AP Preseason Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2014 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and 2014 final ranking:

Record Pts Pv

 1. Ohio State (61) 14-1 1,525 1

 2. TCU 12-1 1,428 3

 3. Alabama 12-2 1,322 4

 4. Baylor 11-2 1,263 7

 5. Michigan State 11-2 1,256 t5

 6. Auburn 8-5 1,192 22

 7. Oregon 13-2 1,156 2

 8. Southern California 9-4 1,085 20

 9. Georgia 10-3 991 9

10. Florida State 13-1 959 t5

11. Notre Dame 8-5 873 —

12. Clemson 10-3 862 15

13. UCLA 10-3 698 10

14. LSU 8-5 675 —

15. Arizona State 10-3 605 12

16. Georgia Tech 11-3 588 8

17. Mississippi 9-4 563 17

18. Arkansas 7-6 410 —

19. Oklahoma 8-5 394 —

20. Wisconsin 11-3 393 13

21. Stanford 8-5 347 —

22. Arizona 10-4 311 19

23. Boise State 12-2 240 16

24. Missouri 11-3 219 14

25. Tennessee 7-6 114 —

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 100, Texas A&M 61, Oklahoma State 46, Virginia Tech 42, Utah 36, Penn State 20, Louisville 12, Cincinnati 8, Nebraska 6, Kansas State 5, Florida 4, North Carolina State 4, Texas 3, Brigham Young 2, Michigan 2, Northern Illinois 2, California 1, Western Kentucky 1, West Virginia 1.