The College Football Playoff Selection Committee has released its first rankings for the 2018 season. The selection committee consists of 13 members who ranked the top 25 teams in the country through the first nine weeks of the season. They will continue to release a top 25 each week for the next 5 weeks, culminating in the final selection on Dec. 2.
Alabama sits at the No.1 spot, followed by Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame to fill out the top four.
The College Football Playoff National Championship takes place on January 7, 2019 at Levi's Stadium.
College Football Playoff Rankings — Oct. 30
4. Notre Dame
8. Washington State
10. Ohio State
13. West Virginia
14. Penn State
18. Mississippi State
20. Texas A&M
21. NC State
22. Boston College
23. Fresno State
24. Iowa State
On Dec. 2 the selection committee will announce the final rankings and the four teams that will participate in the Playoff Semifinal games.
College Football Playoff Ranking Release Schedule
- Tuesday, November 6
- Tuesday, November 13
- Tuesday, November 20
- Tuesday, November 27
- Sunday, December 2 (Selection Day)
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