SEATTLE - One. It's the number of weeks the Miami Hurricanes had to share
the top of TheInsiders.com Top 25 College Football Poll with Nebraska. Now
it's the measure of their razor-thin margin over the Cornhuskers.
The 7-0 Hurricanes, 38-0 victors over Temple on Saturday, are back on top by
their lonesome, outpolling the 10-0 Cornhuskers 269 points to 268.
Meanwhile, it's raining cats and dawgs (Washington State Cougars and
Washington Huskies), and of course Ducks (Oregon), as the Pacific Northwest
continued to invade the poll's Top 10. Oregon (8-1) moved up a notch to No.
7, as the Huskies (7-1) moved to No. 8 after knocking off previous No. 10
Stanford and the Cougars (8-1) bounced UCLA, which last week was ranked No.
Michigan (6-2) take a tumble from No. 6 to No. 12 after a 26-24 upset loss
to rival Michigan State.
Colorado (7-2), the aforementioned Spartans (5-2) and Boston (6-2) moved
into the rankings, while Texas A&M, Mississippi and North Carolina dropped
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Nov. 4, 2001 Poll
9. Brigham Young
10. Wash. State
13. Florida State
17. South Carolina
18. Georgia Tech
22. Virginia Tech
23. Michigan State
24. Boston College
Others receiving votes: Auburn, Louisville, fresno State, Texas A & M, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Oregon State