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College football rankings 2014: Arizona finishes 10th in Football Playoff

The Arizona Wildcats' loss to the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Championship dropped them down the rankings.

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The Arizona Wildcats finish their 2014 season with a 10-3 record and after a 51-13 loss to the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Championship game close the year 10th in the College Football Playoff.

Rich Rodriguez's team finished 11th in the AP Poll and 12th in the Coaches Poll, but the CFP committee keeping UA in the top-10 certainly is good news for the upcoming bowl announcements. The College Football Playoff committee ranked the football playoff group of four and has yet to announce the remaining teams in the top-25.

Arizona earned votes as high as seventh in the coaches poll and as low as 17 (Les Miles, Steve Spurrier and Bret Bielema, thethree coaches who voted the Wildcats 17th, were from the SEC).

The bowl selections will begin rolling out Sunday afternoon with Arizona hoping it can garner interest from the Fiesta Bowl.

If the Wildcats aren't selected to attend the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., then it's possible they could end up in the Cotton Bowl or Alamo Bowl. Greg Byrne said he didn't have an idea where Arizona would land but he wasn't pushing for any one over the other, via Twitter.

College football rankings

Playoff AP Coaches Massey computer composite
1 Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama
2 Oregon Florida State Florida State Oregon
3 Florida State Oregon Oregon TCU
4 Ohio State Baylor Ohio State Ohio State
5 Baylor Ohio State Baylor Florida State
6 TCU TCU TCU Baylor
7 Mississippi State Michigan State Michigan State Ole Miss
8 Michigan State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State
9 Ole Miss Ole Miss Georgia Tech Michigan State
10 Arizona Georgia Tech Kansas State Georgia
11 Kansas State Kansas State Arizona Auburn
12 Georgia Tech Arizona Ole Miss Kansas State
13 Georgia Georgia Georgia Georgia Tech
14 UCLA UCLA Missouri UCLA
15 Arizona State Arizona State UCLA Wisconsin
16 Missouri Missouri Arizona State Missouri
17 Clemson Wisconsin Wisconsin Arizona
18 Wisconsin Clemson Clemson LSU
19 Auburn Auburn Auburn Oklahoma
20 Boise State Louisville Louisville Clemson
21 Louisville Boise State Boise State Arizona State
22 Utah LSU Nebraska Boise State
24 USC USC Oklahoma Louisville
25 Minnesota Nebraska Utah Nebraska
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