Florida State finished the regular season as No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Auburn reached No. 2.
Florida State received 56 first-place votes from the media panel. Auburn received the remaining four first-place votes.
Alabama is No. 3 in the last rankings until after the bowls. Michigan State jumps six spots to No. 4 after beating Ohio State for the Big Ten title.
No. 5 Stanford is the Pac-12 champion for the second consecutive season.
No. 6 Baylor won the Big 12 and Ohio State slipped to No. 7 after its first loss since the 2011 season.