Alabama Tops AP Top 25 Poll, LSU Up To Number Six
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron
The Alabama Crimson Tide, fresh off their 49-42 win over previously unbeaten Texas A&M, remains the top ranked team in this week Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, which was released on Sunday.
The win avenged a 29-24 setback to the Aggies on November 10 of 2012, the last time Alabama lost, and earned them 59 of a possible 60 first-place votes, making them number one in the land for a fourth-consecutive week.
Alabama returns home this Saturday, as they host Colorado St.
The Oregon, who got the only other first-place vote, stays at number two this week.
The Ducks rolled past Tennessee last week, 59-14, and have now outscored their opponents, 184-27, in their three games this season.
Oregon’s Bralon Addison
Oregon is idle this week, before hosting California on September 28.
Clemson, who was idle last week, remains in the third spot.
Clemson’s Darius Robinson
The Tigers open ACC play on Thursday night, when they travel to take on North Carolina St.
Ohio St. is once again number four in this week’s poll.
Ohio St. quarterback Kenny Guiton
The Buckeyes defeated California, 52-34 last week, to move their record to 3-0, and increase their current win streak to 15 games.
Ohio St. hosts Florida A&M this week.
Stanford remains fifth, and rounds out the top five in this week’s poll.
Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan
The Cardinal moved their record to 2-0 by defeating Army, 34-20 last week, and will face a stiff test this week when they host #23 Arizona St.
LSU, Louisville, Florida St., Georgia, and Texas A&M are ranked 6-10, respectively, in this week’s poll.
At 11-15, we find Oklahoma St., South Carolina, UCLA, Oklahoma, and Michigan, followed by Miami (FL), Washington, Northwestern, Florida, and Baylor in the 16-20 spots.
Finally, rounding out the this week’s poll, in the 21-25 slots, it’s Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Arizona St., Wisconsin, and Texas Tech.
Arizona St. and Texas Tech are the newcomers to this week’s poll, while Nebraska and TCU fell out.