Alabama is No. 1 in final AP Poll; undefeated UCF finishes 6th
Alabama is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll after a thrilling 26–23 overtime victory over Georgia.
The Crimson Tide, who won their fifth national title in the past nine years, received 57 of the 61 first-place votes in the poll. It's Alabama's 11th time being No. 1 in the AP's season ending poll.
Undefeated UCF got the other four first-place votes, but finished sixth in the poll. UCF is the first unbeaten team to not finish No. 1 since TCU in 2010.
Georgia was second, followed by Oklahoma, Clemson and Ohio State, who rounded out the top five.
Here is the rest of the AP Top 25:
5. Ohio State
8. Penn State
11. Notre Dame
13. Miami (FL)
14. Oklahoma State
15. Michigan State
19. Mississippi State
22. Boise State
23. NC State
24. Virginia Tech