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J.C. Shelton

College Football Playoff rankings released after Week 12

Survive and advance was the theme of Week 12.

Georgia’s 16-6 win over Kentucky was not pretty, but the 11-0 Bulldogs remain No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings with one week to go in the regular season.

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Ohio StateMichigan, TCU and USC survived in very close games. Tennessee lost, 63-38, to South Carolina. And the night ended with a great game between Oregon and Utah, which the Ducks won, 20-17.

Other fun ones included: UNC losing to Georgia Tech, Ole Miss losing to Arkansas, UCF losing to Navy, Oklahoma State losing to Oklahoma and NC State losing to Louisville.

Here’s the updated College Football Playoff rankings:

1. Georgia

2. Ohio State

3. Michigan

4. TCU

5. LSU

6. USC

7. Alabama

8. Clemson

9. Oregon 

10. Tennessee

11. Penn State

12. Kansas State

13. Washington

14. Utah

15. Notre Dame

16. Florida State

17. North Carolina

18. UCLA

19. Tulane

20. Ole Miss

21. Oregon State

22. UCF

23. Texas

24. Cincinnati

25. Louisville

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