Tennessee has been deemed the No. 1 team in the nation by the College Football Playoff Committee in its first selection show of the season, which aired on Thursday. Yes, you read that right.
The Vols, who are 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the SEC, will play Georgia on Saturday in Athens. The Bulldogs were ranked No. 3. Ohio State was ranked No. 2. Clemson was ranked No. 4 followed by No. 5 Michigan and No. 6 Alabama, who Tennessee beat last month 52-49.