Press Release

Fourth Top 25 Rankings Released by College Football Playoff Selection Committee

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee announced today its fourth set of top 25 rankings.

The selection committee will prepare three more rankings this season, including the final installment on Selection Day, Sunday, December 7.  The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the semifinals on January 1, 2015, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

“It’s been an exciting year so far and we’re not done with the excitement yet. The discussions the 12 members have each week is detailed and thorough,” said selection committee chairman Jeff Long.  “Even though we don’t yet know who the conference champions are – and that is a factor we will weigh in December – this committee has been clear that quality of wins and strength of schedule are important factors.”

The selection committee will continue to evaluate teams and will meet in person again November 24-25 and December 1-2 to issue its new rankings before the final meeting December 5-7.  The playoff pairings and final top 25 will be announced Sunday, December 7.

The complete rankings are attached and can also be found on the official website of the College Football Playoff atwww.collegefootballplayoff.com.

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