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The place Alabama stands in fourth Faculty Soccer Playoff rankings

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The fourth version of the Faculty Soccer Playoff high 25 rankings was launched on Tuesday, and following its 34-0 house win over the Governors of Austin Peay, Alabama climbed one spot to No. 7 within the ballot that may finally set the postseason scene in lower than two weeks’ time.

The highest-four groups remained the identical as final week’s rankings No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 TCU. However that may change after this weekend’s video games with Ohio State and Michigan set to play. Tennessee’s 63-38 loss at South Carolina noticed the Vols drop 5 spots to No. 10, whereas LSU and USC every rose one spot to Nos. 5 and 6, respectively.

Clemson was ranked one spot behind Alabama at No. 8, however the Tigers have two extra video games in entrance of them, together with the ACC Championship Recreation on Dec. 3 in opposition to No. 17. North Carolina. No. 9 Oregon and the Vols rounded out the highest 10 on the Nov. 22 rankings reveal.

CFP choice committee chair Boo Corrigan mentioned the Tide and Tigers whereas on ESPN.

“You are wanting on the soccer judgment, proper, as we’re going by means of this,” Corrigan stated Tuesday night. “Clemson is 6-1 in opposition to groups over .500. Alabama is 6-2 with groups over .500. They have the 2 shut losses, clearly, Alabama does. And that sport in opposition to Notre Dame, that 35-14 sport continues to be a part of the dialogue. You take a look at Clemson, defensively, they have some dudes up entrance which can be making performs and doing issues.

However general, we noticed Alabama as being seven and Clemson eight.”

Though Alabama climbed within the CFP Prime 25 rankings, Tuesday nonetheless marked the fifth time the Tide has been ranked exterior of the highest six groups in 51 whole installments. It was additionally simply the third time (now in a row) that each Alabama and Clemson weren’t among the many top-six groups.

UA was eradicated from having the ability to compete within the SEC Championship Recreation subsequent month. It would function a matchup between LSU and Georgia. With two losses, the Tide’s hopes of constructing an eighth look within the four-team playoff have all however ended. Alabama (9-2, 5-2 SEC) is targeted on strongly ending the season and reaching 10 wins for a fifteenth straight yr.

The SEC landed 5 groups among the many Faculty Soccer Playoff Prime 25 on Tuesday evening in Georgia, LSU, Alabama, Tennessee and No. 20 Ole Miss, losers of two in a row. The Tide will shut out the common season in opposition to unranked Auburn on Saturday, Nov. 26, at 2:30 pm

The fifth version of the CFP rankings shall be launched on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6 pm CT, and that may mark the penultimate rankings reveal previous to Choice Sunday on Dec. 4 (11 am).


1. Georgia (11-0)

2Ohio State (11-0)

3. Michigan (11-0)

4.TCU (11-0)

5.LSU (9-2)

6.USC (9-1)

7. Alabama (9-2)

8Clemson (10-1)

9. Oregon (9-2)

10. Tennessee (9-2)

11Penn State (9-2)

12Kansas State (8-3)

13. Washington (9-2)

14Utah (8-3)

15. Notre Dame (8-3)

16Florida State (8-3)

17. North Carolina (9-2)

18. UCLA (8-3)

19. Tulane (9-2)

20. Ole Miss (8-3)

21. Oregon State (8-3)

22UCF (8-3)

23.Texas (7-4)

24. Cincinnati (9-2)

25. Louisville (7-4)

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