Initial College Football Playoff rankings rank Michigan football fifth in 2022 

The College Football Playoff committee launched its preliminary scores for the 2022 season Tuesday night time and Michigan soccer exams in at No. five  A season ago.

the Wolverines have been 7th withinside the preliminary College Football Playoff scores, coming off the heels in their first (and simplest) everyday season loss to Michigan State.  

This season, U-M has ruled its warring parties thru the primary  months of the year, with its excellent wins in opposition to No. sixteen Penn State (41-17) and in opposition to unranked 6-2 Maryland (34-27).

That stated the committee attempts to take all elements under consideration whilst rating its groups and one purpose Michigan reveals itself at No.4 

Michigan's 3 non-convention warring parties have a mixed file of 8-18.

Through the primary 8 years of the CFP technology 19 of the 32 groups (59%) of the groups withinside the pinnacle 4 withinside the preliminary scores ended up withinside the playoff.

Only once (2020) did the 4 groups who made the preliminary playoff scores keep the very last 4 spots and attain the playoff.