College Football Week 5 Rankings: Sept. 22

College Football Rankings For Week 5 Sees Wisconsin Moves Into The Top 10 After Big Win Over Michigan.

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MIAMI, FL, Sporting Alert – The top four teams remained the same in the latest Associated Press college football poll, while there are three comers in the Week 5 release on Sunday.

Clemson continues to pace the pack after picking up 55 first-place votes from the media panel.

Alabama comes next at No. 2 after receiving six first-place votes, while Georgia, which got the better of Notre Dame in the AP all-top 10 clash on Saturday, received one.

LSU and Ohio State, the two highest scorers in Week 4 this past weekend, rounded out the top five.

Meanwhile, Wisconsin has been rewarded for the impressive victory over Michigan, after moving into the top 10 for the first time this season.

The Badgers, who beat last week’s No. 11 Michigan, 35-14 on Saturday, moved up five places to No. 8.

Auburn moved up a notch to No. 7 after beating Texas A&M 28-20, Florida stayed at No. 9, while Notre Dame slipped three spots to No. 10 after their loss.

Washington State, Arizona State and TCU 25 – which all ranked last week – fell out of the top 25 this week after losing.

The trio were replaced by No. 21 USC, No. 24 Kansas State and No. 25 Michigan State, which returned after a week out.

College Football Rankings: Week 5

AP Top 25

1. Clemson (55) (4-0)

2. Alabama (6) (4-0)

3. Georgia (1) (4-0)

4. LSU (4-0)

5. Ohio State (4-0)

6. Oklahoma (3-0)

7. Auburn (4-0)

8. Wisconsin (3-0)

9. Florida (4-0)

10. Notre Dame (2-1)

11. Texas (3-1)

12. Penn State (3-0)

13. Oregon (3-1)

14. Iowa (3-0)

15. California (4-0)

16. Boise State (4-0)

17. Washington (3-1)

18. Virginia (4-0)

19. Utah (3-1)

20. Michigan (2-1)

21. USC (3-1)

22. UCF (3-1)

23. Texas A&M (2-2)

24. Kansas State (3-0)

25. Michigan State (3-1)

Others receiving votes: Wake Forest 73, Oklahoma State 57, SMU 55, Army 46, Memphis 42, Iowa State 31, Appalachian State 24, Washington State 21, Mississippi State 14, Missouri 14, Pittsburgh 6, Minnesota 5, Arizona State 5, Colorado 5, Tulane 1

Dropped from rankings: Washington State 19, Arizona State 24, TCU 25

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