Tennessee Receives One Vote In AP Top-25

Southern California continues its season-long ride atop the AP Top 25. Coming off a win over Washington State that pushed their record to 3-and-0, the Trojans were named number one on 43 of the 65 ballots cast by a nationwide media panel. Number-two LSU received the other 22 first-place votes.

Oklahoma and Florida swap places at three and four, respectively, and West Virginia stays put at number five.

California, Texas, Ohio State and Wisconsin also maintain their positions at six through nine, with Rutgers moving up one notch to tenth.

The second ten consists of Oregon, Boston College, Clemson, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, South Florida, Hawaii and Missouri.

Rounding out the Top 25 are Penn State, Alabama, newcomers Arizona State and Cincinnati, followed by Nebraska.

Kentucky and Georgia are the most upward-mobile programs. Both improve seven places from last week's poll to 14th and 15th.

Penn State plunged eleven spots to 21st.

Louisville and Texas A&M dropped out of the Top 25.

Here are the Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through September 22nd, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Southern Cal (43) 3-0 1,601 1
2. LSU (22) 4-0 1,580 2
3. Oklahoma 4-0 1,456 4
4. Florida 4-0 1,417 3
5. West Virginia 4-0 1,388 5
6. California 4-0 1,263 6
7. Texas 4-0 1,196 7
8. Ohio St. 4-0 1,193 8
9. Wisconsin 4-0 1,030 9
10. Rutgers 3-0 1,008 11
11. Oregon 4-0 944 13
12. Boston College 4-0 927 14
13. Clemson 4-0 807 15
14. Kentucky 4-0 708 21
15. Georgia 3-1 631 22
16. South Carolina 3-1 586 12
17. Virginia Tech 3-1 568 17
18. South Florida 3-0 539 23
19. Hawaii 4-0 471 19
20. Missouri 4-0 401 25
21. Penn St. 3-1 337 10
22. Alabama 3-1 265 16
23. Arizona St. 4-0 206 --
24. Cincinnati 4-0 164 --
25. Nebraska 3-1 134 24

Others receiving votes: Purdue 73, Miami 72, Michigan St. 60, UCLA 27,Michigan 21, Texas A&M 21, Arkansas 10, Kansas 6, Florida St. 5, UCF 4,Connecticut 3, Virginia 2, Tennessee 1.

Story Courtesy: AP Wire Reports


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