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USA Today ranks Top 25 college football teams

Published September 30, 2012 10:28 am

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The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 29, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (57) 5-0 1,472 1

2. Oregon 5-0 1,403 2

3. LSU (1) 5-0 1,327 3

4. Florida St. (1) 5-0 1,301 4

5. Georgia 5-0 1,227 5

6. South Carolina 5-0 1,161 6

7. West Virginia 4-0 1,137 7

8. Kansas St. 4-0 1,050 8

9. Texas 4-0 981 10

10. Notre Dame 4-0 915 11

11. Florida 4-0 883 12

12. USC 3-1 784 13

13. TCU 4-0 749 14

14. Oklahoma 2-1 684 15

15. Clemson 4-1 626 16

16. Louisville 5-0 524 17

17. Oregon St. 3-0 453 21

18. Stanford 3-1 452 9

19. Mississippi St. 4-0 422 19

20. Nebraska 4-1 415 20

21. Rutgers 4-0 206 25

22. Northwestern 5-0 202 NR

23. Cincinnati 3-0 175 NR

24. Texas Tech 4-0 108 NR

25. Boise St. 3-1 83 NR

Others Receiving Votes • Washington 65 Texas A&M 61 UCLA 58 Louisiana Tech 56 Michigan State 45 Baylor 41 Arizona State 40 Miami (Fla.) 17 Michigan 11 Ohio 11 Louisiana-Monroe 8 Purdue 6 Wisconsin 6 San Jose State 4 Oklahoma State 3 Toledo 1 Tulsa 1 Virginia Tech 1.