AP Top 25 Poll: Auburn Moves Up to No. 12; Alabama Still No. 3


With Auburn’s victory over Ole Miss, the Tigers have climbed to No. 12 in the latest AP Top 25 College Football Poll.

Auburn beat Ole Miss 31-20 to move up from No. 18, while the Rebels, which had been No. 10, fell to No. 15.

Alabama, which had a bye week, remained at No. 3.

Unbeaten Georgia again claimed all 63 first-place votes for the fourth straight week to keep its spot atop the poll. Elsewhere, Michigan State moved up to No. 5  and Wake Forest is a top-10 team for the first time in school history.

This is the final AP poll before the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season.

    1. Georgia (63 first-place votes)
    2. Cincinnati
    3. Alabama
    4. Oklahoma
    5. Michigan State
    6. Ohio State
    7. Oregon
    8. Notre Dame
    9. Michigan
    10. Wake Forest
    11. Oklahoma State
    12. Auburn
    13. Texas A&M
    14. Baylor
    15. Ole Miss
    16. UTSA
    17. BYU
    18. Kentucky
    19. Iowa
    20. Houston
    21. Coastal Carolina
    22. Penn State
    23. SMU
    24. Louisiana
    25. Fresno State

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 117, North Carolina State 104, Wisconsin 91, Mississippi State 79, Arkansas 72, Minnesota 51, San Diego State 50, Appalachian State 23, Utah 11, Iowa State 9, Nevada 2.

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