In College Football Playoff Top 25

Sherman Parsons
December 3, 2018

The Bulldogs will slip from the No. 4 spot where they started the weekend, though they should remain in the top 10 when the selection committee releases its final set of rankings on Selection Sunday.

Oklahoma is in the College Football Playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot in the rankings after winning the Big 12 championship.

ESPN announced the game times for the December 29 playoff semifinals Sunday afternoon and the Tigers (13-0) will take on No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) at 4 p.m. on ESPN. "So we went with the one-loss conference champion". The Sooners (12-1) defeated Texas to win the Big 12 title on Saturday.

Clemson (the ACC champion) and Notre Dame (undefeated) should occupy the top three spots, likely in that order.

Prior to Saturday's SEC Championship, the Georgia Bulldogs were ranked No. 4 in the country.

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But Georgia tested Alabama on Saturday, leading by two touchdowns late in the third quarter before the Crimson Tide scored three consecutive touchdowns to win the title, with the help of backup quarterback Jalen Hurts.

Alabama advanced to its fifth straight College Football Playoff after completing a second-half comeback to beat Georgia 35-28 in the SEC Championship Game.

Oklahoma has lost to Clemson (2015) and Georgia (2017) in its two playoff appearances.

Ohio State's consolation prize for missing out on the College Football Playoff is a classic matchup in the Granddaddy of Them All. The LSU Tigers beat the Bulldogs by 20 in October.

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