Week 14 AP Top 25

I actually e-mailed my Associated Press Top 25 ballot in last night since I stayed up to watch Oklahoma and Southern Cal win in blowouts. But here it is today before the full poll is released this afternoon. Of course, the AP doesn't  factor in the BCS and those are the standings everyone will be eagerly awaiting. I'm guessing the Sooners jump Texas and get the South Division berth into the Big 12 title game. For my buck, Texas beat them straight up so the Longhorns stay No. 3 and Oklahoma No. 4. Penn State is still No. 6 in my ballot behind Southern Cal. For those carping that the Lions should be ranked ahead of the Trojans if you judge by common opponents (Oregon State), there is a strong argument there. It looks like we'll get our answer as to who is the better team. Penn State and USC are lined up to meet in the Rose Bowl. Here's the rest of the ballot in its entirety:

1. Alabama (12-0)
2. Florida (11-1)
3. Texas (11-1)
4. Oklahoma (11-1)
5. Southern Cal (10-1)
6. Penn State (11-1)
7. Texas Tech (11-1)
8. Ohio State (10-2)
9. Boise State (12-0)
10. Utah (12-0)
11. Cincinnati (10-2)
12. TCU (10-2)
13. Ball State (12-0)
14. Oklahoma State (9-3)
15. Georgia Tech (9-3)
16. Oregon (9-3)
17. Georgia (9-3)
18. Boston College (9-3)
19. BYU (10-2)
20. Michigan State (9-3)
21. Northwestern (9-3)
22. Missouri (9-3)
23. Mississippi (8-4)
24. Pittsburgh (8-3)
25. Iowa (8-4)

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