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The Boise State football team finished at No. 22 in the final AP Top 25 early Tuesday morning. The Broncos were 25th in the final regular season poll.
The Broncos were 22nd in the final USA Today Coaches’ Poll, too. They were 24th coming into the bowls.
Boise State (11-3) won the Mountain West and beat Oregon in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Broncos finished in the Top 25 for the 11th time in the past 16 seasons, but just the second time in the past five seasons.
Here is the final AP poll (see here how we voted):
1. Alabama (57 first-place votes)
5. Ohio State
6. UCF (4)
8. Penn State
11. Notre Dame
13. Miami (Fla.)
14. Oklahoma State
15. Michigan State
19. Mississippi State
21. South Florida
22. Boise State
23. North Carolina State
24. Virginia Tech