Thursday, December 25, 2014

Week 15 AP Top 25

I just e-mailed my Associated Press ballot in and there was some shake-up at the top, obviously, after yesterday's games. Florida is the new No. 1. Alabama, after losing to the Gators, drops to No. 4. I still have Texas ranked ahead of Oklahoma at No. 2, even though it looks like the Sooners will wind up No. 2 in the BCS standings and thus in the national championship game. Penn State remains at No. 6 right behind its opponent in the Rose Bowl, Southern Cal. Here's the ballot in its entirety:

Week 15 AP Top 25

I just e-mailed my Associated Press ballot in and there was some shake-up at the top, obviously, after yesterday's games. Florida is the new No. 1. Alabama, after losing to the Gators, drops to No. 4. I still have Texas ranked ahead of Oklahoma at No. 2, even though it looks like the Sooners will wind up No. 2 in the BCS standings and thus in the national championship game. Penn State remains at No. 6 right behind its opponent in the Rose Bowl, Southern Cal. Here's the ballot in its entirety:

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

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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