College Football Playoff releases schedule for 2022 rankings


This week, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee gathered to prepare for the upcoming 2022 season.

The 13 member committee discussed protocol and finalized its list of members who will be recused from voting or discussions regarding selected teams.

It also released the schedule for its weekly ranking announcements. The first rankings will be released on Tuesday, November 1, following Week 8 of the regular season. For UGA fans, that will come the Tuesday following the Georgia-Florida game.

The full schedule for the release of the weekly rankings is as follows:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 1: 7-8 p.m. ET

  • Tuesday, Nov. 8: 7-8 p.m. ET

  • Tuesday, Nov. 15: 9-9:30 p.m. ET*

  • Tuesday, Nov. 22: 7-8 p.m. ET

  • Tuesday, Nov. 29: 7-7:30 p.m. ET

  • Sunday, Dec. 4: Noon-4 p.m. ET

*Approximate start time will be 9 p.m. ET live between games during the State Farm Champions Classic college basketball doubleheader at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

The four teams that will be included in the College Football Playoff semifinals will be announced on Sunday, December 4. This year's semifinal games will be the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (Atlanta, Georgia) and the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, Arizona). The College Football Playoff National Championship will be hosted in Los Angeles on January 9.

NC State director of athletics Boo Corrigan will be serving his first year as committee chair. He was named to the position on January 25, 2022.

The selection committee members:

Mitch Barnhart (athletics director, University of Kentucky)

Tom Burman (athletics director, University of Wyoming)

Boo Corrigan (chair) (athletics director, North Carolina State)

Rick George (athletics director, University of Colorado)

Chet Gladchuk (athletics director at the U.S. Naval Academy)

Jim Grobe (former HC at Ohio University, Wake Forest & Baylor)

Warde Manuel (athletics director at the University of Michigan)

Will Shields (former All-American OL, University of Nebraska)

Gene Taylor (athletics director, Kansas State University)

Joe Taylor (VP for Athletics and Community Wellness, Virginia Union University)

John Urschel (Harvard Junior Fellow and former All-American offensive lineman, Penn State University)

Rod West (group president Entergy Corporation and former linebacker at the University of Notre Dame)

Kelly Whiteside (associate professor in Sports Media and Journalism at Montclair State University and a longtime sportswriter for USA Today, Sports Illustrated and Newsday)

Story originally appeared on UGA Wire


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