College Football Playoff rankings: Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson sojourn in tip four






SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ college football contributor Paul Myerberg breaks down a hottest headlines from week 10.

The tip of College Football Playoff rankings expelled Tuesday demeanour only like a tip of final week’s phenomenon from a committee.

Georgia retains a No. 1 position followed by associate SEC opposition Alabama. The Bulldogs have already clinched a SEC East title. They’re watchful to see if a Crimson Tide can get past Mississippi State and Auburn to accommodate them in Atlanta.

Notre Dame binds down a third mark with Clemson in fourth. If a deteriorate finished today, Georgia would face a Tigers in one of a semifinals and Alabama would accommodate a Irish in a other matchup.

Oklahoma stays on a outward looking in notwithstanding a highway win during then-No. 11 Oklahoma State. The Sooners have a possibility to stir a cabinet serve and presumably allays some of a fears about their invulnerability when they horde No. 6 TCU. It could be a initial of dual matchups between a schools with a Big 12 returning to a championship game.

Miami (Fla.) rose 3 spots to No. 7 after violence then-No. 13 Virginia Tech. The dominant Hurricanes get a revisit from Notre Dame in a game that will be outrageous for both team’s chances.

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Wisconsin is a lowest of a 4 vital unbeatens during No. 8. The Badgers haven’t played a formidable report to date, though will finish with Iowa, Michigan and a clever competition in Big Ten pretension diversion if they keep winning.

Asked about carrying dual teams but a detriment behind 4 teams with one detriment during this point, cabinet authority Kirby Hocutt pronounced a group’s idea was to determine the tip 4 teams in a country. Left unsaid, was that going dominant won’t pledge anybody a mark in a final four.

The china backing for Wisconsin is this week dual teams in front of them are certain to lose. And possibly Georgia or Alabama are certain to remove as weel. 

Washington and Auburn finish a tip 10.

Falling out of a tip 10 were Ohio State and Penn State, who were sixth and seventh, respectively, before losing on a highway in a Big Ten.

The tip 4 teams in final rankings on Dec. 3 will play in a semifinals. Those dual games will be played in a Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.

The championship diversion will be played on Jan. 8 in Atlanta during a Mercedes-Benz Stadium.


1. Georgia (9-0)
2. Alabama (9-0)
3. Notre Dame (8-1)
4. Clemson (8-1)
5. Oklahoma (8-1)
6. TCU (8-1)
7. Miami (Fla.) (8-0)
8. Wisconsin (9-0)
9. Washington (8-1)
10. Auburn (7-2)
11. Southern California (8-2)
12. Michigan State (7-2)
13. Ohio State (7-2)
14. Penn State (7-2)
15. Oklahoma State (7-2)
16. Mississippi State (7-2)
17. Virginia Tech (7-2)
18. Central Florida (8-0)
19. Washington State (8-2)
20. Iowa (6-3)
21. Iowa State (6-3)
22. Memphis (8-1)
23. North Carolina State (6-3)
24. LSU (6-3)
25. Northwestern (6-3)


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