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Full disclosure: My AP ballot (Oct. 27)

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October

Unlike last weekend's seismic overhaul, my latest ballot remains relatively stable, with the top six teams intact.

The most significant shake-ups: Missouri (No. 9 to 14) and Texas Tech (seventh to 15th) exiting the top 10 after losses to quality opponents. Say what you will about Miami at No. 9, but the 'Canes remain immune to an upset bug that has stricken so many others.

You'll notice Louisville stays put at No. 19. Before balking, I pondered long and hard about nudging the Cardinals up for their resilience Saturday, when USF tried to wear down their offense by keeping it on the field 41 minutes. 

1. Alabama
2. Oregon
3. FSU
4. Ohio State
5. Baylor
6. Stanford
7. Auburn
8. Clemson
9. Miami
10. Oklahoma
11. Texas A&M
12. LSU
13. South Carolina
14. Missouri
15. Texas Tech
16. UCLA
17. Oklahoma State
18. UCF
19. Louisville
20. Fresno State
21. Wisconsin
22. Michigan
23. Northern Illinois
24. Notre Dame
25. Arizona State  

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