College Football Playoff rankings: Who are the four teams in the final CFP poll release of 2020?

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The only rankings ones that matter were released Sunday, setting up the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Following Saturday's conference championship games, the top four teams consist of No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Notre Dame. The Crimson Tide and Fighting Irish will face off in the relocated Rose Bowl at AT&T Stadium while Clemson and Ohio State face off in the Sugar Bowl.

Texas A&M, despite lobbying by coach Jimbo Fisher, is the first team out at No. 5. Oklahoma, which won a sixth consecutive Big 12 championship on Saturday, is the second team out at No. 6.

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The committee levied one last insult to Cincinnati, placing the Bearcats eighth in the final rankings, behind a Florida team that lost consecutive games. Still, they earned the Group of 5 nod for the New Year's Day 6 — one final chance to prove their worthiness this season.

With that, Sporting News presents the final 2020 rankings for the College Football Playoff top 25:

College Football Playoff rankings 2020

Who are the top four CFP teams of the final CFP poll of 2020?

Ranking Team Record
1 Alabama 11-0
2 Clemson 10-1
3 Ohio State 6-0
4 Notre Dame 10-1

Who are the first two teams out of the final CFP poll of 2020?

Ranking Team Record
5 Texas A&M 8-1
6 Oklahoma 8-2

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CFP top 25 rankings from the final CFP poll of 2020

Ranking Team Record
1 Alabama 11-0
2 Clemson 10-1
3 Ohio State 6-0
4 Notre Dame 10-1
5 Texas A&M 8-1
6 Oklahoma 8-2
7 Florida 8-3
8 Cincinnati 9-0
9 Georgia 7-2
10 Iowa State 8-3
11 Indiana 6-1
12 Coastal Carolina 11-0
13 North Carolina 8-3
14 Northwestern 6-2
15 Iowa 6-2
16 BYU 10-1
17 USC 5-1
18 Miami 8-2
19 Louisiana 9-1
20 Texas 6-3
21 Oklahoma State 7-3
22 San Jose State 7-0
23 N.C. State 8-3
24 Tulsa 6-2
25 Oregon 4-2

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