Georgia takes over top spot in latest College Football Playoff rankings
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Georgia takes over top spot in latest College Football Playoff rankings

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The Georgia Bulldogs have taken over the top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday evening by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.

Georgia, previously ranked third, moved up to first after defeating the previously top-ranked Tennessee Volunteers 27-13 in Athens on Saturday. As a result of the loss, Tennessee dropped from first to fifth.

Ohio State is ranked second in the latest CFP rankings, with Michigan in third and TCU in fourth.

The Bulldogs have beaten two teams that are currently in the College Football Playoff rankings. In addition to beating Tennessee, Georgia crushed now No. 6 Oregon in their season-opener, 49-3, in Atlanta.

The Bulldogs are also ranked number one in the AP Poll and USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll.

Check out the full College Football Playoff Rankings below:

College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 8)

1. Georgia
2. Ohio State
3. Michigan
4. TCU
5. Tennessee
6. Oregon
7. LSU
8. USC
9. Alabama
10. Clemson
11. Ole Miss
12. UCLA
13. Utah
14. Penn State
15. North Carolina
16. NC State
17. Tulane
18. Texas
19. Kansas State
20. Notre Dame
21. Illinois
22. UCF
23. Florida State
24. Kentucky
25. Washington

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Nov. 29. Below is the schedule of dates (all times Eastern):

  • Tuesday, Nov. 15: 9-9:30pm ET*
  • Tuesday, Nov. 22: 7-8pm ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29: 7-7:30pm ET
  • Sunday, Dec. 4: Noon-4pm ET (Selection day)

On Sunday, Dec. 4 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.

The Georgia Bulldogs (9-0) are next scheduled to travel to face the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday, Nov. 12. The game will be televised by ESPN at 7:00pm ET (Buy Tickets).

College Football Playoff Schedule

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