The final rankings are in: Tigers finish in Top 10 in both polls


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Following their BCS Orange Bowl win, Clemson was ranked 8th in the AP and 7th in the USA Today poll. The Tigers were 11-2 for the season and beat Ohio State in the Orange Bowl 40-35 last Friday.

Final Associated Press Top 25

1. Florida State 14-0
2. Auburn 12-2
3. Michigan State 13-1
4. South Carolina 11-2
5. Missouri 12-2
6. Oklahoma 11-2
7. Alabama 11-2
8. Clemson 11-2
9. Oregon 11-2
10. UCF 12-1
11. Stanford 11-3
12. Ohio State 12-2
13. Baylor 11-2
14. LSU 10-3
15. Louisville 12-1
16. UCLA 10-3
17. Oklahoma State 10-3
18. Texas A&M 9-4
19. USC 10-4
20. Notre Dame 9-4
21. Arizona State 10-4
22. Wisconsin 9-4
23. Duke 10-4
24. Vanderbilt 9-4
25. Washington 9-4
*Others receiving votes: Nebraska 107, Fresno St. 57, N. Illinois 22, N. Dakota St. 17, Texas Tech 14, Georgia 13, Iowa 13, Mississippi 10, Kansas St. 8, Arizona 5, Navy 3, East Carolina 2, Utah St. 2, Mississippi St. 1.

FINAL USA TODAY COACHES POLL

1. Florida State 14-0
2. Auburn 12-2
3. Michigan State 13-1
4. South Carolina 11-2
5. Missouri 12-2
6. Oklahoma 11-2
7. Clemson 11-2
8. Alabama 11-2
9. Oregon 11-2
10. Stanford 11-3
10. Ohio St. 12-2
12. UCF 12-1
13. Baylor 11-2
14. LSU 10-3
15. Louisville 12-1
16. UCLA 10-3
17. Oklahoma State 10-3
18. Texas A&M 9-4
19. USC 10-4
20. Arizona State 10-4
21. Wisconsin 9-4
22. Duke 10-4
23. Vanderbilt 9-4
24. Notre Dame 9-4
25. Nebraska 9-4
*Others Receiving Votes - Washington 67; Fresno State 54; Northern Illinois 21; Marshall 17; Texas Tech 13; Kansas State 11; Mississippi 7; Texas 4; Miami (Fla.) 4; East Carolina 3; Cincinnati 3; Arizona 2; North Texas 2; Utah State 2; Navy 1; Louisiana-Lafayette 1.

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