Despite having the week off, the Buckeyes moved past the Crimson Tide for the top spot in this week's SP+ ratings.
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The Tigers move up to No. 1 after their Week 7 win over Florida, as the playoff hunt and conference races start to come into focus.
- Tua record cues 'rat poison' callback from Saban
- Alabama jumps to No. 1 after Clemson close call
- Tua, WR Smith smash Alabama records in rout
- Alabama kicker questionable for Ole Miss game
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