CBS Predicts Tonight’s College Football Playoff Rankings
TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 09: A general view during the national anthem prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)Tonight is a major mile marker for the 2018 college football season. The first College Football Playoff rankings will be unveiled.It is widely expected that the top four will be Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and LSU, in that order. However, there is room for argument beyond that.CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm unveiled his projected CFP rankings earlier today. He ranked the teams from 1-25.Here is Palm’s top 10:AlabamaClemsonNotre DameLSUMichiganGeorgiaKentuckyWashington StateOklahomaFloridaYou can see all of Palm’s rankings here.Assuming the top four teams are the ones mentioned above, we will definitely have a new foursome next week. That’s because Alabama and LSU play each other this Saturday.Michigan seems primed to make a jump into the top four, assuming the Wolverines can hold off Penn State this weekend in Ann Arbor.The first 2018 College Football Playoff rankings will drop tonight at 7:10 p.m. ET on ESPN.