NCAA Football

Alabama-Cincy, Michigan-Georgia in CFP

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IRVING, Texas (AP) Cincinnati has broken college football's glass ceiling.

The Bearcats will play Alabama in the Cotton Bowl and Michigan will face Georgia in the Orange Bowl on New Year's Eve after being selected to the College Football Playoff as a historic field of four was set Sunday. The winners will play for the national championship on Jan. 10 in Indianapolis.

Fourth-seeded Cincinnati is the first team to reach the CFP from a non-Power Five conference. The Bearcats (13-0) won the American Athletic Conference and head into the postseason as the only unbeaten team in the country.

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AP Rank
Rank School Rec
1 Alabama (12-1)
2 Michigan (12-1)
3 Georgia (12-1)
4 Cincinnati (13-0)
5 Notre Dame (11-1)
6 Baylor (11-2)
7 Ohio State (10-2)
8 Ole Miss (10-2)
9 Oklahoma State (11-2)
10 Utah (10-3)
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Coaches Rank
Rank School Rec
1 Alabama (12-1)
2 Michigan (12-1)
3 Georgia (12-1)
4 Cincinnati (13-0)
5 Notre Dame (11-1)
6 Baylor (11-2)
7 Ohio State (10-2)
8 Ole Miss (10-2)
9 Oklahoma State (11-2)
10 Michigan State (10-2)
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