football-fbs flag

Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | October 18, 2016

When will the first College Football Playoff rankings be released?

  Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide hoisted the championship trophy in 2016.

The 2016 college football season is flying by, and it’s been a whirlwind thus far.

As the season winds down, the College Football Playoff inches closer and closer. Starting on Nov.1, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release rankings every week. Here is the full schedule:

College Football Playoff rankings schedule
Date Time
Nov. 1 7 p.m. ET
Nov. 8 7 p.m. ET
Nov. 15 9 p.m. ET
Nov. 22 7 p.m. ET
Nov. 29 7 p.m. ET
Dec. 4 (final selections) Noon ET

You can watch live each week as the rankings are released on ESPN. Last season, Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Michigan State were the schools to reach the College Football Playoff. Which four will vie for the national title this season?

Time will tell. But one thing is certain: we can’t wait for early January.

MORE FOOTBALL CONTENT: All-Week 7 team | Hand him the... | AP Poll rankings reaction

FCS football rankings: Sacramento State soars after another top-10 upset; Huge Dakota Marker rivalry on deck

Here's a breakdown of the latest FCS Coaches' Poll Top 25, released Monday, Oct. 21. North Dakota State remains unanimous No. 1 in the rankings.
READ MORE

College football rankings: How four upsets reshaped the DII top 25

Five top 25 teams in all lost this past DII football Saturday. Let's take a look at the impact it had on the latest AFCA DII rankings.
READ MORE

The toughest games left for every undefeated DII football team

Let's take a look at the 14 remaining undefeated teams in DII football and what they have to do to stay perfect in 2019.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners