College Football Playoff Rankings 2018: Final 4 Set

The 2018 college football regular season is in the books and it is time to prepare for bowl season and the race for the national championship. On Sunday, December 2, the final College Football Playoff rankings were released by the committee as we now know the final four teams who will be vying it out for a chance to raise the trophy.
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 third College Football Playoff rankings of the season can be seen below.


College Football Playoff Rankings — Week 12

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


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

MemberDetailsRecusals
Joe CastiglioneOklahoma athletic directorOklahoma, Missouri
Christopher B. HowardRobert Morris President; former Air Force RBNone
Jeff BowerFormer Southern Miss HCSouthern Miss
Herb DeromediFormer Central Michigan HCCentral Michigan
Ronnie LottFormer Southern California DBUSC
Bobby JohnsonFormer Vanderbilt HC; Ex-Clemson playerNone
Scott StricklinFlorida athletic directorFlorida
Rob Mullens (chairman)Oregon athletic directorOregon
Todd StansburyGeorgia Tech athletic directorGeorgia Tech
Frank BeamerFormer Virginia Tech HCOklahoma, Virginia Tech[c]
Paola BoivinThe Arizona Republic reporterNone
Ken HatfieldFormer Rice, Air Force, Arkansas & Clemson HCRice, Air Force, Arkansas, Clemson
Gene SmithOhio State athletic directorOhio State
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