Miami (2-0) retained its firm grip at No. 1, while Florida (2-0), Oklahoma (3-0) and Florida State (2-0) remained at second, third and fourth. Tennessee (2-0) climbed from No. 8 into a tie for No. 6 with Nebraska (3-0).
Michigan (1-1) took the biggest tumble, falling from No. 10 to No. 17 after losing 23-18 to Washington (2-0), which improved to No. 13.
Mississippi State, which will host No. 23 BYU this Saturday night, moved up two spots to No. 16.
BYU (3-0), Kansas (1-1) and Purdue (1-0) are making their debuts in TheInsiders.com Top 25. Georgia, Notre Dame and Wisconsin fell out of the rankings.
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The Sept. 9, 2001 poll:
|*First place votes in parenthesis.|
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