College Football AP Top 25: Alabama Moves Up a Spot

Nick Saban

The Alabama Crimson Tide moved up to No. 3, after Oklahoma struggled to defeat Kansas, after the AP Top 25 which was released on Sunday.  

The poll was for the conclusion of Week 8.

The Crimson Tide handled Tennessee and the took advantage of OU’s sluggish 35-23 win over the Jayhawks, which was enough for voters to flip the two teams in the Top 5.

But, one thing didn’t change — Georgia remained the nation’s No. 1 team and received all of the first-place votes in the poll. Of course, the Bulldogs were also off.

The Cincinnati Bearcats remained No. 2, despite a close win over Navy.

The rest of the Top 10 included No. 5 Ohio State, No. 6 Michigan, No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Michigan State, No. 9 Iowa and No. 10 Ole Miss.

The rest of the AP Top 25 included No. 11 Notre Dame, No. 12 Kentucky, No. 13 Wake Forest, No. 14 Texas A&M, No. 15 Oklahoma State, No. 16 Baylor, No. 17 Pittsburgh, No. 18 Auburn, No. 19 SMU, No. 20 Penn State, No. 21 San Diego State, No. 22 Iowa State, No. 23 UTSA, No. 24 Coastal Carolina and No. 25 BYU.

Teams also receiving votes included Arkansas 36, Louisiana-Lafayette 32, North Carolina State 28, Houston 12, Virginia 9, Oregon State 7, Arizona State 7, Texas 6, Appalachian State 5, Florida 3, Minnesota 1, UCLA 1

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