The Seminoles (10-0) were preseason No. 1 before being replaced by Mississippi Statein October. The Bulldogs (9-1) had a run of six weeks at No. 1 stopped by a 25-20 loss at Alabamaon Saturday.
The Crimson Tide moved up four spots to No. 2. The Bulldogs dropped to fourth.
The Seminoles received 43 first-place votes from the media panel. Alabama got 16 and No. 3 Oregongot one.
Florida State is the only unbeaten team remaining from the Big Five conferences after Jameis Winston and the 'Noles erased a halftime deficit for the fifth time this season in a 30-24 victory at Miami.
FSU Rallies Past Miami To Stay Unbeaten
Florida State erased a 16-0 first-half deficit to improve to 10-0 with a 30-26 win over Miami (Fla).