The University of Wisconsin dropped three spots to No. 6 in the Associated Press poll after its 27-21 loss to Ohio State in Saturday's Big Ten Championship game.
Clemson maintained the top spot in the poll after its 38-3 thrashing of Miami in the ACC Championship game.
The Tigers were followed by Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama and Ohio State.
The Badgers (12-1) will learn their New Year's Six bowl fate later Sunday.