The top 25 teams in the USA Today college football coaches' 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.

(46)11-1   1,469   3

2.

LSU

(11) 11-2   1,418   7

3.

Oklahoma

(2)11-2   1,331   8

4.

Georgia

10-2   1,277   4

5.

Virginia Tech

11-2   1,242   t5

6.

Southern Cal

10-2   1,227   9

7.

Missouri

11-2   1,104   2

8.

Kansas

11-1   1,099   t5

9.

W. Virginia

10-2   1,010   1

10.

Hawaii

(1) 12-0   994   10

11.

Arizona St.

10-2   900   13

12.

Florida

9-3   890   11

13.

Illinois

9-3   747   14

14.

Boston Coll.

10-3   617   12

15.

Wisconsin

9-3   594   16

16.

Clemson

9-3   567   17

17.

Texas

9-3   498   18

18.

Tennessee

9-4   480   15

19.

BYU

10-2   462   19

20.

Virginia

9-3   332   t21

21.

Auburn

8-4   289   t21

22.

Boise State

10-2   246   23

23.

Cincinnati

9-3   215   24

24.

Arkansas

8-4   137   25

25.

South Florida

9-3   115   NR

Others receiving votes:

Texas Tech 52, Central Florida 51, Connecticut 23, Oregon State 23, Penn State 23, Michigan 22, Air Force 20, Oregon 9, Utah 6, Wake Forest 4, Houston 3, Michigan State 3, Tulsa 1.