On Tuesday, the College Football Playoff (CFP) committee released its top 25 rankings, and the University of Alabama football team is still stuck at No. 8.
The Crimson Tide are sitting behind their only blemish of the season, No. 7 Texas, and the same logjam from the previous week's rankings.
The top four teams in the country at the end of the season make the CFP to determine the national champion. The top four had another shake-up this week, with Florida State falling from fourth to fifth and Washington jumping up to take its spot.
This week, the CFP's top four teams are No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington, which matches the Associated Press top 25 college football poll.
The Tide have one more regular season game before the SEC Championship, with a trip to Jordan-Hare Stadium to face off with Auburn in the 88th playing of the Iron Bowl. That game is set for Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.
No. 1 Georgia, which is coming off back-to-back national championships, is set to face Alabama in the SEC Championship on December 2 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
If Alabama can win both games, there is still hope of making the CFP because Ohio State and Michigan still have to play each other and Florida State's starting quarterback, Jordan Travis, suffered a season-ending injury last week.
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