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Western Michigan ranked 21st in the College Football Playoff Committee Poll

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No movement once again for the Broncos, who are jumped by yet another G5 team.

Eastern Michigan at Western Michigan in Pictures Kenneth Bailey

Western Michigan took care of business Saturday afternoon against Buffalo, shutting out the Bulls at home 38-0 to advance to 11-0 for the first time in school history. This leaves only one (possibly two) games left for the Broncos to make their mark on the polls.

Earlier in the week, the Broncos moved up to 18 in the Coaches Poll and remained at 14 in the AP Poll. The Broncos were ranked 21st in last week’s Committee Poll after staying still from their previous ranking.

So how does this week hold up? The answer is: not well.

WMU remained at 21st despite what was seen by many analysts as a game that WMU needed to flex their muscle. They had College GameDay in town, a nationally-televised game and a perfect opportunity to beat up on an opponent. They did. And still no movement.

Now, the bottom of the table is crowded. Navy has joined the Committee Poll at 25th, while previously-unranked Houston at 9-2 jumped WMU to take 20th. Boise State jumped a spot to 19th.

Boise, Navy and Houston need a good amount of help to win their conference championships, while WMU controls their own destiny.

Here is the rest of the table, with Group of Five teams in bold:

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. Michigan
  4. Clemson
  5. Washington
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Penn State
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Colorado
  10. Oklahoma State
  11. Louisville
  12. Southern California
  13. Auburn
  14. Florida State
  15. Florida
  16. Nebraska
  17. Tennessee
  18. West Virginia
  19. Boise State
  20. Houston
  21. Western Michigan
  22. Utah
  23. Washington State
  24. Stanford
  25. Navy