Upset after upset filled a college Football Saturday in Week 11. Clemson, Michigan, and Washington all fell, in addition to other top contenders such as Texas A&M, Auburn, and Virginia Tech. When there are upsets this late in the college football season, it usually spells the end for the defeated teams. This time around, it may spell their much-needed second chances.

Here is the College Football Playoff projection after Week 11.

1. Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama was the only team that emerged unscathed from Week 11. The talk this week had nothing to do with Mississippi State and everything to do with whether or not coach Nick Saban knew about the election or voted in the election.

He voted absentee and the Crimson Tide didn't look past the Bulldogs, smoking them 51-3. They should have a relatively easy week, with FCS school Chattanooga on the schedule next week.

2. Clemson Tigers

But they lost? How can they remain No. 2 in the playoff projections? Because this is a projection, not a current ranking - the Tigers will slip in next week's standings, but they still have the inside track at a playoff berth despite their last-second loss to the Pittsburgh Panthers, 43-42. Their biggest concern should be Deshaun Watson, whose arm is still attached despite throwing 70 passes in the defeat. The only other ACC team with a shot at the playoffs is Lamar Jackson and the Louisville Cardinals, and Clemson has already beat them head-to-head.

3. Ohio State Buckeyes

This is the only significant movement this week - Ohio State replaces their archrival Michigan, who succumbed to the Iowa Hawkeyes on a last-second field goal. The Buckeyes ripped the heart out of Maryland this week, setting them up well for their famous college football rivalry with the Wolverines.

The winner of that game will probably make the playoff, and right now, it looks like that winner will be Ohio State - Penn State is a wild card if you consider them an upper echelon team, but they just aren't.

4. Washington Huskies

Again with the losing team staying in the playoff hunt! Their 26-13 loss to a ranked USC team was tough to swallow, but they still have the inside track to win the Pac-12.

All eight playoff teams in college football history were conference winners, so if that remains the case, it will come down to the winner of the Pac-12 and the Big 12; Washington has less losses than Oklahoma, holding the advantage for the moment.

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