We’re one step closer to a Nick Saban-Jim Harbaugh matchup in the College Football Playoff semifinals.
For a third straight week, Saban and Alabama are No. 1 in the Playoff rankings with Harbaugh and Michigan at No. 4.
If both teams win out, and if the rankings remain the same, they would face off in the Cotton Bowl Dec. 29.
The Crimson Tide plays Auburn on Saturday. The Wolverines play No. 10 Ohio State.
Clemson is still No. 2 in the Playoff rankings. Notre Dame is still No. 3. Georgia and Oklahoma are still at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively.
Here’s the full #CFBPlayoff Top 2️⃣5️⃣ rankings for games played through November 17.
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College Football Playoff (@CFBPlayoff) November 21, 2018
Matt Zenitz is an Alabama and Auburn reporter for the Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @mzenitz.