Published: Nov. 16, 2017

Spartans ranked No. 17 in College Football Playoff Top 25

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For the third consecutive week, Michigan State is ranked in the College Football Playoff Top 25, coming in at No. 17 in the latest rankings, which were released by the CFP committee Tuesday night. The Spartans (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten) have played five CFP Top 25 teams, including wins over No. 10 Penn State and No. 24 Michigan.

According to the NCAA, MSU has played the third-toughest schedule to date in the FBS (opposition with a 57-30 record; .655). The Spartans are 2-3 against the CFP Top 25 overall (losses to No. 8 Notre Dame, No. 9 Ohio State, No. 23 Northwestern).

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