The latest edition of the College Football Playoff rankings didn’t bring about many surprises. Ohio State jumped LSU to claim the No. 1 seed for now. Other than that, the top 5 teams remained the same, consisting of OSU, LSU Clemson, Georgia and Alabama.
Utah is now in the conversation after the Ducks’ loss on Saturday, allowing the Utes to jump up to No. 6. The rest of updated CFP rankings can be found here.
The playoff race is getting much clearer. But there’s still plenty of football left to be played.
Despite a few pivotal games remaining this season, ESPN has unveiled what the New Year’s 6 bowl games would look like if they were to be played today. There would be some intriguing match-ups.
Here’s what the New Year’s 6 bowl games would look like based off Tuesday’s College Football Playoff rankings:
College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 4 Georgia
College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: No. 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Clemson
Allstate Sugar Bowl: No. 5 Alabama vs. No. 7 Oklahoma
Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual: No. 6 Utah vs. No. 8 Wisconsin
Capital One Orange Bowl: No. 10 Penn State vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: No. 9 Baylor vs. No. 18 Memphis
You can check out ESPN’s breakdown of the New Year’s 6 Bowl Games here.