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

1 Alabama (2)

2 Clemson (1)

3 Michigan State (4)

4 Ohio State (5)

5 Stanford (6)

6 Oklahoma (3)

7 TCU (10)

8 Michigan (11)

9 Iowa (7)

10 Notre Dame (8)

11 Ole Miss (15)

12 Houston (16)

13 Florida State (9)

14 Navy (19)

15 Utah (18)

16 Baylor (22)

17 LSU (21)

18 North Carolina (12)

19 Oklahoma State (13)

20 Tennessee (25)

21 Georgia (23)

22 Wisconsin (24)

23 Northwestern (14)

24 Oregon (17)

25 Mississippi State (NR)

  • Newbies: 25 Mississippi State
  • Dropped out: Florida (20)
  • Others considered: Western Kentucky, Appalachian State, Toledo, Southern Miss
  • Biggest fall (still in poll): 23 Northwestern, nine spots
  • Biggest jump: 16 Baylor, six spots