College Football Playoff Rankings 2021: National Semifinals Set

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The final College Football Playoff rankings of the 2021 season were released on Sunday, December 5, so we now know which four teams will be battling it out for a shot at the national championship.

Over the weekend, the Michigan Wolverines and Cincinnati Bearcats were able to take care of business in their respective conference championship games, while the Alabama Crimson Tide came through with a much-needed upset over top-ranked Georgia.

With Alabama’s win, they punched their ticket to the Playoffs as well, but how will the rankings play out?

This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and the Capital One Orange Bowl, while the College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 10, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Where did your favorite team check in when the selection committee announced the final College Football Playoff rankings of the season?

A full look at the rankings for games played through championship weekend can be seen below.

  1. Alabama
  2. Michigan
  3. Georgia
  4.  Cincinnati
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Ohio State
  7. Baylor
  8. Ole Miss
  9. Oklahoma State
  10. Michigan State
  11. Utah
  12. Pittsburgh
  13. BYU
  14. Oregon
  15. Iowa
  16. Oklahoma
  17. Wake Forest
  18. North Carolina State
  19. Clemson
  20. Houston
  21. Arkansas
  22. Kentucky
  23. Louisiana
  24. San Diego State
  25. Texas A&M

Did the selection committee get this week’s rankings correct? Sound off in the comments section below.

About the College Football Playoff: The College Football Playoff matches the No. 1 ranked team vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that rotate annually among six bowl games – the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and the Capital One Orange Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 10, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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