While the top eight all remained in order in the new CBS Sports 127, our comprehensive ranking of every FBS team in college football, there are some shake ups in the top 25 following a busy Week 12. Northwestern was one of the big stories of the weekend and one of the biggest movers within the top 30, rising 10 spots to No. 11 after taking down Wisconsin on Saturday. The Wildcats are 5-0 and in the driver’s seat of the Big Ten West thanks to wins against the Badgers, Purdue and Iowa, bringing them into the debate as a top 10 team and potential darkhorse for the College Football Playoff.
While Northwestern did fall one spot short of the top 10 this week in the CBS Sports 127 — our voters actually moved Indiana up two spots to No. 10 after an impressive rally came up