Both games will take place on Dec. 31.
In being named to the top four, Cincinnati became the first team from a Group of 5 conference to be named to the Playoff.
Notre Dame was the first team out of the field, finishing at No. 5. Ohio State ended up at No. 6.
Here's a look at how the entire rankings played out:
- Notre Dame
- Ohio State
- Ole Miss
- Oklahoma State
- Michigan State
- Wake Forest
- NC State
- San Diego State
- Texas A&M
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