Texas jumped seven spots to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday after beating Alabama, and the Pac-12 turned simply the second convention to put as many as eight groups in an AP High 25.
Georgia acquired 55 first-place votes to stay the clear No. 1. Michigan was No. 2, with two-first place votes. No. 3 Florida State moved up a spot and acquired three first-place votes.
Texas acquired two-first place votes after its greatest regular-season victory in years. The Longhorns are within the prime 5 for the primary time since beginning the 2010 season at No. 5 and have their highest rating since ending No. 2 after shedding the BCS championship recreation to Alabama in 2009.
Behind quarterback Quinn Ewers, Texas turned the primary crew to beat Alabama by double-digits on its dwelling subject beneath coach Nick Saban.
The loss dropped Alabama seven spots to No. 10, its lowest rating since early final November, when the Crimson Tide additionally have been tenth.
Southern California moved up a spot to No. 5, giving the highest 5 illustration from every Energy 5 convention.
However no convention has extra groups than the Pac-12, which is in its final season with its present membership earlier than 10 of its faculties depart for different leagues in 2024.
Solely the Southeastern Convention had ever positioned as many eight groups in single AP High 25, doing it 21 instances with a report 10 in September 2015.
On this week’s AP High 25, Washington is No. 8, Utah is twelfth, Oregon is thirteenth, and Oregon State is No. 16. Shifting into the rankings are Washington State at No. 23 and UCLA at No. 24.
The Pac-12’s earlier excessive was six ranked groups, achieved a number of instances together with final week.
Oregon State and Washington State are the one members of the convention dedicated to it past this college yr.
No. 6 Ohio State, No. 7 Penn State and No. 9 Notre Dame spherical out the highest 10.
This is the complete prime 25:
3. Florida State
6. Ohio State
7. Penn State
9. Notre Dame
15. Kansas State
16. Oregon State
17. Ole Miss
20. North Carolina
22. Miami (FL)
23. Washington State
Reporting by The Related Press.
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