The top three ranks in the latest College Football Playoff rankings are Mississippi State, Auburn, and Florida. The top fourth rank was bagged by Oregon.
The teams that have moved a spot higher after the first rankings were released by the selection committee, which comprises 12 members, are the Ducks. They have beaten Alabama, which has also climbed a spot higher.
On the other hand, Mississippi has fallen seven places because of losing a second time to Auburn. The team now occupies the 11th rank. The Rebels are still ahead of Nebraska, Baylor, and Ohio. Auburn is higher than all the other 12 teams that have lost just one game. Mississippi State, which won 17 – 10 against Arkansas, has retained its number one position.
The only power-five conference teams that have remained undefeated are the Seminoles and the Bulldogs. Marshall has not yet achieved a place in the Top 25 rankings. But Kansas State has moved up by two positions, overtaking Michigan State, and now holds the seventh rank.
The top 10 rankings, from higher to lower, are held by Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn, Oregon, Alabama, TCU, Kansas State, Michigan State, Arizona State, and Notre Dame.
The Sun Devils have moved upwards the highest. They had occupied the 14th rank, but now they are at the ninth position. Notre Dame, which is just behind the Sun Devils, will be playing against Arizona State this Saturday.
The above rankings are temporary as the selection committee will release the final rankings only on December 7.