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Gophers finish No. 10 in the Associated Press Top-25 Poll

First top-10 finish since 1962!
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A historic season for the Gopher football team has been over for nearly two weeks, but it can finally be put to bed and cemented in history with a final top-10 ranking. 

After LSU's win over Clemson in the national title game Monday night, the final Associated Press Top-25 Poll was released Tuesday morning and the Gophers are ranked No. 10 in the country. 

  1. LSU (15-0)
  2. Clemson (14-1)
  3. Ohio State (13-1)
  4. Georgia (12-2)
  5. Oregon (12-2)
  6. Florida (11-2)
  7. Oklahoma (12-2)
  8. Alabama (11-2)
  9. Penn State (11-2)
  10. Minnesota (11-2)

The No. 10 ranking is the highest final poll position for the Gophers since they finished 10th in the 1962 AP Top-25 Poll. Even more incredible is that this is the first season since 2003 that Minnesota is even included in the final top-25 poll, and only the third time since 1962. 

Other Big Ten teams in the top 25: Wisconsin (11th), Iowa (15th), Michigan (18th)

The Gophers open the 2020 season Sept. 3 against Florida Atlantic. 

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