AP Top 25: Georgia drops just one spot to No. 4 after losing at No. 2 Alabama
Georgia didn’t drop too far after losing at Alabama on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs fell just one spot from No. 3 to No. 4 following their 41-24 loss to the No. 2 Crimson Tide. Notre Dame moved up to No. 3 after beating Louisville 12-7 on Saturday.
Clemson and Alabama stayed as the top two teams following their victories on Saturday. The Tigers beat Georgia Tech 73-7.
Ohio State moved up to No. 5 ahead of the Big Ten’s first weekend of football. The Buckeyes replaced North Carolina in the top five after the Tar Heels lost at Florida State on Saturday night. North Carolina fell nine spots to No. 14 where it’s tied with Wisconsin.
Oklahoma State is at No. 6 after its game vs. Baylor on Saturday was delayed to September because of COVID-19 cases at Baylor. Texas A&M moved up to No. 7 after a convincing win at Mississippi State. Penn State, Cincinnati and Florida round out the top 10.
Coastal Carolina is also in this week’s AP poll. The Chanticleers are ranked for the first time after beating Louisiana on Wednesday. CCU is 4-0 and has beaten Kansas, Campbell, Arkansas State and Louisiana. Both Arkansas State (Kansas State) and Louisiana (Iowa State) beat Big 12 teams earlier this year.
There are five Big Ten teams ranked in the poll ahead of Week 1 in the conference. Michigan is ranked at No. 18 and Minnesota is at No. 21. Those two teams will meet next Saturday night.