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AP Top 25 Poll for Week 9 Released – Georgia, Ohio State, Tennessee, and Michigan Still in College Football Playoff Places

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The Top 25 AP Poll for week nine has been released and the places at the top are unchanged from week eight. Georgia, Ohio State, Tennessee and Michigan still occupy the CFP places while Alabama and Clemson are still just outside.

Big Wins Not Enough To Change College Football Rankings

Two of the teams in the CFP places were idle this week as Georgia and Michigan put their feet up and watch their competitors in action. What they saw might have been a little scary as all the teams in contention won, most convincingly so.

Alabama put 24th ranked Mississippi State away by 30-6 while Clemson beat 14th ranked Syracuse by six points. Clemson have even done enough this year to earn a number one vote, but both them and Bama remain outside the current College Football Playoff Spots.

They are occupied by the aforementioned Georgia at one and Michigan at four. Ohio State is at two after they thumped Iowa and Tennessee, who did the same to Tennessee-Martin are at three.

There was a new entry to the 25 as South Carolina crept in at 25. Shane Beamer’s boys are on a run of four straight wins after beating Texas A&M on Saturday.

Up Next

There are three top-25 mathchups next Saturday, which are as follows:

  • #2 Ohio State @ #13 Penn State (12:00pm on Fox)
  • #9 Oklahoma State @ #22 Kansas State (3:30pm on Fox)
  • #19 Kentucky @ #3 Tennessee (7:00pm on ESPN)

The full Top 25 AP Poll is below:

Rank School Conference First Place Votes Points
1 Georgia SEC 31 1530
2 Ohio State Big Ten 18 1513
3 Tennessee SEC 13 1476
4 Michigan Big Ten 1382
5 Clemson ACC 1 1318
6 Alabama SEC 1266
7 TCU Big 12 1213
8 Oregon Pac-12 1114
9 Oklahoma State Big 12 1064
10 USC Pac-12 927
10 Wake Forest ACC 927
12 UCLA Pac-12 803
13 Penn State Big Ten 783
14 Utah Pac-12 766
15 Ole Miss SEC 744
16 Syracuse ACC 626
17 Illinois Big Ten 508
18 LSU SEC 502
19 Kentucky SEC 429
20 Cincinnati American Athletic 386
21 North Carolina ACC 278
22 Kansas State Big 12 272
23 Tulane American Athletic 243
24 NC State ACC 169
25 South Carolina SEC 113

 

 


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