Georgia ranked second in first College Football Playoff rankings of 2023
The Georgia Bulldogs are ranked second in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the 2023 season released Tuesday evening by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.
The Ohio State Buckeyes top the initial CFP rankings, while the Michigan Wolverines are just behind Georgia in third. The Florida State Seminoles (fourth) and Washington Huskies (fifth) round out the top five of the initial rankings.
The Bulldogs have not played any teams that are ranked in the first College Football Playoff rankings. However, Georgia hosts No. 12 Missouri this weekend and No. 10 Ole Miss on Nov. 11 before visiting No. 17 Tennessee on Nov. 18.
The Bulldogs are currently ranked number one in the AP Poll and US LBM Coaches Poll.
Check out the full College Football Playoff Rankings below:
College Football Playoff Rankings (Oct. 31)
1. Ohio State
4. Florida State
10. Ole Miss
11. Penn State
15. Notre Dame
16. Oregon State
22. Oklahoma State
23. Kansas State
25. Air Force
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release their Top 25 rankings each week on Tuesday through Nov. 28. Below is the schedule of dates (all times Eastern):
- Tuesday, Nov. 7: 7-8pm
- Tuesday, Nov. 14: 9-9:30pm*
- Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7-8pm
- Tuesday, Nov. 28: 7-7:30pm
- Sunday, Dec. 3 (selection day): Noon-4pm
*Approximate start time will be 9 p.m. ET live between games during the State Farm Champions Classic college basketball doubleheader at the United Center in Chicago, IL.
On Sunday, Dec. 3 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 top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs (8-0) are next scheduled to host the 14th-ranked Missouri Tigers (7-1) on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. The game will be televised by CBS at 3:30pm ET (Buy Tickets).