College Football Playoff Rankings for Dec. 1 released

By Kevin Kelley -

The College Football Playoff Rankings for Dec. 1, 2020 have been released by the selection committee, and the Top 7 remains unchanged from last week.

Alabama remains in first place, and the Crimson Tide are again followed by (2) Notre Dame, (3) Clemson, (4) Ohio State, (5) Texas A&M, (6) Florida, and (7) Cincinnati.

The Georgia Bulldogs moved up one spot to No. 8 following their win over South Carolina and Northwestern’s loss to Michigan State on Saturday.

Texas (17) and Auburn (22) both dropped out of the College Football Rankings following losses last week.

Cincinnati (7th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. BYU is the next highest non-power team at No. 13. Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.

College Football Playoff Rankings (Dec. 1)

1. Alabama
2. Notre Dame
3. Clemson
4. Ohio State
5. Texas A&M
6. Florida
7. Cincinnati
8. Georgia
9. Iowa State
10. Miami
11. Oklahoma
12. Indiana
13. BYU
14. Northwestern
15. Oklahoma State
16. Wisconsin
17. North Carolina
18. Coastal Carolina
19. Iowa
20. USC
21. Marshall
22. Washington
23. Oregon
24. Tulsa
25. Louisiana

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Dec. 15. Below is the schedule of dates:

  • Tuesday, December 8
  • Tuesday, December 15
  • Sunday, December 20 (Selection Day)

On Sunday, Dec. 20 at Noon ET, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee will announce the Playoff Semifinal pairings and semifinal bowl assignments. Those will be followed by the pairings for the remainder of the New Year’s Six bowl games.

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Comment (1)

The top 4 look about right, though I still wonder why there so much disparity in the polls for a team like BYU. #8 in the AP and Coaches polls, but #13 in CFP. I guess it just shows how different people value the same things differently.