College Football Playoff Rankings 2018: Week 11

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The 2018 college football season is in full swing and we are now getting our second look at how the postseason could shape up. On Tuesday, November 6, the latest College Football Playoff rankings were released by the committee as we gear up for the home stretch of the season.

This year’s College Football Playoff National Championship game will take place on January 7, 2019, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

The second College Football Playoff rankings of the season can be seen below.


College Football Playoff Rankings — Week 11

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Notre Dame
  4. Michigan
  5. Georgia
  6. Oklahoma
  7. LSU
  8. Washington State
  9. West Virginia
  10. Ohio State
  11. Kentucky
  12. UCF
  13. Syracuse
  14. NC State
  15. Florida
  16. Mississippi State
  17. Boston College
  18. Michigan State
  19. Texas
  20. Penn State
  21. Iowa
  22. Iowa State
  23. Fresno State
  24. Auburn
  25. Washington

About the College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff matches the No. 1 seed vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that rotate annually among six bowl games – the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and Capital One Orange Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 7, 2019, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.


College Football Playoff Selection Committee

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via College Football Playoff

Member Details Recusals
Joe Castiglione Oklahoma athletic director Oklahoma, Missouri
Christopher B. Howard Robert Morris President; former Air Force RB None
Jeff Bower Former Southern Miss HC Southern Miss
Herb Deromedi Former Central Michigan HC Central Michigan
Ronnie Lott Former Southern California DB USC
Bobby Johnson Former Vanderbilt HC; Ex-Clemson player None
Scott Stricklin Florida athletic director Florida
Rob Mullens (chairman) Oregon athletic director Oregon
Todd Stansbury Georgia Tech athletic director Georgia Tech
Frank Beamer Former Virginia Tech HC Oklahoma, Virginia Tech[c]
Paola Boivin The Arizona Republic reporter None
Ken Hatfield Former Rice, Air Force, Arkansas & Clemson HC Rice, Air Force, Arkansas, Clemson
Gene Smith Ohio State athletic director Ohio State