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)
2. Ohio State
8. Penn State
16. Notre Dame
20. Boise State
21. Oklahoma State
22. Iowa State
24. Appalachian State
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.