How I Voted (in the AP poll): Spartans jump into the top 4, LSU moves to No. 21 and the Sooners are third _lowres

Michigan State's LJ Scott (3) runs for a 1-yard touchdown during the second half of the Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game against Iowa, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Indianapolis. Michigan State won 16-13. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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

1 Clemson (1)

2 Alabama (2)

3 Oklahoma (4)

4 Michigan State (5)

5 Ohio State (6)

6 Stanford (8)

7 Iowa (3)

8 Notre Dame (10)

9 Florida State (9)

10 TCU (10)

11 Michigan (13)

12 North Carolina (7)

13 Oklahoma State (15)

14 Northwestern (16)

15 Ole Miss (19)

16 Houston (18)

17 Oregon (19)

18 Utah (20)

19 Navy (21)

20 Florida (12)

21 LSU (22)

22 Baylor (14)

23 Georgia (23)

24 Wisconsin (25)

25 Tennessee (NR)

  • Newbies: 25 Tennessee
  • Dropped out: Temple (24)
  • Others considered: Western Kentucky, Appalachian State
  • Biggest jump: 15 Ole Miss (four spots)
  • Biggest fall: 20 Florida (eight spots), 22 Baylor (eight spots)
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