ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The College Football Playoff committee ranked Michigan No. 5 in its first rankings of the 2018 season.
The Wolverines are ranked behind Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame.
Michigan is coming off a bye week and will play No. 14 Penn State this weekend. Since losing the season opener to now-No. 4 Notre Dame, the Wolverines have won seven straight.
Penn State and No. 10 Ohio State are the only other Big Ten teams in the initial rankings.
Here's a look at the full rankings:
- Notre Dame
- Washington State
- Ohio State
- Central Florida
- West Virginia
- Penn State
- Mississippi State
- Texas A&M
- N.C. State
- Boston College
- Fresno State
- Iowa State
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