Football Re-Enters College Football Playoff Rankings

LSU's Arden Key
LSU's Arden Key
Steve Franz
Todd Politz (@tpolitz)
Todd Politz (@tpolitz)
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BATON ROUGE -- The LSU football team finished the regular season ranked 21st in the College Football Playoff Rankings, it was announced Tuesday evening.

LSU (8-3, 5-3 SEC), which defeated Texas A&M on Saturday at Tiger Stadium, awaits its postseason bowl berth for the 16th-straight season. Matchups are expected to be announced by 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The Tigers are among five SEC teams ranked in this week's poll that determines teams that will make the four-team College Football Playoffs.

College Football Playoff Rankings
Dec. 1, 2015 | Week 5

Rank, Team, Record
1, Clemson, 12-0
2, Alabama, 11-1
3, Oklahoma, 11-1
4, Iowa, 12-0
5, Michigan State, 11-1
6, Ohio State, 11-1
7, Stanford, 10-2
8, Notre Dame, 10-2
9, Florida State, 10-2
10, North Carolina, 11-1
11, TCU, 10-2
12, Baylor, 9-2
13, Ole Miss, 9-3
14, Northwestern, 10-2
15, Michigan, 9-3
16, Oregon, 9-3
17, Oklahoma State, 10-2
18, Florida, 10-2
19, Houston, 11-1
20, USC, 8-4
21, LSU, 8-3
22, Temple, 10-2
23, Navy, 9-2
24, Utah, 9-3
25, Tennessee, 8-4

Dropped from rankings: Washington State 20, Mississippi State 21, UCLA 22, Toledo 24

 

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