When Are College Football Playoff Rankings Announced? Where to Watch, Live Stream Week 14 CFP Selection Show

No major changes are expected in the top four of the College Football Playoff when the selection committee releases its weekly rankings on Tuesday, December 3.

Ohio State, LSU, Clemson and Georgia occupied the top four spots after Week 13 and the status quo is expected to be maintained after the quartet recorded wins in Rivalry Week.

The Buckeyes ended the regular season with a perfect 12-0 record after thrashing Michigan 56-27, as Justin Fields completed 14 of 25 passes for 302 yards and four touchdowns, while J.K. Dobbins rushed for 211 yards and four scores.

Not to be outdone, LSU also put up 50 points, defeating Texas A&M 50-7 as Joe Burrow strengthened its Heisman Trophy credentials. The Tigers quarterback finished with 352 passing yards and three touchdowns, which brought his tally for the season to 4,366 yards and 44 touchdown passes for the season—a new LSU single-season record in both categories.

His total passing yards in the regular season also set a new SEC record, which had stood since 1998 when Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch threw for 4,275 yards.

Clemson, meanwhile, won its 27th consecutive game and went undefeated in the regular season for the second straight year, thrashing South Carolina 38-3.

If Clemson's offense continued to fire on all cylinders, Georgia's came to life after a few dormant weeks, as the Bulldogs buried Georgia Tech 52-7.

Behind the quartet, however, major changes are expected on Tuesday, with Alabama set to fall down from No. 5 after losing 48-45 to Auburn in the Iron Bowl. The loss all but extinguished the Crimson Tide's hopes of reaching the playoff, while Utah, Oklahoma and Baylor remain in the race.

The No. 6 Utes improved to 11-1 with a dominant 45-15 win over Colorado and will take on No. 14 Oregon in the Pac-12 championship game on Friday, while No. 7 Oklahoma defeated No. 21 Oklahoma State and will square off against Baylor in the Big 12 title decider after the Bears thrashed Kansas 61-6.

Here's all you need to know ahead of Tuesday.

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K.J. Hill #14 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates his second-half touchdown with Jonah Jackson #73 and Branden Bowen #76 against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 30 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 56-27. Gregory Shamus/Getty

When are the College Football Playoff rankings announced?

The fifth College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be released on Tuesday, December 3.

It's the latest weekly update ahead of the College Football Playoff selection show, which is scheduled for December 8.

TV coverage

Tuesday's show airs at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Live stream

A live stream of the weekly rankings will be available via ESPN's website and the ESPN App.

Who is currently No.1?

As the below graphic provided by Statista shows, Ohio State regained top spot last week, leapfrogging LSU for the first time in two weeks. The Buckeyes debuted at No.1 in the inaugural CFP rankings of the season but slid down a spot after LSU defeated Alabama on November 9.

Clemson and Georgia remained at No. 3 and No. 4 respectively, while Alabama stayed put at No. 5. The Crimson Tide, however, is expected to fall further after a 48-45 loss to Auburn in the Iron Bowl spelled the end of its playoff hopes.

College Football Playoff Week 13, Statista
After two weeks at No. 2, Ohio State has overtaken LSU at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings. Statista

Who is the favorite to win the title?

Ohio State is the bookmakers' choice to lift the trophy this year.

According to BetOnline, the Buckeyes are a 3/2 favorite to win the national title, followed by Clemson at 9/4 and LSU at 5/2.

Georgia, meanwhile, is a 12/1 shot, followed by Utah and Oklahoma at 20/1 and 33/1 respectively.

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