The ballot I turned into the Associated Press for the college football Top 25 this week:

1. Alabama
2. Georgia
3. Ohio State
4. Notre Dame
5. Clemson
6. Penn State
7. Washington
8. West Virginia
9. Texas
10. Oklahoma
11. Florida
12. LSU
13. Michigan
14. Wisconsin
15. Miami
16. Central Florida
17. Oregon
18. Colorado
19. Auburn
20. Cincinnati
21. South Florida
22. North Carolina State
23. Texas A&M
24. Kentucky
25. Washington State

The next 5
The five teams just outside of my top 25:

26. Mississippi State
27. Duke
28. Stanford
29. Southern California
30. Iowa

Dropped off my ballot this week:

Stanford (No.15 last week)
Virginia Tech (No. 21)
Oklahoma State (No. 22)
Boise State (No. 23)
Duke (No. 25)

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