Florida St. Remains Top Team In AP Poll, LSU Drops Out
The Florida St. Seminoles remain the top team in the latest Associated Press top 25 college football poll, which was released on Sunday, while the LSU Tigers, who lost, 41-7, to the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, dropped out of the poll, the first time since 2008 that they aren't ranked in the poll.
Florida State, who improved to 5-0 by defeating Wake Forest, 43-3, last Saturday, received 35 first-place votes, eight more than last week,, with second-ranked Auburn receiving 23 first-place votes.
What a weekend it was for football fans in state of Mississippi, with Ole Miss defeating Alabama, 23-17, and Mississippi St. topping Texas A&M, 48-31, to both move to 5-0 for the first time since 1962.
They were both recognized by the AP voters by being locked in a third-place tie, the highest ever ranking for Mississippi St., and the highest ranking for Ole Miss since 1961.
Mississippi St. received two first-place votes.
The Baylor Bears are ranked fifth this week.
Notre Dame, Alabama, Michigan St., TCU, and Arizona round out the top ten, at 6-10, respectively.
11-15 consists of Oklahoma, Oregon, Georgia, Texas A&M, and Ohio St., with Oklahoma St., Kansas St., UCLA, East Carolina, and Arizona St. in the 16-20 spots.
Finally, at 21-25 this week, it’s Nebraska, Georgia Tech, Missouri, Utah, and Stanford.
Arizona, Arizona St., Georgia Tech, and Utah are the newcomers to this week’s poll, while LSU, USC, BYU, and Wisconsin dropped out.