Tigers 14th in AP, ranked No. 13 by the coaches


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RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES PREVIOUS RANK
1 Alabama 7-0 1475 59 1
2 Oregon 7-0 1403 0 2
3 Florida 7-0 1329 0 4
4 Kansas St. 7-0 1326 0 3
5 Notre Dame 7-0 1221 0 5
6 LSU 7-1 1164 0 6
7 Oklahoma 5-1 1084 0 7
8 USC 6-1 1014 0 9
9 Oregon St. 6-0 974 0 11
10 Florida St. 7-1 948 0 10
11 Georgia 6-1 850 0 12
12 Mississippi St. 7-0 800 0 16
13 Clemson 6-1 788 0 13
14 Louisville 7-0 720 0 14
15 Rutgers 7-0 637 0 17
16 South Carolina 6-2 598 0 8
17 Texas Tech 6-1 571 0 20
18 Boise St. 6-1 407 0 22
19 Stanford 5-2 401 0 23
20 Michigan 5-2 264 0 25
21 Texas A&M 5-2 229 0 19
22 West Virginia 5-2 173 0 15
23 Ohio 7-0 132 0 NR
24 Texas 5-2 109 0 NR
25 Wisconsin 6-2 104 0 NR


Schools Dropped Out
No. 18 Cincinnati (5-1), No. 21 TCU (5-2), No. 24 Arizona State (5-2).
Others Receiving Votes
Louisiana Tech (6-1) 100; Nebraska (5-2) 71; TCU (5-2) 71; Cincinnati (5-1) 51; Oklahoma State (4-2) 37; Toledo (7-1) 30; Arizona State (5-2) 21; Tulsa (7-1) 21; Duke (6-2) 16; Northern Illinois (7-1) 14; Northwestern (6-2) 11; Louisiana-Monroe (5-2) 7; Western Kentucky (5-2) 3; UCLA (5-2) 1.
List of Voters
The USA TODAY Board of Coaches is made up of 59 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2012 season: David Bailiff, Rice; Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech; Tim Beckman, Illinois; Bret Bielema, Wisconsin; Terry Bowden, Akron; Art Briles, Baylor; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Matt Campbell, Toledo; Gene Chizik, Auburn; Dave Christensen, Wyoming; Mark Dantonio, Michigan State; Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State; Dave Doeren, Northern Illinois; Sonny Dykes, Louisiana Tech; Jimbo Fisher, Florida State; Kyle Flood, Rutgers; James Franklin, Vanderbilt; Al Golden, Miami (Fla.); Todd Graham, Arizona State; Jim Grobe, Wake Forest; Darrell Hazell, Kent State; Brady Hoke, Michigan; Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia; Skip Holtz, South Florida; Mark Hudspeth, Louisiana-Lafayette; Curtis Johnson, Tulane; Ellis Johnson, Southern Miss; Butch Jones, Cincinnati; Brian Kelly, Notre Dame; Mike Leach, Washington State; Pete Lembo, Ball State; Tony Levine, Houston; Mike London, Virginia; Rocky Long, San Diego State; Dan McCarney, North Texas; Mike MacIntyre, San Jose State; Ruffin McNeill, East Carolina; Gus Malzahn, Arkansas State; Bronco Mendenhall, BYU; Les Miles, LSU; George OLeary, Central Florida; Paul Pasqualoni, Connecticut; Bo Pelini, Nebraska; Chris Petersen, Boise State; Joker Phillips, Kentucky; Paul Rhoads, Iowa State; Mark Richt, Georgia; Mike Riley, Oregon State; Rich Rodriguez, Arizona; Nick Saban, Alabama; Steve Sarkisian, Washington; Frank Solich, Ohio; Steve Spurrier, South Carolina; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Bob Stoops, Oklahoma; Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
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, Clemson;
Jeff Tedford, California; Tommy Tuberville, Texas Tech; Kevin Wilson, Indiana.

ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (59) 7-0 1499
2 Oregon 7-0 1424
3 Florida (1) 7-0 1380
4 Kansas State 7-0 1333
5 Notre Dame 7-0 1241
6 LSU 7-1 1172
7 Oregon State 6-0 1106
8 Oklahoma 5-1 1065
9 Ohio State 8-0 1028
10 USC 6-1 944
11 Florida State 7-1 872
12 Georgia 6-1 745
13 Mississippi State 7-0 739
14 Clemson 6-1 713
15 Texas Tech 6-1 653
16 Louisville 7-0 620
17 South Carolina 6-2 591
18 Rutgers 7-0 539
19 Stanford 5-2 421
20 Michigan 5-2 300
21 Boise State 6-1 258
22 Texas A&M 5-2 252
23 Ohio 7-0 181
24 Louisiana Tech 6-1 106
25 West Virginia 5-2 76
Dropped from rankings: Cincinnati 21
Others receiving votes: Toledo 49, Texas 33, Wisconsin 31, TCU 29, Nebraska 24, Penn State 18, North Carolina State 13, Oklahoma State 12, Arizona 7, UCLA 7, Tulsa 6, Arizona State 5, Northern Illinois 5, Cincinnati 3

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