Read CNN's Fast Facts about the College Football Playoff and learn more the four- team seeded postseason format which replaced the BCS. The College Football Playoff is now set and the four teams making the final field are the ones that have been predicted for weeks. 1. RANK, SCHOOL, RECORD, PREVIOUS. 1, Alabama, , 1. 2, Clemson, , 3. 3, Ohio State, , 2. 4, Washington, , 4. 5, Penn State.