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UGA stays in Top 10 after bye week

Reuters News Service

Photo by John Millikan

Photo by John Millikan

The Associated Press and USA Today polls were released Sunday, and Nebraska fell out of each poll with a 41-21 loss to UCLA on Saturday.

Georgia stayed put at No. 9 in the AP poll and No. 10 in the USA Today poll after a bye week, while Florida State moved to No. 8 in both polls after a blowout win against Nevada.

The Cornhuskers held an 18-point lead over the Bruins before losing dropping out of the polls. UCLA benefitted by climbing up to 15th in the coaches poll and No. 13 by AP. Nebraska was 15th in the coaches poll and 23rd by AP before the loss.

Alabama held on to the No. 1 spot in both polls after its 49-42 shootout victory over Texas A&M. The Aggies fell from sixth to No. 10 in the AP poll and to ninth in the coaches poll.

The Crimson Tide received 59 out of 60 first-place AP votes and 61 of 62 top votes in the coaches poll. No. 2 Oregon got the other top vote in both polls. Clemson, Ohio State and Stanford rounded out the AP top five. Ohio State was ahead of Clemson in the coaches poll.

Ole Miss made the biggest jump in the AP top 25 by moving four spots to No. 21 after beating Texas 44-23. The Rebels moved up from No. 25 to No. 23 in the coaches poll.

TCU fell out of the top 25 in both polls. The Horned Frogs were 24th last week in both polls.