About the Rankings

2017 Rankings

Rankings will be issued six times in 2017, including Selection Day, Sunday, December 3. The dates will be as follows:

  • October 31
  • November 7
  • November 14
  • November 21
  • November 28
  • December 3 (Selection Day and Playoff Semifinal teams announced)

For more information on rankings, the selection committee protocol and voting process, click here.


2016 Rankings

In 2016, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee issued its first rankings on Tuesday, November 1. The dates for the rankings were as follows:

  • November 1
  • November 8
  • November 15
  • November 22
  • November 29
  • December 4 (Selection Day and Playoff Semifinal teams announced)

To view complete 2016 rankings by week, click here.


2015 Rankings

In 2015, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee issued its first rankings on Tuesday, November 3. The final rankings and Playoff Semifinal teams were announced on Selection Day, Sunday, December 6. 

To view complete 2015 rankings by week, click here.


2014 Rankings

In 2014, the committee issued its first rankings on Tuesday, October 28, after the completion of the ninth week of the regular season. The final rankings and Playoff Semifinal teams were announced on Selection Day, Sunday, December 7. 

To view complete 2014 rankings by week, click here.