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Oklahoma Sooners Football falls to No. 6 in AP Poll

Oklahoma dropped a spot following its bye week.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 14 Oklahoma at UCLA Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Following their bye week, the Oklahoma Sooners dropped a spot in the AP Poll, switching places with the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Full AP Top 25

  1. Clemson
  2. Alabama
  3. Georgia
  4. LSU
  5. Ohio State
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Auburn
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Florida
  10. Notre Dame
  11. Texas
  12. Penn State
  13. Oregon
  14. Iowa
  15. Cal
  16. Boise State
  17. Washington
  18. Virginia
  19. Utah
  20. Michigan
  21. USC
  22. UCF
  23. Texas A&M
  24. Kansas State
  25. Michigan St

A few things of note:

  • Oklahoma dropped a spot for the second time this season despite not putting forth a bad performance thus far. Poor showings by Houston and UCLA (Washington State comeback notwithstanding) certainly haven’t helped in that regard. Having said that, LSU’s movement following the Texas win was probably unavoidable on OU’s end, and Ohio State has looked pretty sharp up to this point.
  • TCU no longer represents the Big 12 in the poll following a loss to SMU, but Kansas State’s entry keeps the league at three top 25 teams. Oklahoma State certainly helped its image with its effort in Austin, as the Cowboys are currently just two spots out of the poll at No. 27.
  • Notre Dame only fell three spots after putting up quite a fight in Athens, which is definitely understandable. They deserve to be ahead of Texas, who sits one spot behind the Irish at No. 11. This week, they’ll face No. 18 Virginia, which might be the toughest team left on their schedule.