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The End Of Season College Football Power Rankings

We take a look around the college football world and rank the best teams in the country. It’s the college football power rankings.

The 2016 college football regular season is over and wow did it fly by. It was a wild final week of the season with some very good conference championship games. Sure, we already know where teams are headed for their bowl games and who will battle it out in the College Football Playoff, but we're missing one final set of rankings. It's time for the college football power rankings.

25. Pitt (8-4)

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The Panthers closed out the year with three straight wins including their upset at Clemson which jumpstarted their strong finish to the season.

24. Temple (10-3)

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Temple flew under the radar as one of the hottest teams in the country to close out the season as it won seven straight games including the AAC Championship game at Navy 34-10.

23. Nebraska (9-3)

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A loss at Iowa to end the regular season wasn't what the Cornhuskers were looking for, but nevertheless it was a strong nine-win campaign for Big Red.

22. Iowa (8-4)

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A three-game winning streak highlighted by a win vs Michigan is a nice way to end the year and that's exactly what the Hawkeyes managed to do.

21. Florida (8-4)

Everyone knew it was going to be tough for the Gators to compete with Alabama in the SEC Championship game on Saturday and that it was. Florida looked completely overmatched in its 54-16 loss to the Tide.

20. South Florida (10-2)

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What a year it was for the Bulls. Losses to Florida State and Navy aren't bad at all and scoring 30 or more points every single week is extremely impressive.

19. LSU (7-4)

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The Tigers' season doesn't necessarily jump off of the page, but wins at Arkansas, Texas A&M and Ole Miss help the cause.

18. Auburn (8-4)

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Auburn lost two of its last three games of the regular season, but the Tigers still deserve a spot inside the top 20. Their six-game winning streak in the middle of the year was impressive.

17. Stanford (9-3)

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The Cardinal flew under the radar winning its five last games in which three of those came away from home.

16. Virginia Tech (9-4)

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The Hokies nearly pulled off the upset over Clemson in the ACC Championship, but it wasn't meant to be as they fell 42-35. It was still a strong first year for Justin Fuente's squad.

15. Louisville (9-3)

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The No. 15 spot may actually be a bit low for the Cardinals after they fell to Kentucky and Houston to close out the year, but the Lamar Jackson led team is still a top 15 team in the land.

14. Western Michigan (13-0)

Western Michigan logo.

Perfection, that's what this year was for the Broncos. Western Michigan closed out their year with a 29-23 win over Ohio for the MAC title last Friday.

13. West Virginia (10-2)

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The Mountaineers held on to beat Baylor 24-21 to end the regular season on a high-note. A 10-win year in the Big 12 is nothing to scoff at.

12. Oklahoma State (9-3)

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The Cowboys had a shot to send a statement last weekend against Oklahoma, but fell to the Sooners 38-20 handing Oklahoma the Big 12 title.

11. Florida State (9-3)

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Florida State's 60-23 loss to Louisville early in the year is a sore spot, but the 'Noles other two losses came by a combined five points. Florida State also ended its regular season winning four straight.

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