College Football Playoff rankings for Oct. 31 released

By Kevin Kelley -

The first College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2017 season have been released by the selection committee, and Georgia opens in first place.

Georgia is followed by (2) Alabama, (3) Notre Dame, and (4) Clemson. Just outside the top four are (5) Oklahoma, (6) Ohio State, (7) Penn State, and (8) TCU.

UCF (18th) is currently the highest ranked team from a Group of Five conference. Check out the full CFP Top 25 rankings below.

College Football Playoff Rankings (Oct. 31)

1. Georgia
2. Alabama
3. Notre Dame
4. Clemson
5. Oklahoma
6. Ohio State
7. Penn State
8. TCU
9. Wisconsin
10. Miami, FL
11. Oklahoma State
12. Washington
13. Virginia Tech
14. Auburn
15. Iowa State
16. Mississippi State
17. USC
18. UCF
19. LSU
20. NC State
21. Stanford
22. Arizona
23. Memphis
24. Michigan State
25. Washington State

On Sunday, Dec. 3 at Noon ET, the selection committee will announce their final rankings, Playoff Semifinal matchups, and the New Year’s bowl pairings.

CFP Rankings Release Schedule

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7pm ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9pm ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7pm ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7pm ET
  • Sunday, Dec. 3 (Selection Day and Playoff Semifinal teams announced) – Noon ET

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Comments (5)

I think not rewarding Alabama for playing all cream puffs is even stronger. On the other hand, LSU is about to get murdered by pissed off Bama

I don’t have a problem with this at all. If they feel Georgia is the best team, so be it. Bama & Georgia still have to play Auburn plus Georgia has to beat Tech as well. Hopefully both teams will remain undefeated. I think Wisconsin is on cruise control but has not really been challenged yet, The U is just waiting to lose by the way they play but they still have Va.Tech & ND to prove themselves. As for Bama playing ALL creampuffs, PLEASE! If that was the case then Bama would’ve been placed down there with The U & Wisconsin.I just think Bama is a well oiled machine that is just slicing through its schedule, as is Georgia, two top SEC teams that will meet probably in ATL.

“…two top SEC teams that will meet probably in ATL.”

They might meet in Atlanta twice. Once in the SEC title game and then again in the national title game.