Here Are The First College Football Playoff Rankings Of The 2023 Season

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The first College Football Playoff rankings of the 2023 season were released on Tuesday, October 31, so we are seeing how things are shaping up entering the final stretch of the regular season.

Unlike the latest AP Top 25 poll, the two-time defending national champion Georgia Bulldogs are not No. 1. The Bulldogs checked in at No. 2, while the top spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff Rankings went to the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Rounding out the top four was the Michigan Wolverines and Florida State Seminoles.

On the outside looking in, meanwhile, are the No. 5 Washington Huskies and No. 6 Oregon Ducks.

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

A full look at the rankings for games played through October 29 can be seen below.

College Football Playoff Rankings – Week 10

  1. Ohio State
  2. Georgia
  3. Michigan
  4. Florida State
  5. Washington
  6. Oregon
  7. Texas
  8. Alabama
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Ole Miss
  11. Penn State
  12. Missouri
  13. Louisville
  14. LSU
  15. Notre Dame
  16. Oregon State
  17. Tennessee
  18. Utah
  19. UCLA
  20. USC
  21. Kansas
  22. Oklahoma State
  23. Kansas State
  24. Tulane
  25. Air Force

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, Vrbo Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Prudential. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Monday, January 1, 2024, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Prudential and Allstate Sugar Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 8, 2024, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

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