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Top five remains the same in latest College Football Playoff rankings

The second edition of the College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night and the top five teams remained the same in the second edition. TCU moved forward to No. 6 ahead of Saturday’s visit to No. 5 Oklahoma, who remained in place after winning at then-No. 11 Oklahoma State.

Following last week’s win over then-No. 13 Virginia Tech, Miami jumped Wisconsin to No. 7 as the highest-ranked non-SEC unbeaten teams. Washington and Auburn moved into the top 10, replacing Ohio State and Penn State.

Michigan State was this week’s big jumper after beating Penn State, jumping from No. 24 to No. 12. Ohio State fell to No. 13, Penn State to No. 14 and Oklahoma State to No. 15.

A pair of Big Ten teams joined the rankings as Iowa and Northwestern joined at No. 25. Iowa State and Virginia Tech remained comfortably in the rankings after road conference losses.

1. Georgia
2. Alabama
3. Notre Dame
4. Clemson
5. Oklahoma
6. TCU
7. Miami
8. Wisconsin
9. Washington
10. Auburn
11. USC
12. Michigan State
13. Ohio State
14. Penn State
15. Oklahoma State
16. Mississippi State
17. Virginia Tech
18. Central Florida
19. Washington State
20. Iowa
21. Iowa State
22. Memphis
23. NC State
24. LSU
25. Northwestern

Though the first two rankings have remained static at the top, the Week 3 edition will be sure to change after three games pit top-10 teams and four games feature top-20 teams:

No. 1 Georgia at No. 10 Auburn (3:30 p.m. ET, CBS)
No. 3 Notre Dame at No. 7 Miami (8 p.m. ET, ABC)
No. 6 TCU at No. 5 Oklahoma (8 p.m. ET, FOX)
No. 2 Alabama at No. 16 Mississippi State (7 p.m. ET, ESPN)