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AP Top 25 College Football Poll

Rankings

Released November 26
Rank
Team
Trend
This Week
Points
1
Georgia (12-0) Southeastern
-
@ Alabama
12/02 4:00 PM EST
1540 (52)
2
Michigan (12-0) Big Ten
1
@ Iowa
12/02 8:00 PM EST
1495 (10)
3
Washington (12-0) Pac-12
1
vs. Oregon
12/01 8:00 PM EST
1413 (0)
4
Florida State (12-0) Atlantic Coast
1
vs. Louisville
12/02 8:00 PM EST
1358 (0)
5
Oregon (11-1) Pac-12
1
@ Washington
12/01 8:00 PM EST
1277 (0)
6
Ohio State (11-1) Big Ten
-4
@ Michigan
11/25 12:00 PM EST
1251 (0)
7
Texas (11-1) Big 12
-
vs. Oklahoma State
12/02 12:00 PM EST
1205 (0)
8
Alabama (11-1) Southeastern
-
vs. Georgia
12/02 4:00 PM EST
1125 (0)
9
Missouri (10-2) Southeastern
1
@ Arkansas
11/24 4:00 PM EST
1011 (0)
10
Penn State (10-2) Big Ten
1
@ Michigan State
11/24 7:30 PM EST
961 (0)
11
Ole Miss (10-2) Southeastern
1
@ Mississippi State
11/23 7:30 PM EST
936 (0)
12
Oklahoma (10-2) Big 12
1
vs. TCU
11/24 12:00 PM EST
857 (0)
13
LSU (9-3) Southeastern
1
vs. Texas A&M
11/25 12:00 PM EST
809 (0)
14
Arizona (9-3) Pac-12
2
@ Arizona State
11/25 3:30 PM EST
712 (0)
15
Louisville (10-2) Atlantic Coast
-6
@ Florida State
12/02 8:00 PM EST
689 (0)
16
Notre Dame (9-3) IA Independents
1
@ Stanford
11/25 7:00 PM EST
592 (0)
17
Tulane (11-1) American Athletic
1
vs. SMU
12/02 4:00 PM EST
557 (0)
18
Iowa (10-2) Big Ten
2
vs. Michigan
12/02 8:00 PM EST
458 (0)
19
Oklahoma State (9-3) Big 12
2
@ Texas
12/02 12:00 PM EST
407 (0)
20
Liberty (12-0) Conference USA
2
vs. New Mexico State
12/01 7:00 PM EST
293 (0)
21
North Carolina State (9-3) Atlantic Coast
-
vs. North Carolina
11/25 8:00 PM EST
269 (0)
21
Oregon State (8-4) Pac-12
-6
@ Oregon
11/24 8:30 PM EST
269 (0)
23
Toledo (11-1) Mid-American
-
vs. Miami (OH)
12/02 12:00 PM EST
176 (0)
24
James Madison (11-1) Sun Belt
-
@ Coastal Carolina
11/25 3:30 PM EST
121 (0)
25
SMU (10-2) American Athletic
-
@ Tulane
12/02 4:00 PM EST
108 (0)
Others receiving votes:
Tennessee 98, Clemson 57, Kansas St. 41, Utah 40, Troy 7, Kansas 6, New Mexico St. 5, Kentucky 4, Memphis 1, North Carolina 1, Miami (Ohio) 1. Point values in parentheses indicate the number of first place votes.
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