Bulldog has been unanimously number one in the AP Top 25 for the third straight week, while Bearcat remains number two. OSU and UM spotted numbers 5 and 6.
Alabama moved up to third place on Sunday after top-ranked Georgia and second-placed Cincinnati in the Associated Press college football.
Bulldogs (63 1st place vote) is the unanimous No. 1 in the latest AP Top 25 presented by RegionsBank for the third straight week, with Bearcats remaining second.
Crimson Tide blew off Tennessee and then jumped past Oklahoma and over the spot. Sooners, currently ranked 4th, was shut out against Kansas in the first half, then scored 35 points in the second half and was pulled away late.
Both The Ohio State University 5 and Michigan State University 6 maintained their position.
Oregon moved up three places to 7th place. 8th place Michigan, 9th place Iowa and 10th place Mississippi closed the top 10.
Five ranked teams, including two in the top ten, lost in a week with no matching games for the ranked teams. Oklahoma fell from 8th to 15th after losing in Iowa.
After losing in Texas A & M, Alabama fell from 1st to 5th two weeks ago, jeopardizing a record series of top 5 appearances.
But since then, Tide has won two games and A & M is based on that upset with two simple wins. Aggie’s, who were not ranked when they defeated Alabama, are up to 14th place.
The combination of the two has extended Tide’s top five streak to 69. The second best top five streak in voting history ended earlier this season when Clemson snapped at 57.
The second most active top 5 streak is 8 weeks Georgia.
— No. 10 Ole Miss has won the highest ranking since finishing the 2015 season with No.10.
— No. 17 Pit has been in the Top 20 for the first time since starting the 2010 season with No. 15. The Panthers were ranked so deeply in the season when they reached 8th and finished 15th. 2009.
Several teams that spent time in the AP Top 25 earlier this season are back this week.
— No. 22 Iowa State University dropped out in mid-September before returning home. Cyclone started Season 7 and lost two of the first four games.
— No. 25 BYU defeated Washington to lose two games in a row. The cougar is 4-0 against the Pac-12 team.
—Purdue is out in the rankings a week later. Boilermaker (4-3) lost to Wisconsin at home. Purdue has not been ranked for more than a week in any season since 2005.
— North Carolina has fallen out of the rankings after being defeated by Miami.
SEC — 6 (No. 1, 3, 10, 12, 14, 18).
Big Ten-5 (No. 5, 6, 8, 9, 20).
Big 12-4 (No. 4, 15, 16, 22).
Americans — 2 (No. 2, 19).
Conference USA-1 (No.23).
Mountain West — 1 (No.21).
Independent — 2 (No. 11, 25).
The 20th Pen State of the 5th Ohio. This will be the sixth consecutive meeting in which both teams are ranked, but the Nittany Lions are heading in the wrong direction.
6th Michigan in 8th Michigan. The first top 10 meeting between rivals since 1964.
No.18 Auburn No.10 Mississippi. There are still a lot of two teams in the SEC West race.
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