The first College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2020 season have been released by the selection committee, and the Alabama Crimson Tide open in first place.
Alabama is followed by Notre Dame (2), Clemson (3), Ohio State (4), and Texas A&M (5). Florida (6) and Cincinnati (7) are just outside the top five.
Cincinnati (7th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. BYU is the next highest non-power team at No. 14. Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.
College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 24)
2. Notre Dame
4. Ohio State
5. Texas A&M
10. Miami (FL)
13. Iowa State
19. North Carolina
20. Coastal Carolina
23. Oklahoma State
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 (all times Eastern):
- Tuesday, November 24
- Tuesday, December 1
- 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.