College Football Playoff Rankings for Nov. 19, 2019 released

By Kevin Kelley -

The third set of College Football Playoff Rankings for the 2019 season have been released by the selection committee, and the LSU Tigers remain in first place.

The top seven remains the same as the Week 12 rankings. The Ohio State Buckeyes are second, and they are followed by Clemson (3), Georgia (4), Alabama (5), Oregon (6), and Utah (7).

Rounding out the top ten in this week’s College Football Playoff Rankings are Penn State (8), Oklahoma (9), and Minnesota (10).

Memphis (18th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. Four other teams are just behind the Tigers — Cincinnati (19), Boise State (20), Appalachian State (24), and SMU (25). Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.

College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 19)

1. LSU
2. Ohio State
3. Clemson
4. Georgia
5. Alabama
6. Oregon
7. Utah
8. Penn State
9. Oklahoma
10. Minnesota
11. Florida
12. Wisconsin
13. Michigan
14. Baylor
15. Auburn
16. Notre Dame
17. Iowa
18. Memphis
19. Cincinnati
20. Boise State
21. Oklahoma State
22. Iowa State
23. USC
24. Appalachian State
25. SMU

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Dec. 3. Below is the schedule of dates (all times Eastern):

  • Tuesday, Nov. 26 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, Dec. 3 – 7pm

On Sunday, Dec. 8 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.

College Football Playoff Schedule

Comments (2)

Amen. They’ve beaten two P5’s, and beat the other strong Sunbelt team, UL. They’ll get the CCG at home and likely be 12-1.
With the huge alumni base they have, they could leap right over CUSA and be in the American and stay competitive.