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Poll by: Crayton - Official Pollster

Pollster's general comment about their poll:
Computer poll weighted by (A) last year's finish and (B) strength of record given schedule. The preseason poll is 100% A, while the year-end poll is 100% B. Go ahead and compare to the current BCS computers and see which one reflects most the national sentiment.

Compare Crayton's poll to others.

# Pre-Season Week: 1 Week: 2 Week: 3 Week: 4 Week: 5 Week: 6 Week: 7 Week: 8 Week: 9 Week: 10 Week: 11 Week: 12 Week: 13 Week: 14 Week: 15 #
1 Alabama Alabama (1-0) Alabama (2-0) Alabama (3-0) Alabama (4-0) Alabama (5-0) Alabama (6-0) Alabama (7-0) Alabama (8-0) Alabama (8-0) Alabama (9-0) Alabama (10-0) Alabama (11-0) Alabama (12-0) Alabama (13-0) Clemson (-) 1
2 Ohio State Ohio State (1-0) Ohio State (2-0) Ohio State (3-0) Ohio State (-) Ohio State (4-0) Ohio State (5-0) Ohio State (6-0) Michigan (7-0) Clemson (8-0) Clemson (9-0) Ohio State (9-1) Ohio State (10-1) Ohio State (11-1) Ohio State (11-1) Alabama (-) 2
3 Michigan State Michigan State (1-0) Michigan State (-) Michigan State (2-0) Stanford (3-0) Michigan (5-0) Michigan (6-0) Michigan (6-0) Clemson (7-0) Michigan (8-0) Michigan (9-0) Michigan (9-1) Michigan (10-1) Clemson (11-1) Clemson (12-1) Ohio State (-) 3
4 Stanford Stanford (1-0) Stanford (-) Stanford (2-0) Wisconsin (4-0) Clemson (5-0) Clemson (6-0) Clemson (7-0) Ohio State (6-1) Ohio State (7-1) Ohio State (8-1) Clemson (9-1) Clemson (10-1) Wisconsin (10-2) Penn State (11-2) Oklahoma (-) 4
5 Oklahoma Wisconsin (1-0) Wisconsin (2-0) Wisconsin (3-0) Michigan (4-0) Tennessee (5-0) Texas A&M (6-0) Texas A&M (6-0) Nebraska (7-0) Washington (8-0) Washington (9-0) Louisville (9-1) Wisconsin (9-2) Washington (11-1) Washington (12-1) Washington (-) 5
6 Notre Dame Clemson (1-0) Clemson (2-0) Michigan (3-0) Clemson (4-0) Wisconsin (4-1) Wisconsin (4-1) Nebraska (6-0) Washington (7-0) Texas A&M (7-1) Louisville (8-1) Wisconsin (8-2) Oklahoma (9-2) Penn State (10-2) Western Michigan (13-0) Florida State (-) 6
7 Ole Miss Michigan (1-0) Michigan (2-0) Clemson (3-0) Michigan State (2-1) Stanford (3-1) Washington (6-0) Washington (6-0) West Virginia (6-0) Nebraska (7-1) Wisconsin (7-2) Western Michigan (10-0) Penn State (9-2) Michigan (10-2) Oklahoma (10-2) Wisconsin (-) 7
8 LSU Oklahoma (0-1) Oklahoma (1-1) Houston (3-0) Utah (4-0) Houston (5-0) Tennessee (5-1) Oklahoma (4-2) Boise State (7-0) Louisville (7-1) Western Michigan (9-0) Penn State (8-2) Western Michigan (11-0) Western Michigan (12-0) Michigan (10-2) USC (-) 8
9 Michigan Houston (1-0) Houston (2-0) Utah (3-0) Houston (4-0) Texas A&M (5-0) Nebraska (5-0) Utah (6-1) Baylor (6-0) Wisconsin (6-2) Auburn (7-2) Washington (9-1) Washington (10-1) Oklahoma (-) Wisconsin (10-3) Penn State (-) 9
10 Clemson Iowa (1-0) Utah (2-0) Arkansas (3-0) Tennessee (4-0) Ole Miss (3-2) Oklahoma (3-2) Houston (6-1) Louisville (6-1) Florida (6-1) Penn State (7-2) Oklahoma (8-2) Boise State (10-1) Colorado (10-2) USC (9-3) Western Michigan (-) 10
11 Wisconsin Florida State (1-0) Iowa (2-0) LSU (2-1) Texas A&M (4-0) Nebraska (5-0) Ole Miss (3-2) Wisconsin (4-2) Texas A&M (6-1) Western Michigan (8-0) Oklahoma (7-2) Boise State (9-1) Nebraska (9-2) USC (9-3) Florida State (9-3) Michigan (-) 11
12 Northwestern LSU (0-1) Arkansas (2-0) Tennessee (3-0) Ole Miss (2-2) Washington (5-0) Utah (5-1) Baylor (6-0) Western Michigan (8-0) Penn State (6-2) Boise State (8-1) West Virginia (8-1) Florida (8-2) Florida State (9-3) Boise State (10-2) South Florida (-) 12
13 Iowa Ole Miss (0-1) Florida State (2-0) Oklahoma (1-2) Nebraska (4-0) Oklahoma (2-2) Baylor (5-0) West Virginia (5-0) Wisconsin (5-2) Oklahoma (6-2) Nebraska (7-2) Nebraska (8-2) Colorado (9-2) Oklahoma State (-) South Florida (10-2) Stanford (-) 13
