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2016 College Football Playoff Rankings: Texas A&M included in Top 4 over Washington

The selection committee unveiled their first Top 25 on Tuesday night.

New Mexico State v Texas A&M Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images
Rank Team Conference Week 9 result Next opponent
1 Alabama, 8-0 SEC Bye at LSU
2 Clemson, 8-0 ACC 37-34 W at FSU vs. Syracuse
3 Michigan, 8-0 Big Ten 32-23 W at Michigan State vs. Maryland
4 Texas A&M, 7-1 SEC 52-10 vs. NMSU at Mississippi State
5 Washington, 8-0 Pac-12 31-24 W at Utah at Cal
6 Ohio State, 7-1 Big Ten 24-20 W vs. Northwestern vs. Nebraska
7 Louisville, 7-1 ACC 32-25 W at Virginia at Boston College
8 Wisconsin, 6-2 Big Ten 23-17 W vs. Nebraska at Northwestern
9 Auburn, 6-2 SEC 40-29 W at Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
10 Nebraska, 7-1 Big Ten 23-17 L at Wisconsin at Ohio State
11 Florida, 6-1 SEC 24-10 W vs. Georgia at Arkansas
12 Penn State, 6-2 Big Ten 62-24 W at Purdue vs. Iowa
13 LSU, 5-2 SEC Bye vs. Alabama
14 Oklahoma, 6-2 Big 12 56-3 W vs. Kansas at Iowa State
15 Colorado, 6-2 Pac-12 Bye vs. UCLA
16 Utah, 7-2 Pac-12 31-24 L vs. Washington Bye
17 Baylor, 6-1 Big 12 35-34 L at Texas vs. TCU
18 Oklahoma State, 6-2 Big 12 37-20 W vs. WVU at Kansas State
19 Virginia Tech, 6-2 ACC 39-36 W at Pitt at Duke
20 West Virginia, 6-1 Big 12 37-20 L at Oklahoma State vs. Kansas
21 North Carolina, 6-2 ACC Bye vs. Georgia Tech
22 Florida State, 5-3 ACC 37-34 L vs. Clemson at NC State
23 Western Michigan, 8-0 MAC Bye at Ball State
24 Boise State, 7-1 Mountain West 30-28 L at Wyoming vs. San Jose State
25 Washington State, 6-2 Pac-12 35-31 W at Oregon State vs. Arizona