Alabama tops first College Football Playoff rankings of 2016 season

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It's finally time for the first set of College Football Playoff rankings, and it's no surprise which teams is sitting at the top of the list.

What is surprising, however, is how the committee ranked the rest of the top four teams. Here is the first set of rankings from the College Football Playoff committee:

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1. Alabama
2. Clemson
3. Michigan
4. Texas A&M
5. Washington
6. Ohio State
7. Louisville
8. Wisconsin
9. Auburn
10. Nebraska
11. Florida
12. Penn State
13. LSU
14. Oklahoma
15. Colorado
16. Utah
17. Baylor
18. Oklahoma State
19. Virginia Tech
20. West Virginia
21. North Carolina
22. Florida State
23. Western Michigan
24. Boise State
25. Washington State

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