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Miami, Oklahoma make CFP tip 4 debuts behind Alabama, Clemson

Georgia is out, Miami is in and Oklahoma finally has a chair in a tip 4 as a College Football Playoff rankings were announced Tuesday night.

Alabama takes over during No. 1 after a prior top-ranked team, Georgia, got blown out by Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers are now sitting during No. 6 and are dual weeks divided from an Iron Bowl strife with a Crimson Tide.

Clemson also benefited from Saturday’s shake-ups, as a Tigers went from No. 4 to No. 2, following waste by Georgia and Notre Dame.

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Baker vs. Bama? The latest CFP tip 4 has Oklahoma during No. 4 and Alabama during No. 1. Miami’s arise also means a second ACC group to span with Clemson.

  • Fear not, Big Ten, your CFP hopes are not lost

    While a SEC and ACC seem probably positive of during slightest one place in a playoff, a Big Ten can take condolence in a latest rankings. Wisconsin changed adult to No. 5, and Ohio State remained on a corner of a review during No. 9.

  • After Clemson is a group that knocked off Notre Dame — Miami. The third-ranked Hurricanes scarcely wore out their turnover sequence with 4 takeaways in a 41-8 drubbing of a Fighting Irish on Saturday.

    As a outcome of a loss, Notre Dame tumbled from No. 3 to No. 8 — one mark behind Georgia — though a Irish expected have had their hopes of creation a CFP dashed.

    Rounding out a tip 4 in a CFP rankings are a Sooners, who are 9-1 after a 38-20 win over Big 12 enemy TCU on Saturday. The Horned Frogs forsaken from sixth to 12th after a detriment in Norman. Oklahoma had been holding solid during No. 5 in a CFP rankings, though it finally done a pierce into a tip four.

    Wisconsin checks in as a top ranked Big Ten propagandize during No. 5. The Badgers (9-0) have plowed their approach by a diseased report and competence need a top-four group to remove in sequence to make a burst into a playoff position, even if they win out.

    Auburn sits during six, one mark forward of a group it took down on Saturday, Georgia. The Bulldogs fell from No. 1 to No. 7 after Saturday’s 40-17 loss, though a Bulldogs still could have a trail to a playoff if they win a SEC pretension game.

    The span of SEC squads are followed by dual teams from a Big Ten, Ohio State and Penn State, that are ranked Nos. 9 and 10, respectively. They are followed by a top ranked Pac-12 team, USC.

    TCU, during No. 12, is followed by another Big 12 team, Oklahoma State, that came divided with a 49-42 win over Iowa State that knocked a Cyclones out of a CFP rankings altogether.

    After a Cowboys is Washington State and UCF. The Knights are a top ranked group from a Group of 5.

    Mississippi State, that came oh so tighten to upsetting Alabama, sits during No. 16 and is followed by Michigan State, Washington and NC State.

    LSU is ranked 20th and is followed by Memphis, Stanford, Northwestern, Michigan and Boise State.

    Stanford, Michigan and Boise State are new to this week’s CFP rankings.

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