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FINAL 2012 polls

Associated Press poll

No., team record points prv.
1. Alabama (59) 13-1 1,475 2
2. Oregon 12-1 1,358 5
3. Ohio State 12-0 1,302 3
4. Notre Dame 12-1 1,288 1
5. Georgia 12-2 1,230 6
5. Texas A&M 11-2 1,230 10
7. Stanford 12-2 1,169 8
8. South Carolina 11-2 1,038 11
9. Florida 11-2 933 4
10. Florida State 12-2 922 13
11. Clemson 11-2 889 14
12. Kansas State 11-2 871 7
13. Louisville 11-2 781 22
14. LSU 10-3 756 9
15. Oklahoma 10-3 615 12
16. Utah State 11-2 456 18
17. Northwestern 10-3 443 21
18. Boise State 11-2 419 20
19. Texas 9-4 358 NR
20. Oregon State 9-4 303 15
21. San Jose State 11-2 243 24
22. Northern Illinois 12-2 227 16
23. Vanderbilt 9-4 180 NR
24. Michigan 8-5 147 19
25. Nebraska 10-4 119 23

Others receiving votes: Baylor 95, Penn St. 90, Cincinnati 78, Oklahoma St. 42, Tulsa 34, UCLA 31, Arkansas St. 28, TCU 9, UCF 9, Wisconsin 6, N. Dakota St. 1.

USA Today coaches poll

No., team record points prv.
1. Alabama (56) 13-1 1,400 2
2. Oregon 12-1 1,322 3
3. Notre Dame 12-1 1,253 1
4. Georgia 12-2 1,213 5
5. Texas A&M 11-2 1,171 9
6. Stanford 12-2 1,167 8
7. South Carolina 11-2 1,064 10
8. Florida State 12-2 942 12
9. Clemson 11-2 916 13
10. Florida 11-2 886 4
11. Kansas State 11-2 841 6
12. LSU 10-3 775 7
13. Louisville 11-2 772 18
14. Boise State 11-2 633 15
15. Oklahoma 10-3 600 11
16. Northwestern 10-3 580 17
17. Utah State 11-2 444 20
18. Texas 9-4 398 25
19. Oregon State 9-4 366 14
20. Vanderbilt 9-4 248 NR
21. San Jose State 11-2 244 24
22. Cincinnati 10-3 186 NR
23. Nebraska 10-4 175 21
24. Northern Illinois 12-2 156 16
25. Tulsa 11-3 110 NR

Others receiving votes: Michigan 101; UCLA 75; Baylor 52; Oklahoma State 36; Wisconsin 18; Central Florida 15; Arkansas State 13; Arizona State 10; Rutgers 9; Kent State 5; Louisiana Tech 2; Arizona 1; Ohio 1.

2012 Polls, completed before BOWLs

Bowl Championship Series standings

No., team points prv.
1. Notre Dame .9978 1
2. Alabama .9441 2
3. Florida .8984 4
4. Oregon .8621 5
5. Kansas State .8226 6
6. Stanford .7683 8
7. Georgia .7583 3
8. LSU .7511 7
9. Texas A&M .6756 9
10. South Carolina .6604 10
11. Oklahoma .6502 11
12. Florida State .5047 13
13. Oregon State .4716 15
14. Clemson .4693 14
15. Northern Illinois .3276 21
16. Nebraska .3264 12
17. UCLA .2872 16
18. Michigan .2537 19
19. Boise State .2513 20
20. Northwestern .2327 22
21. Louisville .1808 NR
22. Utah State .1787 24
23. Texas .1519 18
24. San Jose State .1346 25
25. Kent State .0772 17

Harris Interactive poll

No., team record points prv.
1. Notre Dame (109) 12-0 2869 1
2. Alabama (6) 11-1 2740 2
3. Georgia 11-1 2599 3
4. Oregon 11-1 2507 4
5. Florida 11-1 2435 5
6. Kansas State 10-1 2229 7
7. LSU 10-2 2142 8
8. Stanford 10-2 2059 11
9. Texas A&M 10-2 2038 10
10. South Carolina 10-2 1862 12
11. Oklahoma 9-2 1706 13
12. Florida State 10-2 1614 6
13. Nebraska 10-2 1493 14
14. Clemson 10-2 1446 9
15. Oregon State 8-3 975 15
16. UCLA 9-3 919 16
17. Boise State 9-2 817 21
18. Kent State 11-1 705 25
19. Northern Illinois 11-1 619 24
20. Texas 8-3 564 17
21. Northwestern 9-3 479 NR
22. Utah State 10-2 438 NR
23. Michigan 8-4 434 20
24. Louisville 9-2 394 18
25. Oklahoma State 7-4 392 22

Other teams receiving votes: Rutgers 302, Texas Christian 134, San Jose State 118, Vanderbilt 67, Southern Cal 57, San Diego State 39, Fresno State 36, Baylor 31, Mississippi State 26, Louisiana Tech 19, Cincinnati 12, Arizona State 11, Syracuse 10, Tulsa 10, Central Florida 9, Arizona 6, Toledo 6, East Carolina 4, Arkansas State 1, Louisiana-Monroe 1, Washington 1.

