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Predicting What The Final AP Poll Of The 2017 College Football Season Will Look Like

Detail of the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy, along with the helmets of the 2 competing teams, Alabama and Georgia.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 07: Detail of the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy, along with the helmets of the 2 competing teams, University of Alabama (left) and University of Georgia (right) on January 7, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

What will the final AP Poll look like this year?

There is still one college football game to be played - an all-SEC showdown between Georgia and Alabama for the national title next Monday night. But assuming that the Bulldogs and Crimson Tide will be 1-2 in some order, we can take a shot at predicting what the rest of the final AP Poll will look like when it comes out next Tuesday.

The team that will move up the most, in all likelihood? That'd be UCF, which, in its biggest test of the year, took down SEC juggernaut Auburn in the Peach Bowl. We think the Knights will move up a number of spots in the aftermath.

Here's how we think the final poll will shake out. Again, the winner of next week's national title game will be slotted at No. 1, with the loser likely coming in at No. 2.

  1. Alabama/Georgia
  2. Alabama/Georgia
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Clemson
  5. Ohio State
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Penn State
  8. UCF
  9. TCU
  10. Notre Dame
  11. Auburn
  12. USC
  13. Washington
  14. Stanford
  15. Michigan State
  16. Miami
  17. Oklahoma State
  18. LSU
  19. Northwestern
  20. USF
  21. Mississippi State
  22. Boise State
  23. NC State
  24. Toledo
  25. Memphis

It's going to be a long offseason.