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.

Florida

(50) 12-1   1,602   2

2.

Oklahoma

(9) 12-1   1,540   4

3.

Texas

(6) 11-1   1,530   3

4.

Alabama

12-1   1,410   1

5.

Southern Cal

11-1   1,372   5

6.

Penn St.

11-1   1,259   6

7.

Utah

12-0   1,225   7

8.

Texas Tech

11-1   1,193   8

9.

Boise St.

12-0   1,101   9

10.

Ohio St.

10-2   1,069   10

11.

TCU

10-2   921   11

12.

Cincinnati

11-2   863   13

13.

Oklahoma St.

9-3   853   14

14.

Georgia Tech

9-3   761   15

15.

Oregon

9-3   710   16

16.

Georgia

9-3   599   17

17.

BYU

10-2   477   20

18.

Pittsburgh

9-3   428   23

19.

Michigan St.

9-3   423   21

20.

Mississippi

8-4   389   22

21.

Virginia Tech

9-4   318   –

22.

Northwestern

9-3   262   24

23.

Ball St.

12-1   249   12

24.

Oregon St.

8-4   163   25

25.

Missouri

9-4   150   19

Others receiving votes:

Iowa 104, Boston College 95, Florida St. 13, East Carolina 12, West Virginia 12, California 8, Rice 6, Nebraska 5, Tulsa 2, Rutgers 1.