What do the college football rankings mean?
The college football rankings are the bottom-line determination of a team’s fate. Beginning with the Associated Press and coaches polls, and followed by the College Football Playoff rankings, the college football pecking order becomes clearer as the season goes on.
What are the weekly polls in college football?
There are two main weekly polls that begin in the preseason—the AP Poll and the Coaches' Poll. One additional poll, the College Football Playoff (CFP) ranking, is usually released starting midway through the season.
Who are the top 10 teams in the College Football Playoff?
1 Alabama Crimson Tide 2 Oklahoma Sooners 3 Ohio State Buckeyes 4 Clemson Tigers 5 Georgia Bulldogs 6 Iowa State Cyclones 7 Cincinnati Bearcats 8 Texas A&M Aggies 9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 10 Florida Gators More items...
What do the numbers in parentheses mean in college football rankings?
Number in parentheses is where each team finished in the most recent rankings. 25. San Diego State Aztecs 12-2 (NR) 24. Utah State Aggies 11-3 163 (NR) 23. Iowa Hawkeyes 10-4 171 (17) 22. Oregon Ducks 10-4 364 (15) 21. Arkansas Razorbacks 9-4 371 (22) 20. NC State Wolfpack 9-3 382 (18) 19. BYU Cougars 10-3 435 (14)