“It’s been an exciting year so far and we’re not done with the excitement yet. The discussions the 12 members have each week is detailed and thorough,” said selection committee chairman Jeff Long. “Even though we don’t yet know who the conference champions are – and that is a factor we will weigh in December – this committee has been clear that quality of wins and strength of schedule are important factors.”
The selection committee will continue to evaluate teams and will meet in person again November 24-25 and December 1-2to issue its new rankings before the final meeting December 5-7. The playoff pairings and final top 25 will be announced Sunday, December 7.
The complete rankings are attached and can also be found on the official website of the College Football Playoff at www.collegefootballplayoff.com.