Following a 45-20 win at Kansas, the Oklahoma Sooners stayed put at No. 6 in this week’s AP Poll, holding off a charge from Florida. The Texas Longhorns also held their place this week after being leapfrogged by Penn State.
POLL ALERT: Ohio State and Georgia now tied at No. 3 in Top 25 poll presented by @askRegions. Florida climbs to No. 7, Penn State into top 10; Baylor, Memphis, Cincinnati in.— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) October 6, 2019
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Full AP Top 25
3. Ohio State
9. Notre Dame
10. Penn State
14. Boise State
18. Arizona State
19. Wake Forest
24. Texas A&M
Also receiving votes:
Missouri 64, Appalachian State 61, Washington 54, Tulane 25, California 20, Michigan State 17, Arizona 11, UCF 9, USC 5, Iowa State 5, Pitt 2
A few things of note:
- Following its 31-12 win at Kansas State, Baylor is in the top 25 for the first time since 2016 — Jim Grobe’s season as interim head coach.
- Georgia and Ohio State are tied at No. 3, which is the poll’s first tie within the top three since Sept. 20, 2015, when TCU and Ole Miss shared the No. 3 spot.
- Oklahoma and Texas have faced each other as AP top-10 opponents 17 times in their history, and it would’ve been a 18th if not for Penn State edging Texas in voting points by a tally of 958-947. It also would’ve been the first AP top-10 matchup between the schools at the Cotton Bowl since 2008. For the 2018 Big 12 Championship, Texas was ranked No. 9 in the AP Poll but No. 14 in the CFP rankings.