Alabama remains No. 1; Stanford, Georgia drop in AP top 25 poll

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Alabama remains the No. 1 team in the country, this according to the latest release of the Associated Press Top 25 Poll on Sunday.

The Crimson Tide (6-0), for the third week in a row, collected 55 of the 60 first-place votes and a total of 1,495 points from a nationwide media panel, following their 48-7 thrashing of Kentucky on Saturday night.

Oregon (6-0) once again picked up the remaining five first place votes and a total of 1,438 points to stay No. 2 in the rankings, while Clemson (6-0) and Ohio State (6-0) stayed at third and fourth, respectively.

With the previously fifth-ranked Stanford losing to Utah on Saturday, the Florida State Seminoles (5-0) move up one place to the No. 5 slot.

LSU jumped four places to No. 6, Texas A&M also up two places to No. 7, while Louisville stayed at eight and UCLA and Miami (FL) jumped into the top 10.

Last week and long-standing No. 5 Stanford dropped eight-places to thirteen, while Oklahoma fell six-place to 18th. Georgia also fell big after losing to 41-26 to No. 25 Missouri.

The Bull Dogs are now 15th, while the Tigers (6-0) jumped to 14th.

Dropping out of rankings are Michigan, who were at 18 and Northwestern, who were 19th last week.

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (55) 6-0 1495
2 Oregon (5) 6-0 1438
3 Clemson 6-0 1352
4 Ohio State 6-0 1330
5 Florida State 5-0 1242
6 LSU 6-1 1137
7 Texas A&M 5-1 1105
8 Louisville 6-0 1077
9 UCLA 5-0 1017
10 Miami (FL) 5-0 912
11 South Carolina 5-1 896
12 Baylor 5-0 849
13 Stanford 5-1 824
14 Missouri 6-0 749
15 Georgia 4-2 615
16 Texas Tech 6-0 590
17 Fresno State 5-0 383
18 Oklahoma 5-1 380
19 Virginia Tech 6-1 352
20 Washington 4-2 309
21 Oklahoma State 4-1 264
22 Florida 4-2 249
23 Northern Illinois 6-0 185
24 Auburn 5-1 156
25 Wisconsin 4-2 153

Dropped from rankings: Michigan 18, Northwestern 19

Others receiving votes: Michigan 118, Nebraska 94, Michigan State 69, Utah 47, Notre Dame 39, Oregon State 21, UCF 19, Texas 16, Northwestern 7, Arizona State 7, Houston 3, Rutgers 1

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