AP Top 25 Poll: Alabama Remains No. 1; Auburn Moves Up to No. 22



Alabama maintains its first-place spot in the Associated Press College Football Poll, while Auburn has moved up three spots to No. 22.

Alabama and Auburn are both 2-0 after Saturday’s games, with Alabama’s 48-14 win over Mercer and Auburn’s 62-0 shutout of Alabama State.

Alabama has 60 first-place votes this week, up from 59 last week and 47 in the preseason poll. Georgia received three first-place votes.

Oregon and Iowa are the big movers this week after road wins over top-10 opponents. The Ducks’ victory over Ohio State earned them a promotion from No. 12 to No. 4.

Another impressive defensive performance by Iowa in the Cy-Hawk Trophy game pushed the Hawkeyes from No. 10 to No. 5.

And Arkansas was rewarded for its home win over Texas with its first appearance in the AP Top 25 in five years, coming in at No. 20.

Elsewhere, Georgia stayed at No. 2 and Oklahoma rose to No. 3. Ohio State fell from third to ninth. Iowa State dropped from No. 9 to No. 14.

AP Top 25 (first-place votes in parentheses):

  1. Alabama (60)
  2. Georgia (3)
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Oregon
  5. Iowa
  6. Clemson
  7. Texas A&M
  8. Cincinnati
  9. Ohio State
  10. Penn State
  11. Florida
  12. Notre Dame
  13. UCLA
  14. Iowa State
  15. Virginia Tech
  16. Coastal Carolina
  17. Ole Miss
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Arizona State
  20. Arkansas
  21. North Carolina
  22. Auburn
  23. BYU
  24. Miami
  25. Michigan

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