Mississippi St. Tops AP Top 25 Poll For First Time Ever
Mississippi St. is the new top team in the latest Associated Press top 25 college football poll which was released on Sunday night, marking the first time the Bulldogs have ever been number one in the AP poll in program history.
The Bulldogs received 45 first-place votes, following their 38-23 win over Auburn on Saturday, their third straight victory against a top-10 team, and became the first team in the poll's 78-year history to go from unranked to number one five weeks.
Florida State, who improved to 5-0 by defeating Wake Forest, 43-3, last Saturday, received 35 first-place votes, while falling to number two in this week's poll.
Ole Miss, who defeated Texas A&M, 35-20, to move to 6-0, received three first-place votes, and stays at number three.
Baylor and Notre Dame, who are both 6-0, round out the top five.
Auburn, Alabama, Michigan St., Oregon, and Georgia round out the top ten, at 6-10, respectively.
11-15 consists of Oklahoma, TCU, Ohio St., Kansas St., and Oklahoma St., with Arizona, Arizona St., East Carolina, Nebraska, and Utah in the 16-20 spots.
Finally, at 21-25 this week, it’s Texas A&M, USC, Stanford, Clemson, Marshall.
Clemson and Marshall are the newcomers to this week’s poll, while UCLA and Georgia Tech dropped out.