College Football Playoff rankings

The initial 2015 rankings, announced Tuesday:

Team<CHARENTITY>8</CHARENTITY>Record

1. Clemson8-0

2. LSU7-0

3. Ohio State8-0

4. Alabama7-1

5. Notre Dame7-1

6. Baylor7-0

7. Michigan State8-0

8. TCU8-0

9. Iowa8-0

10. Florida7-1

11. Stanford7-1

12. Utah7-1

13. Memphis8-0

14. Oklahoma State8-0

15. Oklahoma7-1

16. Florida State7-1

17. Michigan6-2

18. Mississippi7-2

19. Texas A&M6-2

20. Mississippi State6-2

21. Northwestern6-2

22. Temple7-1

23. UCLA6-2

24. Toledo7-0

25. Houston8-0

Note: The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will issue weekly rankings each Tuesday, with the final rankings being announced Sunday, Dec. 6. The playoff semifinals will match the No.1 seed vs. the No. 4 seed, and No.2 will face No. 3. The semifinals will be hosted at the Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl on Jan.1, 2016. The championship game will be on Jan. 11, 2015, at Glendale, Ariz.