Colorado made the biggest climb in this week's ranking, while California fell into the bottom half.

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Stanford has sat on top of the Times’ Power Rankings for four of the past five weeks. Meanwhile, Washington, which briefly held No. 1 spot, has followed close behind for most of the season.

The two teams clash Friday at Husky Stadium in a showdown that will likely have major repercussions on the Pac-12 North Division race and ostensibly the College Football Playoff.

See our rankings for Week 5 below: