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APTop 25 College Football Poll

Rankings

Released December 03
Rank
Team
Trend
This Week
Points
1
Michigan (13-0) Big Ten
1
vs. Alabama
01/01 5:00 PM EST
1539 (51)
2
Washington (13-0) Pac-12
1
vs. Texas
01/01 8:45 PM EST
1499 (11)
3
Texas (12-1) Big 12
4
@ Washington
01/01 8:45 PM EST
1375 (0)
4
Florida State (13-0) Atlantic Coast
-
vs. Georgia
12/30 4:00 PM EST
1358 (0)
5
Alabama (12-1) Southeastern
3
@ Michigan
01/01 5:00 PM EST
1329 (0)
6
Georgia (12-1) Southeastern
-5
@ Florida State
12/30 4:00 PM EST
1256 (0)
7
Ohio State (11-1) Big Ten
-1
vs. Missouri
12/29 8:00 PM EST
1185 (0)
8
Oregon (11-2) Pac-12
-3
vs. Liberty
01/01 1:00 PM EST
1119 (0)
9
Missouri (10-2) Southeastern
-
@ Ohio State
12/29 8:00 PM EST
1014 (0)
10
Penn State (10-2) Big Ten
-
vs. Ole Miss
12/30 12:00 PM EST
960 (0)
11
Ole Miss (10-2) Southeastern
-
@ Penn State
12/30 12:00 PM EST
944 (0)
12
Oklahoma (10-2) Big 12
-
vs. Arizona
12/28 9:15 PM EST
867 (0)
13
LSU (9-3) Southeastern
-
vs. Wisconsin
01/01 12:00 PM EST
823 (0)
14
Arizona (9-3) Pac-12
-
@ Oklahoma
12/28 9:15 PM EST
740 (0)
15
Notre Dame (9-3) IA Independents
1
vs. Oregon State
12/29 2:00 PM EST
634 (0)
16
Louisville (10-3) Atlantic Coast
-1
@ USC
12/27 8:00 PM EST
584 (0)
17
SMU (11-2) American Athletic
8
@ Boston College
12/28 11:00 AM EST
432 (0)
18
Liberty (13-0) Conference USA
2
@ Oregon
01/01 1:00 PM EST
424 (0)
19
North Carolina State (9-3) Atlantic Coast
2
@ Kansas State
12/28 5:45 PM EST
377 (0)
20
Iowa (10-3) Big Ten
-2
@ Tennessee
01/01 1:00 PM EST
356 (0)
21
Oregon State (8-4) Pac-12
-
@ Notre Dame
12/29 2:00 PM EST
309 (0)
22
Oklahoma State (9-4) Big 12
-3
vs. Texas A&M
12/27 9:00 PM EST
256 (0)
23
Tulane (11-2) American Athletic
-6
vs. Virginia Tech
12/27 2:00 PM EST
201 (0)
24
James Madison (11-1) Sun Belt
-
@ Air Force
12/23 3:30 PM EST
177 (0)
25
Tennessee (8-4) Southeastern
-
vs. Iowa
01/01 1:00 PM EST
98 (0)
Others receiving votes:
Clemson 87, Troy 65, Utah 39, Kansas St. 38, Miami (Ohio) 31, Toledo 22, Kansas 8, Kentucky 4. Point values in parentheses indicate the number of first place votes.
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