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AMWAY Coaches' Poll Released: 5 SEC West Teams in Top-15, Bulldogs Receiving Votes

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The AMWAY Coaches' Poll is out. No real surprises to be found as far as the SEC goes, but wow...LOLOHIOSTATE!

Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

The new AMWAY Coaches' Poll has been released after the second week of college football play.

Ranking School First Place votes
1 Florida State 51
2 Alabama 1
3 Oklahoma 3
4 Oregon 6
5 Auburn
6 Georgia 1
7 Baylor
8 Texas A&M
9 LSU
10 USC
11 Notre Dame
12 UCLA
13 Michigan State
14 Arizona State
15 Ole Miss
16 Stanford
17 Wisconsin
18 Ohio State
19 Virginia Tech
20 Kansas State
21 Nebraska
22 Missouri
23 South Carolina
24 Clemson
25 North Carolina

Others Receiving Votes
Louisville 128; Brigham Young 124; Florida 107; Mississippi State 84; Oklahoma State 81; Duke 55; Washington 22; TCU 19; Minnesota 17; Marshall 14; Iowa 9; Cincinnati 8; Arizona 7; Oregon State 6; West Virginia 6; Pittsburgh 5; Northern Illinois 5; Rutgers 4; Memphis 4; Michigan 2; Boise State 1; Texas Tech 1.

As you can see, the Bulldogs are not far from the top-25, but they still have some work to do to crack the list.

Florida State still has a stranglehold on the top spot, but several other teams are getting first place love as well.  The SEC West has four teams in the top ten: Alabama (2), Auburn (5), Texas A&M (8), and LSU (9).  Ole Miss stands at No. 15, so as of right now, the Bulldogs have five top-15 opponents on their schedule.

In the world of the bizarre, how does Ohio State end up ahead of the Virginia Tech team that just defeated them?