No. 1 Alabama loses two first-place votes in coaches poll
by Marq Burnett
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban brings the Tide out of the tunnel at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)
Alabama head coach Nick Saban brings the Tide out of the tunnel at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)
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TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama is still the No. 1 team in both major polls.

Coming off a 45-3 win over Georgia State, the Crimson Tide received 57 of the 62 first-place votes in the USA Today coaches poll after having 59 last week. Oregon (4), Clemson (1), Ohio State and Stanford round of the top five. The coaches do not make their ballots public until the final regular-season vote of the year.

The Tide also remained No. 1 in the Associated Press poll with 55 first-place votes. Oregon (5), Clemson, Ohio State and Stanford round out the top five.

USA Today Top 25 Poll

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 5, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (57) 5-0 1,544 1

2. Oregon (4) 5-0 1,486 2

3. Ohio State 6-0 1,379 3

4. Clemson (1) 5-0 1,356 4

5. Stanford 5-0 1,327 5

6. Florida State 5-0 1,188 8

7. Georgia 4-1 1,130 6

8. Louisville 5-0 1,105 7

9. Texas A&M 4-1 1,067 9

10. Oklahoma 5-0 964 10

11. LSU 5-1 953 11

12. South Carolina 4-1 833 12

13. UCLA 4-0 807 13

14. Miami (Fla.) 5-0 747 14

15. Baylor 4-0 698 16

16. Michigan 5-0 591 17

17. Florida 4-1 574 19

18. Northwestern 4-1 393 15

19. Washington 4-1 366 18

20. Oklahoma State 4-1 350 20

21. Texas Tech 5-0 336 22

22. Fresno State 5-0 325 21

23. Northern Illinois 5-0 169 23

24. Nebraska 4-1 125 25

25. Virginia Tech 5-1 97 NR

Others receiving votes: Missouri 86; Notre Dame 58; Wisconsin 29; Michigan State 16; Auburn 11; Central Florida 11; Oregon State 8; Rutgers 8; Arizona 4; Arizona State 4; Ball State 3; Brigham Young 2.

The AP Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:<

Record Pts Pv

1. Alabama (55) 5-0 1,495 1

2. Oregon (5) 5-0 1,424 2

3. Clemson 5-0 1,359 3

4. Ohio St. 6-0 1,305 4

5. Stanford 5-0 1,278 5

6. Florida St. 5-0 1,158 8

7. Georgia 4-1 1,138 6

8. Louisville 5-0 1,051 7

9. Texas A&M 4-1 1,003 9

10. LSU 5-1 993 10

11. UCLA 4-0 844 12

12. Oklahoma 5-0 819 11

13. Miami 5-0 780 14

14. South Carolina 4-1 764 13

15. Baylor 4-0 681 17

16. Washington 4-1 556 15

17. Florida 4-1 536 18

18. Michigan 5-0 514 19

19. Northwestern 4-1 418 16

20. Texas Tech 5-0 358 20

21. Fresno St. 5-0 258 23

22. Oklahoma St. 4-1 204 21

23. N. Illinois 5-0 138 NR

24. Virginia Tech 5-1 115 NR

25. Missouri 5-0 105 NR

Others receiving votes: Auburn 61, Notre Dame 50, Nebraska 35, Wisconsin 29, Michigan St. 16, UCF 7, Arizona St. 3, Mississippi 3, Rutgers 2.
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