Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers celebrates a touchdown with Quan Bray #4 during the fourth quarter of a game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Jordan Hare Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Photo: Stacy Revere
Photo: Stacy Revere

The 10 best tweets in reaction to first CFB playoffs rankings

The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first top 25 rankings on Tuesday. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the national semifinal on New Year’s day with the winners advancing to the national championship game. The top four teams in the initial rankings are, in order, Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss.

Not surprisingly, the reaction on Twitter to the rankings included lots of criticism (most of it directed at three SEC teams being ranked in the top four), a few conspiracy theories (most of it regarding ESPN’s cozy business relationship with the SEC) and a bit of rational analysis (mostly reminders that the rankings will change going forward).

Here are the 10 best tweets in reaction to the rankings:

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