The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 5, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (54) 13-0 1,470 3

2. Texas (4) 13-0 1,409 2

3. TCU 12-0 1,336 4

4. Cincinnati (1) 12-0 1,280 5

5. Florida 12-1 1,240 1

6. Boise State 13-0 1,216 6

7. Oregon 10-2 1,096 8

8. Ohio State 10-2 1,077 7

9. Penn State 10-2 950 9

10. Georgia Tech 11-2 921 12

11. Iowa 10-2 918 10

12. Virginia Tech 9-3 829 11

13. LSU 9-3 718 14

14. Brigham Young 10-2 702 13

15. Miami (Fla.) 9-3 611 17

16. Pittsburgh 9-3 506 15

17. West Virginia 9-3 429 23

18. Oklahoma State 9-3 404 21

19. Nebraska 9-4 391 20

20. Oregon State 8-4 368 16

21. Stanford 8-4 253 24

22. Wisconsin 9-3 247 NR

23. Arizona 8-4 237 NR

24. Utah9-3 183 25

25. Houston 10-3 106 18

Others receiving votes: Central Michigan 63, Southern California 42, East Carolina 37, Texas Tech 34, Northwestern 24, Clemson 23, Mississippi 16, California 12, South Carolina 8, Missouri 5, Oklahoma 5, Troy 3, North Carolina 2, Georgia 1, Middle Tennessee 1, Navy 1, Nevada 1.