After coming off an Alamo Bowl victory in late December and finishing the season with an overall record of 11-2, Oregon was ranked fourth in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday.
Earning the top spot is reigning BCS national champions Florida State, who finished 14-0 last season. The Seminoles received 56 of the 62 first-place votes.
Alabama and Oklahoma were ranked second and third, respectively.
A total of six Pac-12 teams made the top 25 list. The SEC was represented the most in the poll with seven teams.
The other Pac-12 team to crack the top 10 was UCLA, who were picked at No. 7, while Stanford came in at No. 11. USC came in at No. 15, Arizona State was ranked No. 18 and Washington rounded out the list at No. 25.
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