Clemson earns #2 seed in College Football Playoff


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Clemson earns #2 seed in College Football Playoff

The Clemson football team (12-1, 7-1 ACC) was ranked the #2 overall seed in the College Football rankings released by the College Football Playoff committee on Sunday on ESPN.

The College Football Playoff Committee chose Alabama (#1 seed), Clemson (#2 seed), Ohio State (#3 seed) and Washington (#4 seed) as the four teams in the 2016 playoff.

Clemson will face Ohio State in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona on Dec. 31. Flashback a few years ago, the Tigers defeated Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl with an impressive 40-35 win.

The latest Vegas projection has Ohio State as a three-point favorite against Clemson in the playoff matchup. Alabama is an 18 point favorite against Penn State, 14 point favorite against Washington, 14 point favorite against Ohio State, 10 point favorite against Clemson, and a nine-point favorite against Michigan in hypothetical neutral field games according to Las Vegas Superbook.

The Tigers had an impressive 42-35 rout of Virginia Tech to win back-to-back ACC titles on Saturday night.

ESPN's Danny Kanell argued for a top four of Alabama, Clemson, Washington, and Penn State.

Top 25 Ranking

1. Alabama

2. Clemson

3. Ohio State

4. Washington

5. Penn State

6. Michigan

7. Oklahoma

8. Wisconsin

9. USC

10. Colorado

11. Florida State

12. Oklahoma State

13. Louisville

14. Auburn

15. Western Michigan

16. West Virginia

17. Florida

18. Stanford

19. Utah

20. LSU

21. Tennessee

22. Virginia Tech

23. Pittsburgh

24. Temple

25. Navy

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