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Final 2011 regular-season polls

BCS standings

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USA Today coaches poll

1. LSU (59) 13-0 1,475 1
2. Alabama 11-1 1,399 2
3. Oklahoma State 11-1 1,367 5
4. Stanford 11-1 1,286 4
5. Oregon 11-2 1,232 7
6. Boise State 11-1 1,128 8
7. Arkansas 10-2 1,112 10
8. Wisconsin 11-2 1,085 12
9. South Carolina 10-2 971 13
10. Kansas State 10-2 878 15
11. Virginia Tech 11-2 835 3
12. Michigan 10-2 789 16
13. Michigan State 10-3 735 9
14. Clemson 10-3 657 21
15. TCU 10-2 631 17
16. Baylor 9-3 599 18
17. Houston 12-1 542 6
18. Georgia 10-3 538 14
19. Oklahoma 9-3 437 11
20. Nebraska 9-3 402 19
21. Southern Mississippi 11-2 366 23
22. West Virginia 9-3 278 20
23. Penn State 9-3 189 22
24. Cincinnati 9-3 94 25
25. Florida State 8-4 68 24

Others receiving votes: Brigham Young 20; Northern Illinois 14; Missouri 11; Georgia Tech 10; Arkansas State 9; Notre Dame 9; Virginia 5; Louisiana Tech 2; Rutgers 1; Texas 1.

Harris Interactive poll

1. LSU (115) 13-0 2,875 1
2. Alabama 11-1 2,723 2
3. Oklahoma State 11-1 2,654 5
4. Stanford 11-1 2,504 3
5. Oregon 11-2 2,372 7
6. Boise State 11-1 2,236 8
7. Arkansas 10-2 2,163 9
8. Wisconsin 11-2 2,060 13
9. South Carolina 10-2 1,833 14
10. Kansas State 10-2 1,733 15
11. Virginia Tech 11-2 1,498 4
12. Michigan 10-2 1,447 16
13. Michigan State 10-3 1,428 11
14. Clemson 10-3 1,351 20
15. TCU 10-2 1,245 17
16. Baylor 9-3 1,228 18
17. Houston 12-1 1,132 6
18. Georgia 10-3 1,095 12
19. Oklahoma 9-3 933 10
20. Nebraska 9-3 717 19
21. Southern Miss 11-2 711 23
22. West Virginia 9-3 522 21
23. Penn State 9-3 383 22
24. Cincinnati 9-3 172 NR
25. Florida State 8-4 130 24

Other teams receiving votes: BYU 45; Notre Dame 43; Georgia Tech 35; Arkansas State 22; Northern Illinois 22; Auburn 15; Virginia 13; Missouri 12; Louisiana Tech 6; Louisville 6; Texas 6; Rutgers 4; Tulsa 1.

Associated Press poll (not part of BCS)

1. LSU (60) 13-0 1,500 1
2. Alabama 11-1 1,418 2
3. Oklahoma State 11-1 1,400 3
4. Stanford 11-1 1,283 4
5. Southern California 10-2 1,179 9
6. Oregon 11-2 1,170 8
7. Arkansas 10-2 1,148 6
8. Boise State 11-1 1,107 9
9. Wisconsin 11-2 1,038 15
10. South Carolina 10-2 946 14
11. Kansas State 10-2 829 16
12. Michigan State 10-3 733 11
13. Michigan 10-2 707 17
14. Clemson 10-3 663 21
15. Baylor 9-3 656 19
16. Texas Christian 10-2 632 18
17. Virginia Tech 11-2 591 5
18. Georgia 10-3 566 12
19. Oklahoma 9-3 386 13
20. Houston 12-1 370 7
21. Nebraska 9-3 363 20
22. Southern Mississippi 11-2 336 24
23. West Virginia 9-3 199 22
24. Penn State 9-3 129 23
25. Florida State 8-4 49 25

Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 23, Cincinnati 22, Arkansas St. 18, Brigham Young 12, Georgia Tech 7, Northern Illinois 7, Missouri 5, Virginia 5, Tulsa 2, Louisville 1.

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