Georgia maintained its No. 5 spot in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. (Video by Leo Willingham)

Bulldogs still fifth in College Football Playoff rankings

Georgia was still on the outside looking in as the new College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night.

But the 10-1 Bulldogs, who remained fifth, have two weeks to change that and secure one of the four coveted playoff slots.

First, Georgia has to beat state rival Georgia Tech Saturday in Athens. Then the Bulldogs meet No. 1 Alabama in the Dec. 1 SEC Championship game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The Crimson Tide, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan are at the top of the rankings again, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks.

Unlike last week, there was a little movement in the top 10. Central Florida moved up two spots to No. 9. The Knights became the first team from outside the Power Five conference to be ranked in the selection committee's top 10.

Oklahoma is sixth. LSU remained seventh, Washington State held at 8 and Ohio State stayed at 10th.

The new top 25

1. Alabama (11-0) 2. Clemson (11-0) 3. Notre Dame (11-0) 4. Michigan (10-1) 5. Georgia (10-1) 6. Oklahoma (10-1) 7. LSU (9-2) 8. Washington State (10-1) 9. Central Florida (10-0) 10. Ohio State (10-1) 11. Florida (8-3) 12. Penn State (8-3) 13. West Virginia (8-2) 14. Texas (8-3) 15. Kentucky (8-3) 16. Washington (8-3) 17. Utah (8-3) 18. Mississippi State (7-4) 19. Northwestern (7-4) 20. Syracuse (8-3) 21. Utah State (10-1) 23. Texas A&M (7-4) 23. Boise State (9-2) 24. Pittsburgh (7-4) 25. Iowa State (6-4)

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