The College Football Playoff Selection Committee released their first set of Top 25 rankings tonight and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are number one.
Mississippi State is followed by Florida State, Auburn, and Ole Miss. Just outside the top four are Oregon (5th), Alabama (6th), and TCU (7th).
College Football Playoff Rankings (Oct. 28)
1. Mississippi State
2. Florida State
4. Ole Miss
8. Michigan State
9. Kansas State
10. Notre Dame
14. Arizona State
16. Ohio State
20. West Virginia
23. East Carolina
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Dec. 2.
On Sunday, Dec. 7, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee will announce the Playoff Semifinal pairings and semifinal bowl assignments at 12:45pm ET on ESPN.
At 2:45pm ET on Dec. 7, the committee will announce the Cotton, Fiesta and Peach Bowl pairings, as well as the final top 25 rankings. They will also announce the pairing for the Orange Bowl.
CFP Rankings Release Schedule
- Oct. 28 – 7:30pm ET, ESPN (First set of rankings released)
- Nov. 4 – 7:30pm ET, ESPN
- Nov. 11 – 7:30pm ET, ESPN
- Nov. 18 – 7pm ET, ESPN2
- Nov. 25 – 7pm ET, ESPN
- Dec. 2 – 7pm ET, ESPN
- Dec. 7 – 12:45pm ET on ESPN (Selection Sunday and Playoff Semifinal teams announced)