AP Poll has Alabama Unanimous Number 1 and Oregon at 2
The AP Poll was released earlier this morning and the top two teams remain unchanged. Alabama is still the number one ranked team in the country and gathered all the first-place votes for the first time this season. Oregon holds their position at number two.
After LSU struggled to beat Towson, and actually trailed for a significant amount of time in the first half, the Tigers of Baton Rouge were dropped to number. In LSU’s place Florida State rose to the third spot after beating the South Florida 30-17. Georgia rounds out the top five after beating Tennessee 51-44 at home.
A total of five PAC-12 teams are ranked in the top 25. Oregon obviously holds the second spot. USC is number thirteen. Behind USC by one spot is Oregon State, who’s impressive win at Arizona probably leaves the Beavers as the most underrated team in the country. Stanford falls all the way to eighteen after their Thursday night loss to Washington at Century Link Field. Washington is voted the number twenty-three team in the country. UCLA also re-appears in the top 25 at number twenty-five.
Kansas State is ranked number seven with a big win over Miami (FL). Notre Dame is also still high at number nine. Texas improves to number eleven with their come from behind win over Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Northwestern, the flag bearer for the BIG-10 in out of conference games makes its first appearance in the top 25 poll in between UCLA and Washington at twenty-four.
Michigan State, Boise State, and Baylor all dropped from the top 25 this week.