Ohio State turned into No. Five on Tuesday night time within the 2nd-to-final College Football Playoff scores, located to likely take advantage if one of the pinnacle four slips up on championship weekend.
Georgia (12-0) became No. 1 once more. No. 2 Michigan (12-0) and No. Three TCU (12-zero) both moved up a niche, and Southern California (11-1) climbed two spots into the fourth slot.
The Buckeyes (11-1) dropped 3 spots after dropping 45-23 to the rival Wolverines on Saturday at domestic. That recreation become 24-20 heading into the fourth area and 31-23 with 7:23 to go earlier than Michigan blew it open.
“It was talked about in the committee room that going into, truely early in the fourth region, the sport become nevertheless near,” said choice committee chairman Boo Corrigan, who’s North Carolina State’s athletic director. “That being said, you can’t completely push aside the manner the fourth area ended with Michigan form of taking over the sport there late.”Alabama (10-2) moved up a niche to No. 6 and became observed by using Southeastern Conference rival Tennessee, which beat the Crimson Tide in October.
The very last rankings and the four-group field for the College Football Playoff might be set Sunday. The semifinals may be performed Dec. 31 in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta and the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.Alabama (10-2) moved up a spot to No. 6 and turned into observed by way of Southeastern Conference rival Tennessee, which beat the Crimson Tide in October.
The final ratings and the 4-crew discipline for the College Football Playoff may be set Sunday. The semifinals may be played Dec. 31 in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta and the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.Wisconsin was unbeaten and No. 4 heading into Big Ten championship game however was crushed by using Ohio State, which had already misplaced twice and was No. Eight.
That left the committee with a gap at No. Four and it elevated Alabama instead of Ohio State, which completed No. 6 as the Big Ten champion with an 11-2 report.
NEW YEAR’S SIX POSSIBILITIES
Most of these situations contain the pinnacle four prevailing out and/or last the equal after this weekend’s games.
Alabama being beforehand of Tennessee could mean the Crimson Tide would go to the Sugar Bowl, that is contractually sure to get either the SEC champ or the very best-ranked SEC crew to be had after the playoff has been filled.
That would placed Tennessee inside the Orange Bowl or the Cotton Bowl, relying on what the Rose Bowl does.