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Iowa Football: My final college football national rankings

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The season is over. Here is a rundown of how I voted in our final examiner.com football poll. This just wasn't a year where there were clear-cut teams that should be ranked. We had teams like Duke, Central Florida and Marshall that won at least nine games in football.

Several other teams that could have been ranked simply just didn't perform in the bowl games. So if a team came into its bowl game ranked around 15-25 and got blown out in their game, I likely removed them completely for some other team who showed up to win.

The SEC streak over eight straight national championships is over. Michigan State lost just once this year so I felt like the Spartans deserved that No. 2 spot over Auburn. The Tigers were clearly talented but I can't get over the two losses and the two wins that shouldn't have been.

1. Florida State

2. Michigan State

3. Auburn

4. South Carolina

5. Missouri

6. Oklahoma

7. Clemson

8. Alabama

9. Ohio State

10. Stanford

11. LSU

12. Oregon

13. UCF

14. Louisville

15. Oklahoma State

16. Baylor

17. UCLA

18. Texas A&M

19. Duke

20. Notre Dame

21. Wisconsin

22. Marshall

23. Washington

24. Iowa

25. Navy

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