MIAMI, FL (November 27) —— Georgia stayed top of the AP Top 25 rankings in the latest college football poll released in Week 14 on Sunday (27) while Ohio State, Clemson, LSU, and North Carolina were among the top teams falling this weekend. The likes of Michigan, TCU and USC moved up in the rankings, along with Oregon State, while Mississippi State and South Carolina were among the newcomers this week.
After collecting 58 of the 63 votes for first place from the panel, Georgia remains No. 1 this week with 1,570 points after beating Georgia Tech 37-14 in the regular season finale on Saturday. Michigan had the next five first-place votes and moved up to No. 2 this season after defeated Ohio State 45-23 in their crucial Big Ten showdown in Colombus on Saturday.
No. 3 is TCU, followed by USC at No. 4, then comes the Buckeyes to round out the top five. Alabama is at No. 6, and the Crimson Tide are followed by Tennessee, Penn State, Washington and Clemson in the top 10. Read more: Week 13 College football AP Top 25 scores – Nov. 26
Meanwhile, LSU slipped five places to No. 11 this week, with Oregon also falling five spots to No. 15 after losing 38-34 versus Oregon State, which jumped six places this week to No. 16.
After back to wins versus Top 10 teams, South Carolina enters Week 14 of the college football Top 25 rankings at No. 20. And after scoring a stunning 34-31 comeback win over UTEP on Saturday, UTSA broke into the AP Top 25 for the first time this season at No 23, with Mississippi State joining the group at No. 25.
Falling from rankings this week were Ole Miss 20, Cincinnati 21, and Coastal Carolina 23.
Week 14 – AP Top 25 Rankings
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Others receiving votes: Troy 80, NC State 62, Cincinnati 43, Boise State 39, Purdue 24, Ole Miss 22, South Alabama 12, Illinois 10, Coastal Carolina 6, Pittsburgh 5, Fresno State 4, James Madison 4, Ohio 2, Minnesota 1
Dropped from rankings: Ole Miss 20, Cincinnati 21, Coastal Carolina 23