The College Football Playoff Rankings for Dec. 15, 2020 have been released by the selection committee, and the Top 5 remains unchanged from last week.
Alabama remains in first place, and the Crimson Tide are followed by (2) Notre Dame, (3) Clemson, (4) Ohio State, and (5) Texas A&M. Florida, ranked 6th last week, dropped one spot to 7th following their 37-34 loss against LSU.
The Iowa State Cyclones, previously ranked 7th, moved up one spot to 6th. Georgia also moved up one spot to 7th, while Cincinnati slipped a spot to 9th.
Missouri (25) dropped out of the College Football Rankings following their loss to Georgia on Saturday.
Cincinnati (9th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. Coastal Carolina is the next highest non-power team at 12th. Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.
College Football Playoff Rankings (Dec. 15)
2. Notre Dame
4. Ohio State
5. Texas A&M
6. Iowa State
12. Coastal Carolina
15. North Carolina
18. Miami (FL)
21. Oklahoma State
22. NC State
24. San Jose State
Today’s release marks the penultimate rankings from the College Football Playoff. The committee will release their final set of rankings on Sunday.
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.