UK ranked No.9 in College Football Playoff standings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) For the first time since the inception of the College Football Playoff rankings, the Kentucky Wildcats are ranked in the poll. Kentucky (7-1) checks in at No. 9 and is the fourth highest seeded team from the SEC. The probability to make the CFP, according to ESPN, is only 0.4% but that can improve with a win over Georgia.

Here is how the initial CFP rankings stack up.

1. Alabama
2. Clemson
3. LSU
4. Notre Dame
5. Michigan
6. Georgia
7. Oklahoma
8. Washington St.
10. Ohio St.
11. Florida
12. UCF
13. West Virginia
14. Penn St.
15. Utah
16. Iowa
17. Texas
18. Mississippi St.
19. Syracuse
20. Texas A&M
21. NC State
22. Boston College
23. Fresno St.
24. Iowa St.
25. Virginia

About the College Football Playoff
The College Football Playoff matches the No. 1 seed vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that rotate annually among six bowl games – the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and Capital One Orange Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 7, 2019, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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