The initial College Football Playoff Rankings came out on Tuesday night with three teams from the SEC landing in the Top 6.

1. Ohio State 8-0
2. LSU 8-0
3. Alabama 8-0
4. Penn State 8-0
5. Clemson 9-0
6. Georgia 7-1
Full Rankings

Following the CFP reveal show, ESPN sent out the following tweet about how no team ranked No. 3 in the initial rankings have made it to the playoff.


Those teams that missed the playoff include:

2014 - Auburn
2015 - Ohio State
2016 - Michigan
2017 - Notre Dame
2018 - LSU

We'll see if the trend continues or if Alabama will make it to the big dance at the end of the season.
Filed Under: SEC Football
Originally published on SECRant.com

Comments

11 Comments
The 2015 LSU team was ranked no. 1 in the first week of the CFP, no?
Reply13 months
Bama No. 3 = Fake News
Reply13 months
Spooky
Reply13 months
You're trying too hard agaun Leo. A trend for something that's only been around for 6 years doesn't hold much water. However Alabama's broken decades old records the last 10 years, a 6 year old one isn't a big deal.
Reply13 months
Looks like they'll have to try again next year.
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4416 is a multiple of 3.
Reply13 months
Oh look, an LSU fan living off the victory of another team. Maybe one day the purple tigers will actually make the playoffs. 9 in a row this weekend though.
13 months
SXV
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74-72
13 months
@RTRcdub Ok. 4641 is also a multiple of 3
13 months
Well that settles that. Just dropped 100k on LSU. Thanks TD Staff Writer
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I need a loan there, P.
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