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
3. Notre Dame
6. Ohio State
12. Penn State
13. Washington State
16. West Virginia
18. Mississippi State
19. Texas A&M
21. Fresno state
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
|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|