Auburn improves position in College Football Playoff rankings

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn’s game against Georgia will now be a top 10 team according to every national poll.

The Tigers jumped into the top 10 when the second set of the College Football Playoff rankings were released by the committee on Tuesday evening. The move came after Auburn’s win over Texas A&M in College Station last weekend.

Teams ahead of Auburn include Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, Oklahoma, TCU, Miami, Wisconsin and Washington.

The top five teams didn’t change seven days after the initial rankings were released.

Gus Malzahn’s football team is now the highest-ranked two-loss team. The two losses, of course, are to Clemson and LSU. When Auburn and Georgia play the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry this weekend it will be the first time since 2004 that both teams are ranked inside the top 10. Auburn of, course, remained undefeated that season, but was left out of the BCS title game.

Georgia remained No. 1 in the CFB playoff rankings following their win over South Carolina. Now the Bulldogs will have to fend of Auburn after earning three straight wins. Alabama stayed No. 2 in the rankings.

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