Keith Pompey's AP Top 25 ballot for Nov. 4

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Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson celebrated after scoring the winning touchdown against Pittsburgh. (Michael Conroy/AP)

Due to close calls and huge upsets, I’ve been forced to make tough decisions while ranking the Top 25 teams in the nation.

This week I even considered dropping Notre Dame after the Irish needed three overtimes to defeat so-so Pittsburgh. I decided to leave Notre Dame at No. 4, because it's hard to penalize a team after a win regardless of how lucky it is.

Here's the AP Top 25 ballot I submitted before the 11 am deadline. Take a good look at it.

Tell me what you think. I want your comments and criticisms.

1.       Alabama

2.       Oregon

3.       Kansas State

4.       Notre Dame

5.       Ohio State

6.       Georgia

7.       Florida

8.       LSU

9.       Florida State

10.   Clemson

11.   South Carolina

12.   Texas A&M

13.   Oregon State

14.   Louisville

15.   Oklahoma

16.   Stanford

17.   Nebraska

18.   USC

19.   Texas

20.   Louisiana Tech

21.   UCLA

22.   Mississippi State

23.   Michigan

24.   Texas Tech

25.   Toledo

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