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Other Final Division I-A Polls

USA Today/CNN Coaches Poll

Voted on by panel of 62 Division I-A head coaches; winning team receives the Sears Trophy (originally the McDonald's Trophy, 1991-93); first place votes in parentheses with total points (based on 25 for 1st, 24 for 2nd, etc.).

  Pts
1Nebraska (62)1550
2Tennessee1438
3Florida1434
4Colorado1308
5Florida St.1280
6Kansas St.1129
7Northwestern1121
8Ohio St.1105
9Virginia Tech1101
10Kansas994
11USC898
12Penn St.857
13Notre Dame813
14Texas768
15Texas A&M703
16Syracuse593
17Virginia585
18Oregon441
19Michigan426
20Texas Tech329
21Auburn292
22Iowa205
23East Carolina163
24Toledo150
25LSU110
Other teams receiving votes: North Carolina (100 pts); Washington (98); Arkansas (54); Clemson (42); UCLA (22); Stanford (11); Colorado St. (9); Michigan St. (6); Fresno St. (5); Air Force , Baylor and Louisville (3); Georgia (1). Teams on probation : Alabama and Miami-FL.

NFF/Hall of Fame Poll

Voted on by panel of 62 members of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame; winning team receives the NFF's MacArthur Bowl, given since 1959; first place votes in parentheses with total points (based on 25 for 1st, 24 for 2nd, etc.).

  Pts
1Nebraska (62)1550
2Florida1447
3Tennessee1436
4Florida St.1308
5Colorado1284
6Northwestern1177
7Ohio St.1132
8Kansas St.1114
9Virginia Tech1027
10Kansas966
11USC885
12Penn St.872
13Notre Dame870
14Texas788
15Texas A&M717
16Virginia591
17Syracuse508
18Oregon451
19Michigan450
20Auburn297
21Texas Tech292
22Iowa188
23East Carolina177
24Toledo113
25Washington111
Teams on probation (and ineligible to receive votes): Alabama and Miami-FL.

FWAA Poll

Voted on by a five-man panel comprised of Bob Hammel of the Bloomington (Ind.) Herald-Times, Ed Joyce of ESPN, Blair Kerkhoff of The Kansas City Star, Ivan Maisel of Newsday and Corky Simpson of the Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen. Each selector voted for one team.

Winning team receives the Grantland Rice Award, given since 1954.

1Nebraska (5)

NY Times Computer Ratings

Based on an analysis of each team's scores with emphasis on three factors: who won, by what margin, and against what quality of opposition. Computer balances lop-sided scores, notes home field advantage and gives late-season games more weight than those played earlier in the schedule.

The top team is assigned a rating of 1.000, ratings of all other teams reflect their strength relative to strength of No.1 team.

  Rating
1Nebraska1.000
2Tennessee.878
3Florida.865
4Colorado.848
5Florida St..824
6Virginia Tech.801
7Kansas St..795
8Notre Dame.770
9Northwestern.769
10Ohio St..767
11Penn St..762
12Texas A&M.750
13Kansas.745
14East Carolina.731
15Syracuse.730
16Texas Tech.728
17Texas.722
18Miami-FL.719
19Toledo.700
 Virginia.700
21USC.696
22LSU.682
23Cincinnati.669
24Utah.664
25Alabama.661

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