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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 #
1 Clemson Alabama (1-0) Alabama (2-0) Clemson (3-0) Clemson (4-0) Clemson (5-0) Clemson (6-0) Alabama (7-0) 1
2 Alabama Clemson (1-0) Clemson (2-0) Alabama (3-0) Alabama (4-0) Alabama (5-0) Alabama (6-0) Penn State (0-0) 2
3 Ohio State Ohio State (1-0) USC (2-0) Michigan (3-0) Michigan (4-0) Michigan (0-0) Penn State (6-0) Wisconsin (4-0) 3
4 Oklahoma USC (1-0) Oklahoma (2-0) USC (3-0) USC (4-0) Penn State (5-0) Wisconsin (3-0) Georgia (7-0) 4
5 Michigan Michigan (1-0) Michigan (2-0) Oklahoma (3-0) Penn State (4-0) Oklahoma (0-0) Georgia (6-0) Ohio State (6-1) 5
6 Florida State Oklahoma (1-0) Penn State (2-0) Penn State (3-0) Oklahoma (4-0) Wisconsin (2-0) Ohio State (5-1) Miami (4-0) 6
7 Penn State Penn State (1-0) Iowa (0-0) Wisconsin (0-0) Wisconsin (1-0) Ohio State (4-1) Washington (6-0) Clemson (6-1) 7
8 Wisconsin Iowa (0-0) Wisconsin (2-0) Iowa (0-0) Ohio State (3-1) Washington (5-0) Washington State (6-0) USC (6-1) 8
9 USC Wisconsin (1-0) Ohio State (1-1) Ohio State (2-1) Washington (4-0) Georgia (5-0) USC (5-1) Michigan (1-1) 9
10 Iowa Stanford (1-0) Oklahoma State (2-0) Oklahoma State (3-0) Georgia (4-0) USC (4-1) Miami (3-0) TCU (2-0) 10
11 Washington Washington (1-0) Washington (2-0) Washington (3-0) Iowa (0-1) Florida (3-0) Navy (3-0) Oklahoma (1-1) 11
12 Stanford Oklahoma State (1-0) Tennessee (0-0) Minnesota (0-0) Virginia Tech (4-0) Washington State (5-0) Michigan (0-1) Notre Dame (0-0) 12
13 Oklahoma State Tennessee (1-0) LSU (0-0) Colorado (0-0) Minnesota (0-0) Miami (2-0) TCU (1-0) NC State (6-1) 13
14 LSU LSU (1-0) Colorado (0-0) Virginia Tech (3-0) Florida (2-0) Navy (2-0) Oklahoma (0-1) South Florida (1-0) 14
15 Boise State Nebraska (0-0) Virginia Tech (2-0) Georgia (3-0) Utah (4-0) Utah (0-0) San Diego State (6-0) Stanford (2-0) 15
16 Nebraska Boise State (0-0) Stanford (1-1) Washington State (3-0) Washington State (4-0) South Florida (5-0) South Florida (0-0) Washington (6-1) 16
17 Tennessee Florida State (0-1) Georgia (2-0) Florida (1-0) South Florida (4-0) Oklahoma State (4-1) Notre Dame (5-1) Oklahoma State (1-0) 17
18 Florida Colorado (0-0) Minnesota (0-0) Houston (0-0) Miami (1-0) San Diego State (5-0) Stanford (1-0) UCF (4-0) 18
19 Tulsa Virginia Tech (1-0) Louisville (2-0) Utah (3-0) Navy (1-0) TCU (0-0) Virginia Tech (5-1) Washington State (6-1) 19
20 Western Michigan Auburn (1-0) Washington State (2-0) South Florida (3-0) Oklahoma State (3-1) Georgia Tech (2-0) Auburn (5-1) Navy (3-1) 20
21 Colorado Minnesota (0-0) Utah (2-0) Navy (0-0) Wake Forest (0-0) Virginia Tech (4-1) Oklahoma State (0-0) Virginia Tech (0-0) 21
22 Auburn Louisville (1-0) Houston (0-0) Kentucky (0-0) Tennessee (0-0) Auburn (4-1) NC State (5-1) Iowa (0-0) 22
23 Georgia Tech Georgia (1-0) Florida State (0-0) Tennessee (0-1) San Diego State (4-0) Stanford (0-0) Georgia Tech (0-0) LSU (2-0) 23
24 Virginia Tech South Florida (1-0) Navy (2-0) Miami (0-0) LSU (0-0) Louisville (4-1) Michigan State (2-1) Kentucky (0-0) 24
25 West Virginia Miami (1-0) South Florida (2-0) Vanderbilt (0-0) TCU (4-0) Texas A&M (0-0) Houston (0-0) Texas A&M (0-0) 25
    Dropped:
Florida (0-1)
Tulsa (0-1)
Western Michigan (0-1)
Georgia Tech (0-1)
West Virginia (0-1)
Dropped:
Nebraska (0-0)
Boise State (0-1)
Auburn (1-1)
Miami (0-0)
Dropped:
LSU (0-1)
Stanford (1-2)
Louisville (2-1)
Florida State (0-0)
Dropped:
Colorado (0-1)
Houston (0-1)
Kentucky (0-1)
Vanderbilt (0-1)
Dropped:
Iowa (0-2)
Minnesota (0-1)
Wake Forest (0-0)
Tennessee (0-1)
LSU (0-0)
Dropped:
Florida (3-1)
Utah (0-1)
Louisville (4-2)
Texas A&M (0-1)
Dropped:
San Diego State (6-1)
Auburn (5-2)
Georgia Tech (0-1)
Michigan State (3-1)
Houston (0-0)