Editor's Note: Ray Ratto's AP Top 25 ballot was submitted prior to the announcement of the bowl game matchups.
Every week, Senior Insider Ray Ratto votes in the Associated Press College Football Poll. Here is this week's stab at perfection.
RANK TEAM LAST WEEK THIS WEEK COMMENT 1 LSU BEAT GEORGIA, 42-10 BCS CHAMPIONSHIP Any questions left? 2 OKLAHOMA STATE BEAT OKLAHOMA, 44-10 The Deserves a title shot 3 ALABAMA Resting Other Will get the title shot 4 OREGON BEAT UCLA, 49-31 Bowl The Rose Bowl awaits 5 STANFORD Resting Games The Fiesta Bowl awaits 6 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Resting Are This one's for none of the Tostitos 7 ARKANSAS Resting Still As you can tell, we're just filling time here 8 BOISE STATE BEAT NEW MEXICO STATE, 45-0 To A placekicker away . . . A placekicker away . . . 9 SOUTH CAROLINA Resting Be Look, let's make a deal here 10 WISCONSIN BEAT MICHIGAN STATE, 42-39 Decided We'll update this when we see the bowl invites, okay? 11 KANSAS STATE BEAT IOWA STATE, 30-23 So Have a nice Sunday. 12 HOUSTON Lost to Southern Mississippi, 49-28 Please Sincerely, the Comcast Family 13 OKLAHOMA Lost to Oklahoma State, 44-10 Be 14 TEXAS CHRISTIAN BEAT NEVADA LAS VEGAS, 56-9 Patient 15 BAYLOR BEAT TEXAS, 48-24 While 16 CLEMSON BEAT VIRGINIA TECH, 38-10 The 17 MICHIGAN STATE Lost to Wisconsin, 42-39 Serious 18 VIRGINIA TECH Lost to Clemson, 38-10 Bribing 19 MICHIGAN Resting And 20 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI BEAT HOUSTON, 49-28 Horse 21 GEORGIA Lost to LSU, 42-10 Trading 22 NEBRASKA Resting Begins 23 WEST VIRGINIA BEAT SOUTH FLORIDA, 30-27 In 24 NORTHERN ILLINOIS BEAT OHIO, 23-20 Earnest 25 ARKANSAS STATE BEAT TROY, 45-10 Thank you.