The college football playoff committee unveiled its final top 25 this morning on ESPN. The Ohio State Buckeyes jumped into the top four with their 59-0 dismantling of Wisconsin in the Big 10 championship game.
No. 1 Alabama firmly established itself as the best team in the country by dismantling Missouri 42-13 in the SEC championship game.
No. 2 Oregon got its revenge against Arizona by beating the Wildcats 51-13 in the Pac-12 championship game.
And the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles -- like they have all season -- barely scraped away with a 38-35 victory against Georgia Tech in the ACC championship game to complete a perfect regular season.
No. 5 Baylor jumped No. 6 TCU after the Bears beat Kansas State 38-27 in their regular season finale. TCU was ranked No. 3 entering the final weekend in which it destroyed Iowa State 55-3.
No. 20 Boise State is the only group of five conference representative in the final top 25. The Broncos looked great in the Mountain West championship game, beating Fresno State 28-14. Boise State will play No. 10 Arizona in the Vizio Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. PT.
Here are all four rankings.
|Playoff||AP||Coaches||Massey computer composite|
|2||Oregon||Florida State||Florida State||Oregon|
|4||Ohio State||Baylor||Ohio State||Ohio State|
|5||Baylor||Ohio State||Baylor||Florida State|
|7||Mississippi State||Michigan State||Michigan State||Ole Miss|
|8||Michigan State||Mississippi State||Mississippi State||Mississippi State|
|9||Ole Miss||Ole Miss||Georgia Tech||Michigan State|
|10||Arizona||Georgia Tech||Kansas State||Georgia|
|11||Kansas State||Kansas State||Arizona||Auburn|
|12||Georgia Tech||Arizona||Ole Miss||Kansas State|
|15||Arizona State||Arizona State||UCLA||Wisconsin|
|21||Louisville||Boise State||Boise State||Arizona State|
Oregon will play Florida State in the Playoff Semifinal Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. PT, followed by Alabama versus Ohio State in the Playoff Semifinal Sugar Bowl at 5:30 p.m. PT.