The Oregon Ducks (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12) are ranked No.4 in the first edition of the College Football Playoff poll for the 2021 season.
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The Ducks are one spot better than Ohio State, whom they defeated on the road in Week 2 of the season 35-28. The Buckeyes check in at No. 5, with Group of 5 leader Cincinnati settling for No. 6.
Georgia takes the top spot at No. 1, followed by SEC-rival Alabama at No.2 and undefeated Michigan State at No. 3.
Spots 7-10 include Michigan, Oklahoma, Wake Forest, and Notre Dame.
The Ducks will face rival Washington on Saturday night in Seattle, a 4:30 kickoff on ABC. That will be followed by a Nov. 13th home game vs Washington State, a road visit to Utah on Nov. 20th, and the annual rivalry game with the Oregon State Beavers on Sat. Nov. 27th at Autzen Stadium.
Should the Ducks claim the Pac-12 North title, they would play the South division champion in the Pac-12 Championship Game on Friday, Dec. 3rd at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.