The top 25 teams in the Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Rec   Pts   Pr

1.

Ohio St.

(50)11-1   1,578   3

2.

LSU

(11) 11-2   1,519   5

3.

Oklahoma

(1)11-2   1,423   9

4.

Georgia

(1) 10-2   1,421   4

5.

Va. Tech

(1)11-2   1,380   6

6.

Southern Cal

10-2   1,346   8

7.

Missouri

11-2   1,195   1

8.

Kansas

11-1   1,164   7

9.

Florida

9-3   1,071   10

10.

Hawaii

(1) 12-0   1,050   11

11.

W. Virginia

10-2   1,040   2

12.

Arizona St.

10-2   939   13

13.

Illinois

9-3   797   15

14.

Boston Coll.

10-3   668   12

15.

Clemson

9-3   614   16

16.

Tennessee

9-4   554   14

17.

Texas

9-3   517   17

18.

Wisconsin

9-3   447   19

19.

BYU

10-2   439   21

20.

Cincinnati

9-3   394   20

21.

Virginia

9-3   344   22

22.

Auburn

8-4   264   23

23.

South Florida

9-3   246   25

24.

Boise St.

10-2   221   24

25.

Arkansas

8-4   173   –

Others receiving votes:

Texas Tech 137, UCF 35, Connecticut 31, Oregon 30, Oregon St. 30, Michigan 26, Air Force 17, Kentucky 13, Penn St. 1, Wake Forest 1.