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South Carolina, Florida, WVU move into top 5 of AP poll

NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina, Florida and West Virginia move into the top five of The Associated Press college football poll after a Saturday during which nine Top 25 teams lost.

No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon hold their spots at the top of the rankings. Alabama is a unanimous No. 1 again. The rest of Top 25 got a makeover.

No. 3 South Carolina, off a 35-7 victory against Georgia, moves up three spots. No. 4 Florida jumps six after beating LSU 14-6. No. 5 West Virginia moves up three with a 48-45 victory at Texas.

No. 6 Kansas State, No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 8 Ohio State also move up. LSU drops to No. 9 and unbeaten Oregon State is No. 10.

The last time nine ranked teams lost in the same week was the weekend of Oct. 18, 2008.

AP college football poll

  1. Alabama 5-0
  2. Oregon 6-0
  3. South Carolina 6-0
  4. Florida 5-0
  5. West Virginia 5-0
  6. Kansas St. 5-0
  7. Notre Dame 5-0
  8. Ohio St. 6-0
  9. LSU 5-1
  10. Oregon St. 4-0
  11. Southern Cal 4-1
  12. Florida St. 5-1
  13. Oklahoma 3-1
  14. Georgia 5-1
  15. Texas 4-1
  16. Clemson 5-1
  17. Stanford 4-1
  18. Louisville 5-0
  19. Mississippi St. 5-0
  20. Rutgers 5-0
  21. Cincinnati 4-0
  22. Texas A&M 4-1
  23. Louisiana Tech 5-0
  24. Boise St. 4-1
  25. Michigan 3-2

Others receiving votes: Ohio 79, Baylor 62, Iowa St. 54, TCU 50, Michigan St. 49, Arizona St. 39, Washington 39, NC State 17, Nebraska 5, Arizona 4, Duke 3, Tennessee 3, Texas Tech 2, Tulsa 2, Northwestern 1, Penn St. 1.