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ESPN’s 2015 College Football Playoff: Top 25 to Debut October 20


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Heads to Champions Classic November 17; Special Selection Day Edition Set

ESPN’s exclusive reveal of the College Football Playoff weekly rankings – as determined by the Selection Committee – College Football Playoff: Top 25 will return for year two of the four-team playoff system on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. ET, as one of two preview shows leading into the posting of the first rankings of the season on November 3.

The half-hour of discussion and debate will be hosted by Rece Davis with analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Joey Galloway, Danny Kanell and David Pollack, on seven consecutive Tuesdays through December 1.

The November 17 rankings will be revealed live from the United Center in Chicago, host to the annual State Farm Champions Classic basketball event. At approximately 9:30 p.m. in between the night’s two matchups, Davis will be joined by Herbstreit to announce the latest College Football Playoff rankings in a special on-site edition of College Football Playoff: Top 25.

A final four-hour program announcing the Playoff Semifinals pairings, the remaining New Year’s Six bowl pairings, and Top 25 rankings will air on Selection Day, Sunday, Dec., 6 at noon.  The complete schedule for the weekly announcements:

Date Time (all times ET) Network
Tue, Oct. 20 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Oct. 27 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Nov. 3 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Nov. 10 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Nov. 17 9:30 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Nov. 24 7 p.m. ESPN
Tue, Dec. 1 7 p.m. ESPN
Sun, Dec. 6 Noon ESPN