Top 25 coaches poll: Alabama leapfrogs Florida State to No. 1

BY foxsports • November 23, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, here are your College Football Playoff rankings at work -- one-loss Alabama has leapfrogged unbeaten Florida State atop this week's Top 25 coaches poll.

FSU's latest close call came against Boston College, as it needed a field goal in the final seconds to beat the Eagles. Meanwhile, the Crimson Tide, which are No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, took care of Western Carolina after some early trouble.

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Top 25 coaches poll (through Nov. 22 games)

(first-place votes in parentheses)

1. Alabama 10-1 (25), 1,474  Last week: 2

2. Florida State 11-0 (30), 1,462  Last week: 1

3. Oregon 10-1 (6), 1,431  Last week: 3

4. Mississippi State 10-1, 1,323  Last week: 4

5. TCU 9-1, 1,259  Last week: 5

6. Baylor 9-1, 1,242  Last week: 6

7. Ohio State 10-1, 1,191  Last week: 7

8. Michigan State 9-2, 1,052  Last week: 9

9. Georgia 9-2, 1,002  Last week: 10

10. UCLA 9-2, 963  Last week: 12

11. Kansas State 8-2, 912  Last week: 11

12. Arizona 9-2, 818  Last week: 13

13. Arizona State 9-2, 783  Last week: 14

14. Wisconsin 9-2, 758  Last week: 15

15. Georgia Tech 9-2, 615  Last week: 16

16. Auburn 8-3, 565  Last week: 17

17. Missouri 9-2, 560  Last week: 20

18. Oklahoma 8-3, 420  Last week: 22

19. Mississippi 8-3, 390  Last week: 8

20. Marshall 11-0, 383  Last week: 18

21. Colorado State 10-1, 304  Last week: 23

22. Minnesota 8-3, 256  Last week: NR

23. Louisville 8-3, 208  Last week: NR

24. Clemson 8-3, 203  Last week: NR

25. Boise State 9-2, 85  Last week: NR

Also receiving votes

LSU 43; Nebraska 41; Arkansas 19; Utah 19; Stanford 7; Cincinnati 7; Louisiana Tech 7; Duke 5; Texas 4; Texas A&M 4; Southern California 4; Northern Illinois 3; Notre Dame 1; Iowa 1; Utah State 1

Dropping out

No. 19 Nebraska No. 21 Utah, No. 24 USC, No. 25 Duke


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