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No. 15 LSU, No. 16 BYU and No. 17 Miami all moved up two spots.
Houston jumped seven spots to No. 18 after clinching a spot in the Conference USA title game with a 73-14 victory against Rice.
No. 19 is California and No. 20 is Southern California.
Nebraska moved back into the rankings at No. 21. The Cornhuskers, who fell out of the Top 25 in October after starting the season ranked, play Texas in the Big 12 title game Saturday.
Oklahoma State had the biggest drop, sliding 11 spots to No. 22 after losing 27-0 to Oklahoma.
No. 23 Stanford also moved back into the rankings.
Falling out were Utah, Mississippi and North Carolina.
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