On Tuesday, the College Football Playoff (CFP) committee released its top 25 rankings, and the University of Alabama continued to sit at the No. 8 spot.

The Crimson Tide went into Jordan-Hare Stadium and narrowly avoided an upset in a hostile environment during the Iron Bowl on Saturday, winning 27-24 after converting a 4th and goal from the 31-yard line.

Despite that win, Alabama remains stuck behind a logjam that includes its sole loss on the season, No. 7 Texas.

The top four teams in the country at the end of the season make the CFP to determine the national champion. The top teams had another shake-up this week, with Ohio State falling from second to sixth after falling to Michigan, which moved up one spot to No. 2.

The top four is now No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Washington and No. 4 Florida State.

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Alabama now heads to Atlanta to square off with Georgia, which is coming off back-to-back national championships, in the SEC Championship on December 2 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. That game will kick off at 3 p.m. CT and air on CBS.

A win over the Bulldogs could slingshot Alabama into the CFP, but the Tide might need some upsets in the other conference championship games to make it in.

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