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Ohio State No. 2, Michigan No. 3 In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

The Buckeyes and Wolverines will meet when ranked in top three for the second time in the playoff era.
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Ohio State and Michigan stood pat in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, which were revealed on Tuesday night, setting up their first meeting with both teams in the top three since 2016.

The Buckeyes won that game in double-overtime, 30-27, but the stakes are even higher this time around, as the winner will head to the Big Ten Championship Game and remain on track to reach the playoff.

The top four actually remained the same, with Georgia at No. 1 and TCU at No. 4. They're followed by two-loss LSU at No. 5, which replaced Tennessee as the first team on the outside looking in.

Other notable teams in this week's rankings include Penn State at No. 11 and Notre Dame at No. 15, which helps Ohio State's strength of schedule heading into the final week of the regular season. 

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That said, the full rankings are as follows, with each team’s overall record in parenthesis: 

1. Georgia (11-0)
2. Ohio State (11-0)
3. Michigan (11-0)
4. TCU (11-0)
5. LSU (9-2)
6. USC (10-1)
7. Alabama (9-2)
8. Clemson (10-1)
9. Oregon (9-2)
10. Tennessee (9-2)
11. Penn State (9-2)
12. Kansas State (8-3)
13. Washington (9-2)
14. Utah (8-3)
15. Notre Dame (8-3)
16. Florida State (8-3)
17. North Carolina (9-2)
18. UCLA (8-3)
19. Tulane (9-2)
20. Ole Miss (8-3)
21. Oregon State (8-3)
22. UCF (8-3)
23. Texas (7-4)
24. Cincinnati (9-2)
25. Louisville (7-4)


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