Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) found itself back in the fourth release of this season’s College Football Playoff rankings after a 51-50 shootout win at Arkansas.
The top-25 ranking, which was announced Tuesday night, had the Bulldogs at No. 21.
In the Playoff committee’s first top-25 ranking of the season, MSU came in at No. 20. After a Week 10 win over Missouri, the Bulldogs jumped to No. 17, before a loss to Alabama forced them out of the rankings.
Mississippi State’s final game of the regular season is Saturday’s Egg Bowl vs. No. 18 Ole Miss in Starkville.
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