The College Football Playoff committee released their first rankings for the 2021 season tonight and to no one’s surprise, the Georgia Bulldogs are No. 1. They were followed by No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Michigan State and No. 4 Oregon.
Ohio State and Cincinnati are ranked No. 5 and No. 6, respectively.
Michigan is ranked No. 7, two spots above where they are ranked in the AP poll.
The Big Ten had a strong showing with six teams ranked in the top 25 and three teams in close contention for the Playoff. As a whole, the Big Ten teams were ranked as followed:
No. 3 Michigan State
No. 5 Ohio State
No. 7 Michigan
No. 20 Minnesota
No. 21 Wisconsin
No. 22 Iowa
Including conference championships, five more weeks of football remain. Let the chaos begin.
What do you think about the first rankings and where Michigan is ranked by the College Football Playoff committee?