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TCU Horned Frogs Come in at No.7 in first ever College Football Playoff Rankings

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The TCU Horned Frogs come in at No. 7 in the first ever College Football Playoff Rankings, just ahead of Michigan State and just behind Alabama.

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The first ever College Football Playoff rankings have been released by the committee, and the TCU Horned Frogs check in at No. 7. TCU is the highest ranked Big 12 team, 2 spots ahead of Kansas State and 6 ahead of Baylor. It seems the 82-27 dismantling of the Texas Tech Red Raiders helped TCU's cause quite a bit with the committee, as they come in 3 spots ahead of their No. 10 ranking in both the Coaches and AP Poll.

If the playoffs were to start today, the four teams in would be Mississippi State, Florida State. Auburn, and

Now that this poll has been released, teams across the country have a better idea of what they'll need to do to sneak in, or fall out. This is pretty good news for TCU fans. Being ahead of both Michigan State and Notre Dame is a huge plus for the first poll.

Here's a breakdown of the full Top 25:

1. Mississippi State Bulldogs
2. Florida State Seminoles
3. Auburn Tigers
4. Ole Miss Rebels
5. Oregon Ducks
6. Alabama Crimson Tide
7. TCU Horned Frogs
8. Michigan State Spartans
9. Kansas State Wildcats
10. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
11. Georgia Bulldogs
12. Arizona Wildcats
13. Baylor Bears
14. Arizona State Sun Devils
15. Nebraska Cornhuskers
16. Ohio State Buckeyes
17. Utah Utes
18. Oklahoma Sooners
19. LSU Tigers
20. West Virginia Mountaineers
21. Clemson Tigers
22. UCLA Bruins
23. East Carolina Pirates
24. Duke Blue Devils
25. Louisville Cardinals