Mississippi St. tops 1st playoff rankings

(SportsNetwork.com) – Mississippi State tops the first College Football
Playoff rankings.

The Bulldogs, who also top the Associated Press and coaches polls, led the
rankings announced Tuesday after a vote by a 12-member selection committee.

Florida State, which won the last BCS National Championship Game, is No. 2 in
the rankings followed by Auburn and Ole Miss. Oregon is fifth and Alabama

It was the first of seven rankings that will be announced, culminating on Dec.
7, when the four semifinal teams will be announced.