College Football Playoff rankings: Post and Courier staffers quibble beneath Clemson and Alabama

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is congratulated by head coach Dabo Swinney after throwing a touchdown pass against Wake Forest on Saturday. AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt

Ohio State is out.

Iowa is in.

Or Oklahoma or Michigan State. Or both.

The College Football Playoff rankings update Tuesday night will include a slight shakeup, with more to come next week after such games as Oklahoma-Oklahoma State and Notre Dame-Stanford.

Clemson and Alabama seem safe for next week, though maybe not in that order.

For now, Post and Courier staffers quibble with the committee and each other. Again.

This week

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Iowa

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Notre Dame

Nov. 17

Cotton: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Orange: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 3

Cotton Bowl: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 TCU

Orange Bowl: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Clemson

This week

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Iowa

Nov. 17

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Ohio State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 3 Alabama

Nov. 3

Cotton Bowl: No. 1 TCU vs. No. 4 Ohio State

Orange Bowl: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 LSU

This week

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Oklahoma

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Michigan State

Nov. 17

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Alabama

Nov. 3

Orange Bowl: 1. Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 17

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 3

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Ohio State

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