The second College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2021 season have been released by the selection committee, and the Georgia Bulldogs remain in first place.
Georgia is followed by Alabama (2), Oregon (3), Ohio State (4), and Cincinnati (5). Michigan (6) and Michigan State (7) are just outside the top five.
Fifth-ranked Cincinnati is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. BYU is the next highest non-power team at No. 14.
Fresno State, Minnesota, Kentucky, and Mississippi State each fell out of the College Football Playoff Rankings this week.
Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below:
College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 9)
4. Ohio State
7. Michigan State
9. Notre Dame
10. Oklahoma State
11. Texas A&M
12. Wake Forest
15. Ole Miss
16. NC State
22. San Diego State
Dropped from rankings: Mississippi Sate 17, Kentucky 18, Minnesota 20, Fresno State 23
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Nov. 30. Below is the schedule of dates (all times Eastern):
- Tuesday, Nov. 16 – 7:00pm ET
- Tuesday, Nov. 23 – 7:00pm ET
- Tuesday, Nov. 30 – 7:00pm ET
- Sunday, Dec. 5 – Noon ET (Selection Day)
On Sunday, Dec. 5 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.