The second set of College Football Playoff Rankings for the 2019 season have been released by the selection committee, and the LSU Tigers have moved into first place.
LSU supplanted the Ohio State Buckeyes in first-place after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 46-41 on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Ohio State dropped one spot to No. 2.
Ohio State is followed by Clemson (3), Georgia (4), and Alabama (5). Just outside the top five are two Pac-12 teams — Oregon (6) and Utah (7). Minnesota (8), Penn State (9), and Oklahoma (10) round out the top ten.
Cincinnati (17th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. Four other teams are just behind the Bearcats — Memphis (18), Boise State (21), Navy (23), and Appalachian State (25). Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.
College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 12)
2. Ohio State
9. Penn State
16. Notre Dame
21. Boise State
22. Oklahoma State
24. Kansas State
25. 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. 19 – 7pm
- 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.