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Arkansas, Notre Dame jump into top 10 in latest AP Top 25

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After six ranked teams lost this weekend, four new teams entered the AP Top 25.

Southwest Classic - Arkansas v Texas A&M Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

The new AP Top 25 rankings were released Sunday night and Clemson fell to No. 25, snapping its streak of 97 straight weeks in the top 10.

Clemson lost to North Carolina State, a team Mississippi State beat 24-10, in double overtime and fell 16 spots. The Tigers’ 97-week top-10 streak was tied with Alabama for the longest current streak in college football and second-longest in the history the AP poll, behind Miami’s 137 from 1985-93.

N.C. State was awarded a No. 23 ranking for the win.

Two teams that started the season in the top 10 of the AP Top 25 are now unranked after losses. Iowa State began the season ranked No. 7 but dropped out of the poll completely following a 31-29 loss to Baylor to fall to 2-2. Baylor is now ranked 21st. North Carolina started the season as the 10-ranked team but lost 45-22 to Georgia Tech and is now sitting at 2-2.

In the Southeastern Conference, Alabama remained No. 1 with 58 first-place votes out of 62, while No. 2 Georgia received the remaining four first-place votes.

Arkansas jumped eight spots to No. 8 after beating then-No. 7 Texas A&M 20-10, The Aggies, who Mississippi State visits Saturday, fell to No. 15 in the poll. Notre Dame is now ranked No. 9 after beating then-No. 18 Wisconsin 41-13.

AP Top 25 Poll

1. Alabama (4-0)

2. Georgia (4-0)

3. Oregon (4-0)

4. Penn State (4-0)

5. Iowa (4-0)

6. Oklahoma (4-0)

7. Cincinnati (3-0)

8. Arkansas (4-0)

9. Notre Dame (4-0)

10. Florida (3-1)

11. Ohio State (3-1)

12. Ole Miss (3-0)

13. Brigham Young (4-0)

14. Michigan (4-0)

15. Texas A&M (3-1)

16. Coastal Carolina (4-0)

17. Michigan State (4-0)

18. Fresno State (4-1)

19. Oklahoma State (4-0)

20. UCLA (3-1)

21. Baylor (4-0)

22. Auburn (3-1)

23. North Carolina State (3-1)

24. Wake Forest (4-0)

25. Clemson (2-2)