Week 8 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

1.  Ohio State (5)– 216 points

2.  TCU (2)– 213 points

3.  Clemson (1)– 203 points

4.  Baylor (1)– 201 points

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5.  LSU– 193 points

6.  Michigan State- 186 points

7.  Alabama– 154 points

8.  Oklahoma State– 146 points

9.  Stanford– 143 points

10. Iowa– 142 points

11. Notre Dame– 126 points

12. Florida– 112 points

13. Memphis– 108 points

14. Houston– 86 points

15. Utah– 84 points

16. Oklahoma– 82 points

17. Temple– 78 points

18. Florida State– 75 points

19. Toledo– 70 points

20. Michigan– 65 points

21. Duke– 51 points

22. Ole Miss– 40 points

23. UCLA– 31 points

24. Pittsburgh– 29 points

25. North Carolina– 19 points

Others Receiving Votes: Northern Illinois 11, South Florida 10, Georgia 9, Brigham Young 8, California 7, Western Kentucky 6, Mississippi State 5, Washington State 4, Navy 3, Wisconsin 3, Appalachian State 2, Texas A & M 2, Marshall 2

Dropped Out: Texas A & M 16, California 22

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: TCU (2), Oklahoma State (8), Memphis (13), Houston (14), Temple (17), Toledo (19), UCLA (23), North Carolina (25).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: Baylor (4), LSU (5), Stanford (9), Notre Dame (11), Utah (15), Oklahoma (16), Florida State (18), Michigan (20), Ole Miss (22), Mississippi State (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 3 Major Human Polls (AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Ohio State (1), Alabama (7).

Week 7 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

1.  TCU (2)– 213 points

2.  Ohio State (3)– 209 points

3.  Baylor (3)– 207 points

4.  Michigan State– 191 points

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5.  Clemson– 190 points

6.  LSU- 188 points

7.  Utah (1)– 179 points

8.  Florida State– 166 points

9.  Alabama– 146 points

10. Iowa– 128 points

11. Oklahoma State– 116 points

11. Stanford– 116 points

13. Notre Dame– 115 points

14. Florida– 97 points

15. Memphis– 91 points

16. Houston– 72 points

16. Texas A & M– 72 points

18. Toledo– 69 points

19. Temple– 63 points

20. Oklahoma– 55 points

20. Michigan– 55 points

22. California– 43 points

23. Duke– 29 points

24. Ole Miss– 21 points

25. UCLA– 17 points

Others Receiving Votes: North Carolina 11, Georgia 10, Western Kentucky 10, Pittsburgh 9, Northern Illinois 9, South Florida 8, Brigham Young 6, Mississippi State 5, Boise State 4, Marshall 2, Navy 1, Appalachian State 1, Wisconsin 1

Dropped Out: Northwestern 21, Boise State 23

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: TCU (1), Clemson (5), Florida State (8), Iowa (10), Oklahoma State (11), Memphis (15), Houston (16), Toledo (18), Temple (19), UCLA (25).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: Ohio State (2), Baylor (3), LSU (6), Alabama (9), Notre Dame (13), Oklahoma (20), Michigan (20), California (22), Pittsburgh (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 3 Major Human Polls (AP, CFRA, and Coaches): None.

Week 6 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

For the third consecutive week, the CFRA has elected a # 1 team and a top 4 different from the other major college football polls.

1.  TCU (2)– 192 points

2.  Ohio State (3)– 183 points

3.  Baylor (2)– 178 points

4.  Clemson– 171 points

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5.  Michigan State– 170 points

6.  LSU- 155 points

7.  Utah (1)– 152 points

8.  Florida– 152 points

9.  Florida State– 134 points

10. Texas A & M– 132 points

11. Alabama– 118 points

12. Ole Miss– 104 points

13. Notre Dame– 89 points

14. Oklahoma State– 85 points

15. Michigan– 77 points

16. UCLA– 74 points

17. Stanford– 72 points

18. Iowa– 67 points

19. Temple– 47 points

20. Toledo– 44 points

21. Northwestern– 40 points

22. Oklahoma– 34 points

23. Boise State– 33 points

24. Houston– 28 points

25. California– 23 points

Others Receiving Votes: Memphis 21, Duke 14, Kentucky 10, Georgia 6, Brigham Young 3, Northern Illinois 3, Arizona State 2, South Florida 2

Dropped Out: Georgia 16, Southern California 19

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: TCU (1), Clemson (4), Oklahoma State (14), UCLA (16), Temple (19), Toledo (20).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: Ohio State (2), Baylor (3), Alabama (11), Michigan (15), Stanford (17), Iowa (18), Oklahoma (22), Boise State (23), California (25), Duke (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 3 Major Human Polls (AP, CFRA, and Coaches): None.

Week 5 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

1.  TCU (3)– 239 points

2.  Ohio State (4)– 233 points

3.  Baylor (2)– 214 points

4.  Michigan State– 212 points

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5.  LSU– 197 points

6.  Clemson- 196 points

7.  Utah (1)– 178 points

8.  Florida State– 177 points

9.  Oklahoma– 172 points

10. Texas A & M– 166 points

11. Florida– 149 points

12. Alabama– 143 points

13. Northwestern– 129 points

14. Ole MIss– 107 points

15. Notre Dame– 88 points

16. Georgia– 75 points

17. Oklahoma State– 72 points

18. Stanford– 60 points

19. Southern California– 57 points

20. UCLA– 55 points

21. California– 53 points

22. Iowa– 49 points

23. Temple– 43 points

24. Boise State– 34 points

25. Michigan– 27 points

Others Receiving Votes: Memphis 23, Houston 22, Toledo 21, Navy 13, Duke 13, Oregon 8, Missouri 6, Wisconsin 6, Kentucky 5, Brigham Young 3, Western Kentucky 2, Arizona State 2, West Virginia 1

Dropped Out: Wisconsin 20, West Virginia 24

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: TCU (1), Oklahoma State (17), California (21), Temple (23).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than AP and Coaches Polls: Ohio State (2), Alabama (12), Southern California (19), Michigan (25).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 3 Major Human Polls (AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Clemson (6), Notre Dame (15), UCLA (20).