The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

RecordPtsPv
1. Alabama (55)12-11,4952
2. LSU (1)13-11,4251
3. Oklahoma St. (4)12-11,3993
4. Oregon12-21,2506
5. Arkansas11-21,1987
6. Southern Cal10-21,1815
7. Stanford11-21,1674
8. Boise St.12-11,1278
9. South Carolina11-21,01310
10. Wisconsin11-39059
11. Michigan St.11-387312
12. Michigan11-283913
13. Baylor10-378015
14. TCU11-265316
15. Kansas St.10-362111
16. Oklahoma10-357219
17. West Virginia10-354723
18. Houston13-151820
19. Georgia10-443918
20. Southern Miss.12-241122
21. Virginia Tech11-332917
22. Clemson10-418814
23. Florida St.9-415425
24. Nebraska9-414321
25. Cincinnati10-3103NR

Others receiving votes: BYU 51, Auburn 40, N. Illinois 33, Missouri 23, Texas 15, Rutgers 3, N. Dakota St. 2, Penn St. 2, Virginia 1.