2012 NCAA Football Rankings – Postseason

AP and USA Today Coaches Polls

Fresh off their resounding win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Discover BCS National Championship game on Monday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide finish the college football season as the No. 1 team in the land.

They are followed by the Oregon Ducks, Ohio State Buckeyes, Notre Dame and Georgia in the AP Poll. In the USA Today Coaches Poll, they are followed by Oregon, Notre Dame, Georgia and the Texas A&M Aggies.

The Louisville Cardinals are the only team from the Big East to finish in the top 25 of both polls (13/13). The Cincinnati Bearcats are among the others receiving votes in the AP Poll but finished No. 22 in the Coaches Poll.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are among the others receiving votes in the Coaches Poll.

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AP Top 25 USA Today Poll
RK TEAM REC PTS PVS RK TEAM REC PTS PVS
1 Alabama (59) 13-1 1475 2 1 Alabama (56) 13-1 1400 2
2 Oregon 12-1 1358 5 2 Oregon 12-1 1322 3
3 Ohio State 12-0 1302 3 3 Notre Dame 12-1 1253 1
4 Notre Dame 12-1 1288 1 4 Georgia 12-2 1213 5
5 Georgia 12-2 1230 6 5 Texas A&M 11-2 1171 9
5 Texas A&M 11-2 1230 10 6 Stanford 12-2 1167 8
7 Stanford 12-2 1169 8 7 South Carolina 11-2 1064 10
8 South Carolina 11-2 1038 11 8 Florida State 12-2 942 12
9 Florida 11-2 933 4 9 Clemson 11-2 916 13
10 Florida State 12-2 922 13 10 Florida 11-2 886 4
11 Clemson 11-2 889 14 11 Kansas State 11-2 841 6
12 Kansas State 11-2 871 7 12 LSU 10-3 775 7
13 Louisville 11-2 781 22 13 Louisville 11-2 772 18
14 LSU 10-3 756 9 14 Boise State 11-2 633 15
15 Oklahoma 10-3 615 12 15 Oklahoma 10-3 600 11
16 Utah State 11-2 456 18 16 Northwestern 10-3 580 17
17 Northwestern 10-3 443 21 17 Utah State 11-2 444 20
18 Boise State 11-2 419 20 18 Texas 9-4 398 25
19 Texas 9-4 358 NR 19 Oregon State 9-4 366 14
20 Oregon State 9-4 303 15 20 Vanderbilt 9-4 248 NR
21 San Jose State 11-2 243 24 21 San Jose State 11-2 244 24
22 Northern Illinois 12-2 227 16 22 Cincinnati 10-3 186 NR
23 Vanderbilt 9-4 180 NR 23 Nebraska 10-4 175 21
24 Michigan 8-5 147 19 24 Northern Illinois 12-2 156 16
25 Nebraska 10-4 119 23 25 Tulsa 11-3 11 NR
Dropped from rankings: Dropped from rankings:
UCLA 17, Kent State 25 UCLA 19, Michigan 22, Wisconsin 23
Others receiving votes: Others receiving votes
Baylor 95, Penn State 90, Cincinnati 78, Oklahoma State 42, Tulsa 34, UCLA 31, Arkansas State 28, UCF 9, TCU 9, Wisconsin 6, North Dakota State 1 Michigan 101, UCLA 75, Baylor 52, Oklahoma State 36, Wisconsin 18, UCF 15, Arkansas State 13, Arizona State 10, Rutgers 9, Kent State 5, Louisiana Tech 2, Arizona 1, Ohio 1

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