SEC Again Dominates the AP Poll
The SEC has five teams in the top 10, and seven in the top 15 in this week's AP poll:
|1. Florida St. (37)||6. Texas A&M (3)|
|2. Oregon (17)||7. Baylor|
|3. Alabama (1)||8. LSU|
|4. Oklahoma (2)||9. Notre Dame|
|5. Auburn||10. Ole Miss|
|First-place votes in parenthesis|
South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.
The SEC had eight teams ranked in the poll for the third straight week and five teams in the top 10 for two weeks running. Alabama was third behind No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Oregon, followed by No. 5 Auburn, No. 6 Texas A&M, No. 8 LSU and No. 10 Ole Miss.
Georgia fell to No. 13 after losing to the Gamecocks 38-35, and Missouri was No. 18.
Florida State, which was off, had 37 first-place votes, losing one to the Ducks, who had 17.
Oklahoma held its position at No. 4 after beating Tennessee, Baylor moved up one to No. 7 with a rout over Buffalo and No. 9 Notre Dame was back in the top 10 for the first time since 2012 after moving up two spots.
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