NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 14 Polls

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NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 14 Polls
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Pittsburgh, which beat Syracuse 76-61 on Saturday, is ranked for the first time this season.

The final full week of the 2016 college football regular season provided a bit of clarity for the playoff selection committee, removing a few teams from the equation and strengthening the positions of others. We'll see how that affects the next standings when they're released on Tuesday, but for now, we can look to the Associated Press Top 25 poll and Amway Coaches Poll for an idea of how things will look.

Well, sort of.

While the playoff committee does vote when putting together its ranking, the final order is agreed on by the group after it's clear a consensus believes that's how it should look. That's not the same with the AP and Amway polls, which are just the products of how 61 media members and 64 FBS coaches felt teams should be ranked.

And with so many voters, we can get some results that stand out for good and bad reasons. We've picked out some of the most notable developments from the latest polls.

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