Shakeup in AP top 5, #Clemson back in top 4

 

DJ Uiagalelei will remain Clemson’s starting QB as the Tigers face UNC for the ACC title this Saturday (Sideline Carolina)
Antonio Williams breaks away from a BC tackler after a catch in Saturday night’s win (TigerNet)

Voters in the AP poll rewarded Georgia, Ohio State and Clemson for their strong wins Saturday and penalized Alabama for a narrow home win over Texas A&M despite having to play a backup quarterback. Georgia replaced Alabama atop the poll with Ohio State moving up one spot to second and Alabama dropping two places to third. And Clemon moved up one place to fourth while bumping Michigan to fifth. The Wolverines won at Indiana 31-10 Saturday.

Georgia received 32 votes with Ohio State getting 20 first place votes and Alabama the final 11. Clemson’s point total increased by three points over last week.

Following the top five are Tennessee, Southern Cal, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss and Penn State. UCLA and Mississippi State were the week’s biggest gainers, each moving up seven spots to 11th and 16th respectively. The biggest losers were Utah and Kentucky, each falling nine spots to 20th and 22nd respectively.

AP Top 25

Through Games OCT. 9, 2022

RANKSCHOOLPOINTSPREVIOUSRECORD
1Georgia (32)153526-0
2Ohio State (20)150736-0
3Alabama (11)148916-0
4Clemson134856-0
5Michigan131946-0
6Tennessee123285-0
7Southern California121466-0
8Oklahoma State115075-0
9Ole Miss106196-0
10Penn State974105-0
11UCLA907186-0
12Oregon893125-1
13TCU819175-0
14Wake Forest748155-1
15NC State746145-1
16Mississippi State589235-1
17Kansas State559205-1
18Syracuse393225-0
19Kansas330195-1
20Utah328114-2
21Cincinnati257245-1
T-22Texas150NR4-2
T-22Kentucky150134-2
24Illinois117NR5-1
25James Madison105NR5-0

Coaches Top 25

1Alabama6-015403511/2
2Georgia6-015161821/3
3Ohio State6-014771032/3
4Michigan6-01354044/6
5Clemson6-01328054/5
6Southern California6-01219066/15
7Oklahoma State5-01197077/11
8Tennessee5-01168088/NR
9Mississippi6-01075099/24
10Penn State5-099201010/NR
11Oregon5-1885012111/24
12UCLA6-0815019712/NR
13NC State5-1808014110/14
14Wake Forest5-1776015114/21
15Texas Christian5-0765018315/NR
16Kansas State5-1539020416/NR
17Mississippi State5-1533023617/NR
18Syracuse5-0424021318/NR
19Utah4-2364011-88/19
20Kansas5-1290017-317/NR
21Cincinnati5-12480NR521/NR
22Kentucky4-2219013-98/22
23Baylor3-2210022-18/23
24Texas4-21550NR1018/NR
25North Carolina5-1990NR1525/NR

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