Apr 12, 2014; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston (5) congratulates fullback Freddie Stevenson (23) after a touchdown during the spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State Number One In AP Top 25 Poll

Reigning national champions Florida State sit atop the AP’s 2014 preseaosn top 25 poll. The Seminoles received 57 of 60 first place votes to keep the number one spot.

Alabama comes in second in the poll and received a first place vote. Oregon and Oklahoma followed them and each received a top vote of their own. Ohio State rounds out the top five.

Last year’s runner-up Auburn debuts at number six. Three SEC teams make up the top nine of the of the poll with South Carolina ranking ninth. Eight SEC teams total make up the top 25 with Florida, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt also receiving votes. This makes 11 of the 14 SEC teams receiving some sort of recognition from the AP.

The PAC 12 is represented pretty well themselves, logging six teams in the top 25. This includes three teams in the top 11.

The Big 12 managed just three teams in the poll – OU, Baylor, and Kansas State. Texas, Oklahoma State, TCU, and Texas Tech did received votes, however.

1. Florida State (57) 14-0 1,496 1
2. Alabama (1) 11-2 1,361 7
3. Oregon (1) 11-2 1,334 9
4. Oklahoma (1) 11-2 1,324 6
5. Ohio State 12-2 1,207 12
6. Auburn 12-2 1,198 2
7. UCLA 10-3 1,106 16
8. Michigan State 13-1 1,080 3
9. South Carolina 11-2 1,015 4
10. Baylor 11-2 966 13
11. Stanford 11-3 885 11
12. Georgia 8-5 843 NR
13. LSU 10-3 776 14
14. Wisconsin 9-4 637 22
15. Southern California 10-4 626 19
16. Clemson 11-2 536 8
17. Notre Dame 9-4 445 21
18. Mississippi 8-5 424 NR
19. Arizona State 10-4 357 20
20. Kansas State 8-5 242 NR
21. Texas A&M 9-4 238 18
22. Nebraska 9-4 226 NR
23. North Carolina 7-6 194 NR
24. Missouri 12-2 134 5
25. Washington 9-4 130 25

 

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