Alabama remains atop AP Poll; Coastal Carolina moves to No. 9
Alabama remained atop the Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, garnering all 62 first-place votes, and was joined in the top 10 by undefeated Coastal Carolina.
The No. 9 Chanticleers (11-0) became the first team ever from the Sun Belt Conference to move into the top 10.
Notre Dame, at 10-0 like Alabama, was No. 2, followed by Ohio State (5-0), Clemson (9-1) and Texas A&M (7-1). Rounding out the top 10 were Cincinnati (8-0), Indiana (6-1), Iowa State (8-2) and No. 10 Georgia (7-2).
Florida (8-2) and Miami (8-2) fell out of the top 10 after losses on Saturday. The Gators dropped five spots to No. 11 following LSU’s 37-34 win, while the Hurricanes plummeted 10 places to No. 19 after a 62-26 pummeling by North Carolina.
The Tar Heels (8-3) moved up four spots to No. 16.
Moving into the top 25 was another Atlantic Coast Conference team, No. 24 N.C. State (8-3). San Jose State (6-0) entered the poll at No. 25.
The Spartans last were ranked in 2012.
Falling out were Colorado and Wisconsin, which were No. 21 and 25, respectively, last week.
–Field Level Media