How I Voted (in the AP poll): Sooners round out top 4, LSU and Georgia return to top 25 and the Irish drop six spots _lowres

Bob Stoops’ Sooners are heading for a playoff berth despite the loss to Texas.

How I Voted is a weekly blog in which Ross Dellenger reveals his AP Top 25 voting.

1 Clemson (1)

2 Alabama (2)

3 Iowa (3)

4 Oklahoma (5)

5 Michigan State (6)

6 Ohio State (7)

7 North Carolina (9)

8 Stanford (13)

9 Florida State (14)

10 Notre Dame (4)

11 TCU (15)

12 Florida (8)

13 Michigan (10)

14 Baylor (11)

15 Oklahoma State (12)

16 Northwestern (16)

17 Ole Miss (19)

18 Houston (21)

19 Oregon (25)

20 Utah (24)

21 Navy (17)

22 LSU (NR)

23 Georgia (NR)

24 Temple (NR)

25 Wisconsin (NR)

  • Others considered: Appalachian State, Western Kentucky, Tennessee
  • Dropped out: Mississippi State (18), Pittsburgh (20), Washington State (22), UCLA (23)
  • Newbies: 22 LSU, 23 Georgia, 24 Temple, 25 Wisconsin
  • Biggest fall (still in poll): 10 Notre Dame (six spots)
  • Biggest jump: 19 Oregon (six spots)