The Tide leapfrog the Gators and Buckeyes after their SEC championship win.


1 – Notre Dame (12-0) (49.625) (1)
2 – Alabama (12-1) (39.6484375) (4)
3 – Florida (11-1) (39.3984375) (2)
4 – Ohio St. (12-0) (37.3828125) (3)
5 – LSU (10-2) (34.5859375) (6)
6 – Georgia (11-2) (33.8984375) (5)
7 – South Carolina (10-2) (32.3984375) (7)
8 – Texas A&M (10-2) (32.1484375) (8)
9 – Oregon (11-1) (30.9658203125) (9)
10 – Stanford (11-2) (29.712890625) (10)
11 – Kansas St. (11-1) (27.989990234375) (11)
12 – Oklahoma (10-2) (25.3582763671875) (13)
13 – Oregon St. (9-3) (22.119140625) (14)
14 – UCLA (9-4) (21.4609375) (16)
15 – Texas (8-4) (20.94873046875) (15)
16 – Clemson (10-2) (20.6201171875) (17)
17 – Nebraska (10-3) (20.619140625) (12)
18 – San Jose St. (10-2) (19.48046875) (19)
19 – Iowa St. (6-6) (18.8818359375) (22)
20 – Michigan (8-4) (18.625) (18)
21 – Baylor (7-5) (18.55029296875) (23)
22 – Arizona (7-5) (18.41796875) (21)
23 – TCU (7-5) (18.3115234375) (20)
24 – West Virginia (7-5) (17.6552734375) (24)
25 – Southern California (7-5) (16.72265625) (NR)
dropped out: Vanderbilt