Minnesota made four appearances in the 2014 College Football Playoff Rankings. They peaked at No. 18 in Week 13 and were No. 25 three other times. They didn't appear again until the Week 11 Rankings this season when they debuted at No. 17, their highest-ever ranking. After a win over Penn State, the Gophers will jump into the top 10.
Only two top-15 teams lost in Week 11, but they were both in the top four: No. 3 Alabama and No. 4 Penn State. How far will Alabama drop? Will Penn State fall out of the top 10? And can Minnesota climb into the top eight?
We discuss on this week's High Motor podcast (starts at 1:01);