14 USC TCU (1-0) LSU (1-1) Georgia (3-0) Louisville (4-0) Baylor (5-0) Houston (5-1) Western Michigan (7-0) Utah (7-1) Auburn (6-2) Texas A&M (7-2) Washington State (8-2) USC (8-3) Boise State (10-2) Colorado (10-3) Oklahoma State (-) 14
15 TCU Notre Dame (0-1) Ole Miss (1-1) Florida (3-0) Florida State (3-1) Utah (4-1) West Virginia (4-0) Florida (5-1) Florida (5-1) LSU (5-2) West Virginia (7-1) USC (7-3) Louisville (9-2) South Florida (10-2) West Virginia (10-2) Florida (-) 15
16 Utah Utah (1-0) Notre Dame (1-1) Navy (3-0) Baylor (4-0) Michigan State (2-2) Stanford (3-2) Florida State (5-2) Oklahoma (5-2) Boise State (7-1) Washington State (7-2) Colorado (8-2) Oklahoma State (9-2) Navy (9-2) Stanford (9-3) Appalachian State (-) 16
17 Houston California (1-0) Tennessee (2-0) Ole Miss (1-2) Navy (-) Arkansas (4-1) Florida State (4-2) Stanford (4-2) LSU (5-2) West Virginia (6-1) Colorado (7-2) Oklahoma State (8-2) Florida State (8-3) West Virginia (9-2) Nebraska (9-3) Colorado (-) 17
18 Arkansas Arkansas (1-0) USC (1-1) Notre Dame (1-2) Oklahoma (-) LSU (3-2) Western Michigan (6-0) Tennessee (5-2) Florida State (5-2) Washington State (6-2) Oklahoma State (7-2) Florida (7-2) Houston (9-2) Nebraska (9-3) Louisville (9-3) Tennessee (-) 18
19 Mississippi State USC (0-1) Florida (2-0) Louisville (3-0) Arkansas (3-1) West Virginia (4-0) Navy (4-1) Arkansas (5-2) Penn State (5-2) Utah (7-2) USC (6-3) Florida State (7-3) Tennessee (8-3) Stanford (9-3) Oklahoma State (9-3) LSU (-) 19
20 California Tennessee (1-0) Oregon (2-0) USC (1-2) TCU (3-1) North Carolina (4-1) Boise State (5-0) Boise State (6-0) Navy (5-1) Baylor (6-1) Florida (6-2) Houston (8-2) Auburn (8-3) Florida (8-3) Auburn (8-4) Boise State (-) 20
21 Oregon Oregon (1-0) Georgia (2-0) Toledo (3-0) Iowa (3-1) Miami (4-0) Louisville (4-1) Louisville (5-1) Tennessee (5-2) Houston (7-2) Florida State (6-3) Utah (9-2) South Florida (9-2) Louisville (9-3) Navy (9-3) West Virginia (-) 21
22 Florida State Georgia (1-0) Navy (2-0) Florida State (2-1) LSU (2-2) Florida (4-1) USC (3-3) LSU (4-2) Auburn (5-2) Oklahoma State (6-2) Houston (7-2) Auburn (7-3) Navy (8-2) Houston (9-3) Appalachian State (9-3) Western Kentucky (-) 22
23 Florida Oklahoma State (1-0) Toledo (2-0) Nebraska (3-0) Toledo (-) Louisville (4-1) LSU (3-2) USC (4-3) Washington State (5-2) USC (5-3) Utah (8-2) Troy (8-1) West Virginia (8-2) Auburn (8-4) Temple (10-3) Georgia Tech (-) 23
24 Oklahoma State Florida (1-0) TCU (1-1) California (2-1) Georgia (3-1) Western Michigan (5-0) Auburn (4-2) Navy (4-1) Toledo (6-1) Colorado (6-2) Minnesota (7-2) LSU (6-3) Stanford (8-3) Appalachian State (9-3) Houston (9-3) Virginia Tech (-) 24
25 Tennessee Northwestern (0-1) Baylor (2-0) Texas A&M (3-0) Washington (4-0) California (3-2) Florida (4-1) Auburn (4-2) Houston (6-2) Florida State (5-3) Arkansas (6-3) South Florida (8-2) Texas A&M (8-3) LSU (7-4) Tennessee (8-4) Nebraska (-) 25
    Dropped:
Mississippi State (0-1)
Dropped:
California (1-1)
Oklahoma State (1-1)
Northwestern (0-2)
Dropped:
Iowa (2-1)
Oregon (2-1)
TCU (2-1)
Baylor (3-0)
Dropped:
Florida (3-1)
Notre Dame (1-3)
USC (1-3)
California (2-2)
Dropped:
Florida State (3-2)
Navy (3-1)
TCU (3-2)
Iowa (3-2)
Toledo (3-1)
Georgia (3-2)
Dropped:
Michigan State (2-3)
Arkansas (4-2)
North Carolina (4-2)
Miami (4-1)
California (3-3)
Dropped:
Ole Miss (3-3)
Dropped:
Stanford (4-3)
Arkansas (5-3)
USC (4-3)
Dropped:
Navy (5-2)
Tennessee (5-3)
Toledo (6-2)
Dropped:
LSU (5-3)
Baylor (6-2)
Dropped:
Texas A&M (7-3)
Minnesota (7-3)
Arkansas (6-4)
Dropped:
Washington State (8-3)
Utah (9-3)
Troy (8-2)
LSU (6-4)
Dropped:
Tennessee (8-4)
Texas A&M (8-4)
Dropped:
Florida (8-4)
LSU (7-4)
Dropped:
Louisville (-)
Auburn (-)
Navy (9-4)
Temple (-)
Houston (-)