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Ohio State ranked No. 2 in first College Football Playoff rankings

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State Buckeyes are ranked number 2 in the first College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday night.

>>Ohio State tied with Tennessee at No. 2 in AP top 25 poll, remains No. 2 in Coaches poll

Tennessee is number one, defending champion Georgia ranks three and Clemson is number four.

Michigan and Alabama round out the Top 6 with the Wolverines fifth and the Crimson Tide sixth.

The Buckeyes are coming off a 44-31 victory at Penn State Saturday afternoon, scoring 28 points in the fourth quarter.

Ohio State will play at Northwestern Saturday afternoon in Evanston, Illinois.

Kickoff is at 12 noon.

College Football Playoff Rankings (Nov. 1, 2022)

  1. Tennessee
  2. Ohio State
  3. Georgia
  4. Clemson
  5. Michigan
  6. Alabama
  7. TCU
  8. Oregon
  9. USC
  10. LSU
  11. Ole Miss
  12. UCLA
  13. Kansas State
  14. Utah
  15. Penn State
  16. Illinois
  17. North Carolina
  18. Oklahoma State
  19. Tulane
  20. Syracuse
  21. Wake Forest
  22. NC State
  23. Oregon State
  24. Texas
  25. UCF