The final College Football Playoff Rankings for the season have been released by the Selection Committee, and Alabama remained in. This season marks the first playoff system in college football's bowl subdivision. The BCS rankings determined bowl game matchups from. Two human polls and a committee's selections comprised the National Collegiate Athletic Midway through the season, the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings were released after the eighth week. was the first season with the Conference with most teams in final AP poll : S. Check out the NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 2. RANK, SCHOOL, RECORD, PREVIOUS. 1, Alabama, , 1. 2, Clemson, , 3. 3, Ohio State, , 2. 4, Washington, , 4. 5, Penn State. College Football Playoff: The New System / 1. Alabama / 2. Oregon / 3. Florida State / 4. Ohio State / 5. Baylor / 6. TCU / 7. Mississippi State / 8. Michigan State / 9.