6 things the College Football Playoff rankings taught us

7Numbers beside the teams will change next week.

Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines have quite the test in college football Week 1
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The second College Football Playoff rankings of 2018 are out, and the selection committee offered several valuable lessons about how it’s rating the teams.

As always, remember to not be overly concerned about the actual order right now. Numbers beside the teams will change next week.

Instead, focus on the small yet meaningful insights the committee provided.

There are apparent trends within the rankings. We’ve picked out those and added a few other observations of the latest CFP release.

 

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David Kenyon
Writer for Sportsnaut and Bleacher Report, mostly covering college football as well as the NFL, NBA and college basketball.