Texas A&M is ranked No. 18 in the final Associated Press and USA Today Top 25 polls. The Aggies (9-4) are the highest ranked four-loss team. Oklahoma State was No. 17 in both polls.

The first six teams are the same in both polls: Florida State, Auburn, Michigan State, South Carolina, Missouri and Oklahoma. Alabama was seventh by AP and eighth by the coaches. LSU is 14th in both polls.

The SEC had four teams in the Top 10 in both polls and seven in the Top 25 with Vanderbilt cracking the final polls. Clemson gave the ACC a pair of Top 10 teams.

Washington is No. 25 in AP, giving the Pac-12 six ranked teams.

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press final college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. Florida St. (60) 14-0 1,500 1

2. Auburn 12-2 1,428 2

3. Michigan St. 13-1 1,385 4

4. South Carolina 11-2 1,247 8

5. Missouri 12-2 1,236 9

6. Oklahoma 11-2 1,205 11

7. Alabama 11-2 1,114 3

8. Clemson 11-2 1,078 12

9. Oregon 11-2 974 10

10. UCF 12-1 959 15

11. Stanford 11-3 936 5

12. Ohio St. 12-2 816 7

13. Baylor 11-2 778 6

14. LSU 10-3 717 14

15. Louisville 12-1 693 18

16. UCLA 10-3 632 17

17. Oklahoma St. 10-3 598 13

18. Texas A&M 9-4 459 20

19. Southern Cal 10-4 299 NR

20. Notre Dame 9-4 256 25

21. Arizona St. 10-4 255 16

22. Wisconsin 9-4 245 19

23. Duke 10-4 190 22

24. Vanderbilt 9-4 117 NR

25. Washington 9-4 109 NR

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.

USA TODAY TOP 25

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

Record Pts Pvs

1. Florida State (59) 14-0 1475 1

2. Auburn 12-2 1388 2

3. Michigan State 13-1 1375 4

4. South Carolina 11-2 1219 8

5. Missouri 12-2 1200 9

6. Oklahoma 11-2 1189 10

7. Clemson 11-2 1091 11

8. Alabama 11-2 1086 3

9. Oregon 11-2 975 12

10. Stanford 11-3 872 7

10. Ohio State 12-2 872 6

12. Central Florida 12-1 865 15

13. Baylor 11-2 796 5

14. LSU 10-3 719 14

15. Louisville 12-1 703 16

16. UCLA 10-3 597 18

17. Oklahoma State 10-3 587 13

18. Texas A&M 9-4 443 21

19. USC 10-4 313 NR

20. Arizona State 10-4 302 17

21. Wisconsin 9-4 266 19

22. Duke 10-4 202 21

23. Vanderbilt 9-4 180 NR

24. Notre Dame 9-4 125 NR

25. Nebraska 9-4 123 NR

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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