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Where Michigan landed in first College Football Playoff Rankings

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The Big Ten features three teams in the top seven.

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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?