The Game will officially be a top-five clash.
With the latest College Football Playoff rankings, Ohio State's rivalry matchup with Michigan will officially be a top-five showdown as the Buckeyes climb to No. 2 in the rankings with the Wolverines checking in at No. 5.
The No. 2 vs. No. 5 matchup will be the highest-rated showdown in the rivalry since No. 2 Ohio State hosted No. 3 Michigan in 2016, a game the Buckeyes won 20-17 in double overtime.
Georgia remains the top-ranked team as the only remaining unbeaten Power Five team. Behind the Bulldogs, Ohio State moves up to No. 2 in the rankings after a 56-7 blowout win over Michigan State. Falling behind the Buckeyes is Alabama, who checks in at No. 3 following a narrow win over Arkansas. Cincinnati moves up to No. 4, cracking the top-four for the first time this season.
Here's a look at the full rankings:
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