TURF TOP 17 Coll FB Poll

During the college football season, Artificial Turf will present their TOP 17 every Sunday night.  This poll will have no bearing on the playoff standings but should. The Turf crew and other selected pollsters will vote for their top 17 every week.

Artificial Turf's Top 17 College Football Poll will still be released every Sunday night during the season. It will be available by 8 p.m. right here.


2014 Poll: (The next and final poll of the season will be released Wednesday January 14th, 2015) 

1. Alabama (12-1)
    Last Game: W 42-13 vs Missouri (SEC Title Game)
    
Next Game: January 1 vs Ohio State (National Semi-Final/Sugar Bowl)
     

2.  Florida State (13-0)
      Last Game: W 37-35 vs Georgia Tech (ACC Title Came)
      Next Game: January 1 vs Oregon (National Semi-Final/Rose Bowl)

3.  Oregon (12-1)
      Last Game: W 51-13 vs Arizona (PAC 12 Title Game)
      Next Game: January 1 vs Florida State (National Semi-Final/Rose Bowl)

4.  Ohio State (12-1)
      Last Game: W 59-0 vs Wisconsin (Big 10 Title Game)
      Next Game: January 1 vs Alabama (National Semi-Final/Sugar Bowl

5   TCU (11-1)
     Last Game: W 55-3 vs Iowa State
     Next Game: December 31 vs Mississippi (Peach Bowl)
     

6.  Baylor (11-1)
      Last Game: W 38-27 vs Kansas State
      Next Game: January 1 vs Michigan State (Cotton Bowl)

7.  Michigan State (10-2)
      Last Game: W 34-10 @ Penn State
      Next Game: January 1 vs Baylor (Cotton Bowl)
 

8.  Mississippi State (9-3)
      Last Game: L 31-17 @ Mississippi

     Next Game: December 31 vs Georgia Tech (Orange Bowl)

9. Kansas State (9-3)
     Last Game: L 38-27 vs Baylor
     Next Game: January 2 vs UCLA (Alamo Bowl)

10. Mississippi (9-3)
       Last Game: W 31-17 vs Mississippi State
       Next Game: December 31 vs TCU (Peach Bowl)
     

11. Boise State (11-2)
       Last Game: W 28-14 vs Fresno State (MTN West Title Game)
       Next Game: December 31 vs Arizona (Fiesta Bowl)

12.  Arizona (10-3)
        Last Game: L 51-13 vs Oregon (PAC 12 Title Game)
       Next Game: December 31 vs Boise State (Fiesta Bowl)
 

13.  Georgia Tech (10-3)
        Last Game: L 37-35 vs Florida State (ACC Title Game)
        Next Game: December 31 vs Mississippi State (Orange Bowl)

14.  Arizona State (9-3)
        Last Game: L 42-35 @ Arizona
        Next Game: December 27 vs Duke (Sun Bowl)

15.  Wisconsin (10-3)
        Last Game: W 59-0 vs Ohio State (Big 10 Title Game)
       Next Game: January 1 vs Auburn (Outback Bowl)


16.  Clemson (9-3)
        Last Game: W 35-17 vs South Carolina
        Next Game: December 29 vs Oklahoma (Russell Athletic Bowl)

17.  Missouri (10-3)
        Last Game: L 42-13 vs Alabama (SEC Title Game)
        Next Game: January 1 vs Minnesota (Citrus Bowl)


Others receiving votes in decending order: UCLA, Georgia, Minnesota, LSU, Marshall.

 

Note: Pollster Mark Knudson's personal stand: "Due to schools from the Southeastern Conference allowing the practice of “oversigning” during recruiting (which other conferences do not allow) SEC teams are ineligible for this ballot. "

 

The Turf Pollsters: Bill Rogan, Andy Cornell, Casey Bloyer, Mark Knudson, Marty Lenz, Vince McGurgan, Bob Behler, Tony Jarboe, Kent Calhoun,  Barry Steckel, Troy Coverdale, Milan Jordan, Jason Pagliaro, Connor Shreve, Jerome Shell, Tiffany Morgan, Jeremy Wendell, Jim O'Connor, Brett Davis,  Ed Henderson, Terry Frei, Bob Busser, John Mulhern, Kevin Jerome, Debra Jerome, Chris O'Neil and Mike Mullen.
 

 

2013 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1) Florida State (14-0)
2) Michigan State (13-1)
3) Auburn (12-2)
4) Oklahoma (11-2)
5)South Carolina (11-2)
6) Missouri (12-2)
7) Alabama (11-2)
8) Clemson (11-2)
9) Central Florida (12-1)
10) Oregon (11-2)
11) Stanford (11-3)
12) Baylor (11-2)
13) Ohio State (12-2)
14) LSU (10-3)
15) Oklahoma State (10-3)
16) UCLA (10-3)
17) Louisville (12-1)
Others receiving votes in decending order: Texas A&M, Southern Cal, Arizona State, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Duke.

