The third College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2021 season have been released by the selection committee, and the top seven remains unchanged.
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 remains the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. BYU is the next highest non-power team at No. 14.
Auburn and Purdue both fell out of the College Football Playoff Rankings this week following defeats on Saturday.
Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below:
College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 16)
4. Ohio State
7. Michigan State
8. Notre Dame
9. Oklahoma State
10. Wake Forest
12. Ole Miss
16. Texas A&M
19. San Diego State
20. NC State
25. Mississippi State
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. 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.