Ohio State was ranked 5th by the CFP Committee, and will be idle this weekend. What are the scenarios for the Buckeyes following Championship Weekend, and predicting New Years Six Bowl Games.
College Football Playoff
Since 2014, the College Football Playoff (CFP) has been the ultimate goal for every team. A committee made up up of 13 individuals, consisting of athletic directors, former coaches, and others tied to the college football world, select 4 teams to represent the contenders for the College Football Playoff. The contenders play in 2 semi-final games, which rotate between the major 6 bowls, and the national championship game is bid on and hosted by a major city.
The locations for the 2022/23 semifinal games are the Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ) and the Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA) on Friday, December 31st, 2022
The national championship game will be in Los Angeles, CA on Monday, January 9, 2022.
Here is the schedule of the selection committee’s playoff rankings (2022):
|Tuesday, November 1||7 – 8 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, November 8||7 – 8 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, November 15||9 – 9:30 p.m. ET*|
|Tuesday, November 22||7 – 8 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, November 29||7 – 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Sunday, December 4|
|Noon – 4 p.m. ET|
**Approximate start time will be 9 p.m. ET live between games during the State Farm Champions Classic college basketball doubleheader at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
2015: Ohio State Buckeyes (d. Oregon 42-20)
2016: Alabama Crimson Tide (d. Clemson 45-40)
2017: Clemson Tigers (d. Alabama 35-31)
2018: Alabama Crimson Tide (d. Georgia 26-23)
2019: Clemson Tigers (d. Alabama 44-16)
2020: LSU Tigers (d. Clemson 42-25)
Each week, our staff at Buckeye50 will release our own rankings prior the the committee’s release based on our voting process of the top 6 teams. We will rank out first four in, and first 2 out.
Here are our current rankings: