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.

Oklahoma

(31) 12-1   1,482   2

2.

Florida

(26) 12-1   1,481   4

3.

Texas

(4) 11-1   1,408   3

4.

Southern Cal

11-1   1,309   5

4.

Alabama

12-1   1,309   1

6.

Penn State

11-1   1,193   6

7.

Utah

12-0   1,134   7

8.

Texas Tech

11-1   1,132   8

9.

Boise State

12-0   1,034   9

10.

Ohio State

10-2   1,004   10

11.

TCU

10-2   877   11

12.

Cincinnati

11-2   830   12

13.

Oregon

9-3   747   14

14.

Oklahoma St.

9-3   722   15

15.

Georgia Tech

9-3   690   16

16.

BYU

10-2   541   18

17.

Georgia

9-3   537   19

18.

Michigan St.

9-3   466   21

19.

Virginia Tech

9-4   337   -

20.

Northwestern

9-3   334   22

21.

Pittsburgh

9-3   316   23

22.

Ball State

12-1   219   13

23.

Missouri

9-4   218   17

24.

Mississippi

8-4   160   25

25.

Oregon State

8-4   131   24

Others receiving votes:

Boston College 96; Iowa 40; Florida State 22; East Carolina 15; California 12; Kansas 10; North Carolina 6; Nebraska 5; Buffalo 3; Rice 3; Rutgers 2.