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AP Poll Released: Any surprises at the top spot?

How did the voters of the AP poll react to the uneventful week in college football

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While the Coaches Poll voters surprised some folks with their collective decision to move Alabama over Florida State in the poll, no such surprises happened in the AP Poll where the top-four teams remained unchanged after a bit of an uneventful week in college football.

Florida State remained in the top spot, followed by Alabama, Oregon, and Mississippi State.  The first change in the poll happened in the Nos. 5 and 6 spots as TCU dropped a spot, and Baylor moved up a spot.  Michigan State and Ole Miss fell out of the top-10. Four teams hopped into the top-25 that were not ranked last week: No. 22 Minnesota, No. 23 Clemson, No. 24 Louisville, and No. 25 Boise State.

AP Coaches Massey composite
1 Florida State Alabama Alabama
2 Alabama Florida State Oregon
3 Oregon Oregon Mississippi State
4 Mississippi State Mississippi State TCU
5 Baylor TCU Georgia
6 TCU Baylor Florida State
7 Ohio State Ohio State Baylor
8 Georgia Michigan State Ohio State
9 UCLA Georgia Ole Miss
10 Michigan State UCLA UCLA
11 Kansas State Kansas State Auburn
12 Arizona Arizona Michigan State
13 Arizona State Arizona State Kansas State
14 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
15 Auburn Georgia Tech Oklahoma
16 Georgia Tech Auburn Arizona
17 Missouri Missouri Missouri
18 Ole Miss Oklahoma Marshall
19 Marshall Ole Miss Georgia Tech
20 Oklahoma Marshall Arizona State
21 Colorado State Colorado State LSU
22 Minnesota Minnesota Arkansas
23 Clemson Louisville Louisville
24 Louisville Clemson Clemson
25 Boise State Boise State Nebraska
Others Receiving Votes:
Arkansas (6-5) 40; LSU (7-4) 39; Nebraska (8-3) 14; Utah (7-4) 14; Duke (8-3) 9; Southern California (7-4) 8; Memphis (8-3) 3; West Virginia (6-5) 2; Texas A&M (7-4) 2; UCF (7-3) 1
For a composite Top 25, visit

As far as a conference breakdown:

SEC: (6) No. 2 Alabama, No. 4 Mississippi State, No. 8 Georgia, No. 15 Auburn, No. 17 Missouri, No. 18 Ole Miss

ACC: (4) No. 1 Florida State, No. 16 Georgia Tech, No. 23 Clemson, No. 24 Louisville

Pac-12 (4): No. 2 Oregon, No. 9 UCLA, No. 12 Arizona, No. 13 Arizona State

Big 12 (4): No. 5 Baylor, No. 6 TCU, No. 11 Kansas State, No. 20 Oklahoma

Big 10 (4): No. 7 Ohio State, No. 10 Michigan State, No. 14 Wisconsin, No. 22 Minnesota

Mountain West (2): No. 21 Colorado State, No. 25 Boise State

Conference USA (1): No. 19 Marshall