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Tide leads third straight CFP: Top 25

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The third College Football Playoff: Top 25 was released on Tuesday night. The Alabama Crimson Tide leads the pack in the latest poll.

The Tide are 10-0 on the season. They host the FCS’ The Citadel Bulldogs on Saturday at noon in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The Bulldogs are 4-5. This is basically a bye game for the Crimson Tide before they play the Auburn Tigers during Thanksgiving weekend.

Tua Tagovailoa — the Heisman Trophy favorite — is expected to play in the game despite battling a knee injury.

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa being tackled by Arkansas Razorbacks' De'Jon Harris
Tua Tagovailoa being tackled by Arkansas Razorbacks’ De’Jon Harris (Getty Images)

The Clemson Tigers are No. 2. The Tigers are also 10-0.

They face the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday in Clemson, South Carolina. The Blue Devils are 7-3, and the game will kick off at 7:30 pm.

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish is the No. 3 ranked team. The Irish are the only team, who are facing a ranked team this weekend.

The Irish brings their 10-0 record into Yankee Stadium against No. 13 Syracuse Orange in the Bronx, New York. The Orange are 8-2, and the game is slated to start at 2:30 pm EST.  

The Michigan Wolverines are the No. 4 ranked team. They are hosting the Indiana Hoosiers in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday.

The Hoosiers come into the matchup with a 5-5 record. Kickoff is expected at 4 pm.

The Georgia Bulldogs are the No. 5 team in the ranking. They are the first team on the outside looking in.

Last year’s runner up needs one of the Top 4 teams to lose in the next several weeks to get back into the Top 4. They face the UMASS Minutemen on Saturday.

The Minutemen are 4-7 this season. The game is slated to start at 4 pm.

The Oklahoma Sooners are also on the outside of the playoff picture at this time. They are presently the No. 6 ranked team. 

The Sooners face the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday In Norman, Oklahoma. The Jayhawks are 3-7 this season. 

Kickoff for this game is at 7:30 pm EST.

 

 

Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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