HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Round 3 of the College Football Playoff rankings rolled out Tuesday evening. There was a shuffle up top, but Alabama stayed put.
The Crimson Tide remained at No. 5 ― one spot outside the four-team playoff bracket ― but big opportunity remains. It starts with a 2:30 p.m. visit from No. 1 Mississippi State on Saturday.
The battle for the No. 4 spot came down to Alabama and TCU, the No. 6 team last week. Both are coming off big wins with Alabama surviving a trip to LSU and the Horned Frogs' 41-20 win over then-No. 7 Kansas State.
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