Week 5 Brings Changes to College Football Polls - Updated AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll

College Football Week 5 Recap: Action-Packed Matches in the Top 25

While Week 5 in college football may not have lived up to the explosive Week 4, it still delivered some thrilling moments for fans of the Top 25 teams.

The highlight of the day undoubtedly belonged to Ole Miss, as they clinched a dramatic victory over LSU in a high-scoring contest that saw a total of 104 points. The Rebels sealed the deal with a last-minute, game-winning touchdown, showcasing their resilience after a tough loss to Alabama. On the other hand, LSU’s playoff aspirations took a major hit with this defeat.

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In a thrilling match, No. 11 Notre Dame managed to hold off a determined No. 17 Duke, securing victory with a last-minute touchdown and avoiding a drop in the rankings.

Meanwhile, No. 10 Utah suffered a Friday night defeat against No. 19 Oregon State, putting the Beavers in a strong position for an upward move in the polls. No. 22 Florida faces a likely exit from the rankings following a significant loss to Kentucky, while No. 1 Georgia barely retained their top position after a narrow escape against Auburn.

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Below are the updated Coaches Poll and AP Top 25 rankings after the action-packed Week 5.

Coaches Poll

RankingTeamRecordPoints (No. 1 votes)
1Georgia5-01,589 (59)
2Michigan5-01,503 (1)
3Ohio State4-01,405 (2)
4Texas5-01,381 (1)
5Florida State4-01,374
6Penn State5-01,241
7USC5-01,227
8Washington5-01,199
9Oregon5-01,118
10Alabama4-1996
11Notre Dame5-1925
12Oklahoma5-0888
13North Carolina4-0795
14Washington State4-0711
15Mississippi4-1617
16Oregon State4-1606
17Miami4-0566
18Tennessee4-1490
19Utah4-1428
20Kentucky5-0356
21Duke4-1319
22Missouri5-0283
23LSU3-2169
24Fresno State5-0144
25Louisville5-099

Others receiving votes: Maryland 81; Kansas State 73; Texas A&M 59; Air Force 32; UCLA 29; Clemson 18; Iowa 17; Wyoming 12; Kansas 11; Tulane 10; James Madison 8; West Virginia 6; Brigham Young 5; Wisconsin 3; Marshall 3; Ohio 2; Memphis 1; Florida 1.

AP Top 25

RankingTeamRecordPoints (No. 1 votes)
1Georgia5-01,501 (35)
2Michigan5-01,436 (12)
3Texas5-01,426 (10)
4Ohio State4-01,357 (1)
5Florida State4-01,336 (4)
6Penn State5-01,227
7Washington5-01,213
8Oregon5-01,113
9USC5-01,077
10Notre Dame5-1975
11Alabama4-1921
12Oklahoma5-0840
13Washington State4-0765
14North Carolina4-0726
15Oregon State4-1633
16Mississippi4-1616
17Miami4-0589
18Utah4-1454
19Duke4-1384
20Kentucky5-0344
21Missouri5-0329
22Tennessee4-1306
23LSU3-2149
24Fresno State5-0130
25Louisville5-090

Others receiving votes: Maryland 81, Kansas St. 44, Texas A&M 31, UCLA 19, Tulane 8, Air Force 7, Wisconsin 6, Clemson 5, West Virginia 5, Kansas 3, James Madison 3, Colorado 1.

Reference:

https://www.sportingnews.com/us/ncaa-football/news/college-football-polls-ap-top-25-coaches-poll-week-5/85e1f4db9017134a254ec8ab

https://www.sportingnews.com/us/ncaa-football/news/college-football-rankings-1-133-week-6-georgia-michigan/cd40b67924f88d745132f3dc

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