The BCS National Championship game has concluded with a seventh straight title landing in the SEC. Alabama is the clear-cut No. 1, but a number of other teams have earned winners and losers marks from the final Associated Press Top 25 Poll.
Teams like Baylor and Arkansas State were left out of the final tally, while Utah State and Texas A&M climbed to heights that no one saw coming to start the year.
Who was ranked too high, and who was too low? Which team should have landed in the poll that missed?
Looking at the final Associated Press Top 25, here are the winners and losers to conclude the 2012 season.