gets together and votes on what the Top 25 should look like every week and they sometimes list teams too low or not at all.
While some may consider a “playoff snub” as a team that is completely left out of the top four that should be there, but that’s not the case. It can be that, but it can also be a team that is ranked lower than it should be and doesn’t get the respect it should.
Which teams should have been ranked higher in the Week 12 poll?
3. SMU (No. 25 to unranked)
It’s not often you’ll see a team that’s ranked win its game and still drop from the rankings, but the committee was not at all impressed with the Mustangs’ slim win over East Carolina where they gave up 51 points.
The New Year’s Six is still a possibility for the Mustangs, but they just got passed up by Appalachian State in this week’s rankings are are behind Cincinnati, Memphis, Boise State as well as Navy. They have some work to do, but the committee dropped them unfairly after taking care of business and improving to 9-1 on the season.
Everyone would love to see Shane Buechele finish his strong transfer season in a New Year’s Six bowl against a Power Five team, but his defense may be holding him back from such goals.