Week 15 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

1.  Florida State (10)– 296 points

2.  Alabama (1)– 286 points

3.  Oregon (1)– 278 points

4.  TCU– 256 points

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5.  Baylor– 251 points

6.  Ohio State– 245 points

7.  Michigan State– 220 points

8.  Mississippi State– 188 points

9.  Arizona– 176 points

10. Ole Miss– 167 points

11. Kansas State– 152 points

12. Georgia Tech– 141 points

13. Georgia– 128 points

14. Clemson– 119 points

15. UCLA– 101 points

16. Arizona State– 95 points

17. Missouri– 86 points

18. Louisville– 83 points

19. Boise State– 82 points

20. Auburn– 81 points

21. Wisconsin– 80 points

22. Marshall– 55 points

23. Colorado State– 34 points

24. LSU– 32 points

25. Nebraska– 26 points

Others Receiving Votes: Utah 25, East Carolina 24, Boston College 23, Miami-FL 19, Minnesota 19, Pittsburgh 18, Oklahoma 17, Wake Forest 16, Virginia Tech 15, Duke 15, Memphis 12, UCF 12, Southern California 9, UCLA 7, Northern Illinois 6, Cincinnati 5

Dropped Out: Oklahoma 17

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than AP, Playoff, and Coaches Polls: Florida State (1), TCU (4), Arizona (9), Clemson (14), Louisville (18), Boise State (19), Marshall (22), Colorado State (23).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than AP, Playoff, and Coaches Polls: Ohio State (6), Missouri (17), Auburn (20), Wisconsin (21), LSU (24), Utah (NR), Minnesota (NR), Southern California (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 4 Major Human Polls (AP, CFRA, Playoff and Coaches): Georgia (13).

CFRA Player of the Year Award

For the third consecutive season, the College Football Researchers Association has crowned a Player of the Year, and this season Marcus Mariota takes the title.  In the past two seasons, the CFRA Player of the Year has gone on to take the Heisman so we will see if that happens again next weekend.

1.  Marcus Mariota (8)– 48 points

2.  Amari Cooper– 29 points

3.  Melvin Gordon– 24 points

4.  Jameis Winston (2)– 14 points

5.  Trevone Boykin– 9 points

6.  Dak Prescott– 5 points

7.  J.T. Barrett– 4 points

7.  Todd Gurley– 4 points

9.  Tevin Coleman– 3 points

9.  Leonard Williams 3 points

11.  Scooby Wright– 2 points

11.  T.J. Yeldon– 2 points

13.  Bryce Petty– 1 point

13.  Will Fuller– 1 point

13.  Ameer Abdullah– 1 point