2012 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1) Alabama (13-1)
2) Oregon (12-1)
3) Notre Dame (12-1)
4) Stanford (12-2)
5) Ohio State (12-0)
6) Texas A&M (11-2)
7) Georgia (12-2)
8) Florida State (12-2)
9) South Carolina (11-2)
10) Clemson (11-2)
11) Louisville (11-2)
12) Florida (11-2)
13) Kansas State (11-2)
14) Louisiana State (10-3)
15) Northwestern (10-3)
16) Boise State (11-2)
17) Oklahoma (10-3)
Others receiving votes in decending order: Utah State, San Jose State, Northern Illinois, Tulsa, Oregon State, Cincinnati, Texas, Arkansas State, Oregon State, Kent State.


2011 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1) Alabama (12-1)
2) Louisiana State (13-1)
3) Oklahoma State (12-1)
4) Oregon (12-2)
5) Stanford (11-2)
6) Arkansas (11-2)
7) Boise State (12-1)
8) South Carolina (11-2)
9) Wisconsin (11-3)
10) Southern Cal (10-2)
11) Michigan State (11-3)
12) Baylor (10-3)
13) TCU (11-2)
14) Michigan (11-2)
15) Houston (13-1)
16) West Virginia (10-3)
17) Oklahoma (10-3)
Others receiving votes: Kansas State, Virginia Tech, Georgia, Southern Mississippi.

 

2010 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1) Auburn (14-0)
2) TCU (13-0)
3) Oregon (12-1)
4) Stanford (12-1)
5) Ohio State (12-1)
6) Oklahoma (12-2)
7) Wisconsin (11-2)
8) Boise State (12-1)
9) Louisiana State (11-2)
10) Alabama (10-3)
11) Nevada (13-1)
12) Oklahoma State (11-2)
13) Arkansas (10-3)
14) Virginia Tech (11-3)
15) Michigan State (11-2)
16) Mississippi State (9-4)
17) Florida State (10-4)
Others receiving votes: Nebraska, Missouri, Central Florida, Texas A&M, Tulsa.


2009 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1. Alabama (14-0)
2. Boise State (14-0)
3. Texas (13-1)
4. Florida (13-1)
5. Ohio State (11-2)
6. TCU (12-1)
7. Iowa (11-2)
8. Penn State (11-2)
9. Cincinnati (12-1)
10. Virginia Tech (10-3)
11. Oregon (10-2)
12. Brigham Young (11-2)
13. Georgia Tech (11-3)
14. Nebraska (10-4)
15. Pittsburgh (10-3)
16. Wisconsin (10-3)
17. Louisiana State (9-4)

Others Receiving Votes: Utah, Miami-Fla, Mississippi, Southern Cal, Central Michigan, Navy.



2008 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1. Florida (13-1)

2. Utah (13-0)
3. Southern Cal (12-1)
4. Texas  (12-1)
5. Oklahoma (12-2)
6. Alabama (12-2)
7. Penn State (11-2)
8. TCU (11-2)
9. Ohio State (10-3)
10. Oregon (10-3)
11. Boise State (11-1)
12. Georgia (10-3)
13. Mississippi (9-4)
14. Texas Tech (11-2)
15. Virginia Tech (10-4)
16. Oklahoma State (9-4)
17. Oregon State (9-4)

Others Receiving Votes in decending order: Missouri, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Iowa, Brigham Young, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Nebraska.

2007  FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1. Louisiana State (12-2)
2. Southern Cal (11-2)    
3. Georgia (11-2)            

4. West Virginia (11-2)             
5. Missouri (12-2)      
     
6. Kansas (12-1)       

7. Ohio State (11-2)           
8. Oklahoma (11-3)
9. Virginia Tech (11-3)
10. Texas (10-3)
11. Boston College (11-3)
12. Auburn (9-4)
13. Tennessee (10-4)
14. Michigan (9-4)

15. Florida (9-4)                 
16. Arizona State (10-3)                                   
17. Cincinnati (10-3)


Also receiving votes:  Illinois (9-4), Hawaii (12-1), Brigham Young (11-2), Oregon State (9-4), Oregon (9-4), Texas Tech (9-4), Fresno State (9-4).



2006 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1.
  Florida  (13-1)   
2.  Ohio State (12-1)         
3.  Louisiana State  (11-2)
4.
  Southern Cal (11-2)              
5.  Boise State (13-0)
6.  Wisconsin (12-1)
7.
  Louisville (12-1)     
8.  Auburn (11-2)
9.
  Michigan (11-2)
10. West Virginia (11-2)
11.
 Oklahoma (11-3)
12.
 Rutgers  (11-2)
13. Texas  (10-3)   
14. California (10-3)
15. Wake Forest  (11-3)
16. Brigham Young (11-2)
17. Arkansas (10-4)  
      
Teams also recieving votes: Virginia Tech (10-3), Notre Dame (10-3), Georgia (9-4),  Boston College (10-3), Texas Christian (11-2), Oregon State (10-4).
 

2005 FINAL TURF TOP 17 POLL
1) Texas (13-0)
2) Southern Cal (12-1)
3) Penn State (11-1)
4) Ohio State (10-2)

5) Louisiana State (11-2)
6) West Virginia (11-2)
7) Alabama (10-2)
8) Virginia Tech (11-2)
9) Georgia (11-3)
10) Notre Dame (9-3)
11) Florida (9-3)
12) Texas Christian (11-1)
13)  Wisconsin (10-3)
14) Oregon (10-2)
15) Auburn (9-3)
16) UCLA (10-2)
17) Boston College (9-3)