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Florida State is No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for the first time since late September.

The gap between the Seminoles and the Crimson Tide narrowed after another close call by Florida State, which beat Boston College 20-17 on a field goal in the waning seconds.

Florida State received 37 first-place votes and 1,458 points, down six first-place votes and 18 points from last week. Alabama has 21 first-place votes 1,445 points. No. 3 Oregon received two first-place votes, one more than last week.

Mississippi State is fourth, followed by Baylor and TCU. Baylor and TCU swapped places. Ohio State remained No. 7, while Michigan State is 10th.

In the coaches' poll, Michigan State is up two spots to eighth after pummeling Rutgers.

The college football playoff rankings will be released Tuesday.

AP Top 25

Record

Pts.

Pvs.

1. Florida State (37)

11-0

1,458

1

2. Alabama (21)

10-1

1,445

2

3. Oregon (2)

10-1

1,393

3

4. Mississippi State

10-1

1,301

4

5. Baylor

9-1

1,234

6

6. TCU

9-1

1,233

5

7. Ohio State

10-1

1,163

7

8. Georgia

9-2

1,002

9

9. UCLA

9-2

998

11

10. Michigan State

9-2

971

10

11. Kansas State

8-2

898

12

12. Arizona

9-2

807

15

13. Arizona State

9-2

790

13

14. Wisconsin

9-2

764

14

15. Auburn

8-3

597

16

16. Georgia Tech

9-2

581

17

17. Missouri

9-2

525

19

18. Mississippi

8-3

398

8

19. Marshall

11-0

384

18

20. Oklahoma

8-3

363

23

21. Colorado State

10-1

346

22

22. Minnesota

8-3

232

NR

23. Clemson

8-3

198

NR

24. Louisville

8-3

191

NR

25. Boise State

9-2

96

NR

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 40, LSU 39, Nebraska 14, Utah 14, Duke 9, Southern Cal 8, Memphis 3, Texas A&M 2, West Virginia 2, UCF 1.

Coaches' Top 25

Record

Pts.

Pvs.

1. Alabama (25)

10-1

1474

2

2. Florida State (30)

11-0

1462

1

3. Oregon (6)

10-1

1431

3

4. Mississippi State

10-1

1323

4

5. TCU

9-1

1259

5

6. Baylor

9-1

1242

6

7. Ohio State

10-1

1191

7

8. Michigan State

9-2

1052

9

9. Georgia

9-2

1002

10

10. UCLA

9-2

963

12

11. Kansas State

8-2

912

11

12. Arizona

9-2

818

13

13. Arizona State

9-2

783

14

14. Wisconsin

9-2

758

15

15. Georgia Tech

9-2

615

16

16. Auburn

8-3

565

17

17. Missouri

9-2

560

20

18. Oklahoma

8-3

420

22

19. Mississippi

8-3

390

8

20. Marshall

11-0

383

18

21. Colorado State

10-1

304

23

22. Minnesota

8-3

256

NR

23. Louisville

8-3

208

NR

24. Clemson

8-3

203

NR

25. Boise State

9-2

85

NR

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

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