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Full disclosure: Pompey's AP Top 25 ballot

My AP Top 25 ballot

Full disclosure: Pompey's AP Top 25 ballot

My AP Top 25 ballot

I have accepted an invitation to be an AP football voter this season. Here’s the ballot I submitted before Sunday’s 11 a.m. deadline.

Some of you will wonder why I omitted Penn State after handing Northwestern its first loss.   

Even thought the Nittany Lions are playing at a high level, I couldn’t overlook the season-opening loss to Ohio. With that, the 6-0 Bobcats get the nod, at least for now.

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So take a good look at my ballot. I want your comments and criticisms.

  1. Alabama
  2. Oregon
  3. South Carolina
  4. Florida
  5. Notre Dame
  6. West Virginia
  7. Kansas State
  8. Ohio State
  9. LSU
  10. Florida State
  11. Oregon State
  12. Clemson
  13. Oklahoma
  14. Georgia
  15. Stanford
  16. Texas
  17. USC
  18. Rutgers
  19. Mississippi State
  20. Louisville
  21. Cincinnati
  22. Boise State
  23. Texas A&M
  24. Michigan State
  25. Ohio
About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at Reach Keith at

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