Dan Mullen announces top 25 ahead of bowl season

College Football Playoff top 25 rankings will be announced Sunday at noon EST on ESPN.

Tennessee (10-2, 6-2 SEC) concluded its 2022 regular-season in Week 13.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule featured home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6), Florida (W, 38-33), Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky (W, 44-6) and Missouri (W, 66-24).

The Vols’ 2022 schedule featured road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors ClassicLSU (W, 40-13), Georgia (L, 27-13), South Carolina (L, 63-38) and Vanderbilt (W, 56-0).

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Former Mississippi State and Florida head coach Dan Mullen announced his top 25 college football teams ahead of bowl season. Mullen’s top 25 is listed below.

Georgia

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Michigan

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

TCU

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama

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USC

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee

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Kansas State

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Utah

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Penn State

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Washington

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State

Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Tulane

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Oregon State

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Oregon

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

LSU

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

UCLA

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

South Carolina

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Texas

Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Notre Dame

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina State

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Mississippi State

Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina

Craig Jones /Allsport

UCF

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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