Associated Press Top-25 College Football Poll
 
Team (First-place votes) 2014 Record Points Previous Rank
1. Ohio State Buckeyes (59) 14-1 1475 5
2. Oregon Ducks 13-2 1402 3
3. TCU Horned Frogs 12-1 1349 6
4. Alabama Crimson Tide 12-2 1297 1
5. Michigan State Spartans 11-2 1212 7
5. Florida State Seminoles 13-1 1212 2
7. Baylor Bears 11-2 1098 4
8. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 11-3 1071 10
9. Georgia Bulldogs 10-3 925 13
10. UCLA Bruins 10-3 908 14
11. Mississippi State Bulldogs 10-3 767 8
12. Arizona State Sun Devils 10-3 756 15
13. Wisconsin Badgers 11-3 724 17
14. Missouri Tigers 11-3 710 16
15. Clemson Tigers 10-3 683 18
16. Boise State Broncos 12-2 653 21
17. Ole Miss Rebels 9-4 543 9
18. Kansas State Wildcats 9-4 509 11
19. Arizona Wildcats 10-4 499 12
20. USC Trojans 9-4 315 24
21. Utah Utes 9-4 302 23
22. Auburn Tigers 8-5 216 19
23. Marshall Thundering Herd 13-1 161 NR
24. Louisville Cardinals 9-4 116 20
25. Memphis Tigers 10-3 94 NR
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 28, Stanford 27, Nebraska 22, Air Force 21, Duke 18, LSU 12, Utah State 11, Arkansas 10, Minnesota 9, Oklahoma 7, Texas A&M 7, Northern Illinois 4, Colorado State 2.