Reporter Ryan Finley has a vote in the AP football poll. Here are his rankings:
Roll, Tide, roll: Alabama secured its first national title since the 1992 season with a win over Texas on Thursday.
2. Boise State
Hate all you want, but Boise went 14-0 and beat two teams - Oregon and TCU - that ended up in BCS games. What more do you want?
Gators chomped their way back into the top five with a rout of Cincinnati.
5. Ohio State
Hawkeyes showed Midwestern grit all season, even though they lacked in - let's call it style.
7. Penn State
8. Virginia Tech
Ducks fell to Ohio State in the Rose Bowl, seemingly the first time all year they were stopped.
12. Georgia Tech
Huskers reintroduced a spread-option offense to shred Arizona in the Holiday Bowl.
Cougars are 47-9 since 2006. Betcha didn't know that.
Utes finished their season strong with a win over Cal in the Poinsettia Bowl.
20. Central Michigan
Chips lost to Arizona in their season opener, then won 12 of their remaining 13 games.
21. Texas Tech
22. West Virginia
24. Ole Miss
Rebels finished their season by winning four of their final five games, including a Cotton Bowl rout of Oklahoma State. 25. Georgia