Here are 10 things we learned from ‘The AP Top 25 Poll’ in Week 2 of college football.
1.The top four in the Poll didn’t budge an inch. Florida State , Alabama, Oregon and Oklahoma all managed to stay alive with W’s for the record books opening weekend.
2.There are now four SEC teams in the top 10 of the AP Poll, Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Texas A&M. The SEC has the most teams in the Poll, with eight.
3.No. 9 Texas A&M flip-flopped with No. 21 South Carolina.
4.Petrino’s Louisville is to be duly-noted. The Cardinals have made an appearance in the Poll, standing at No. 25, after a big 31-13 win over Miami (Fla.) on Monday evening.
5.The Pac-12 is packing this year. With Arizona State, USC, Stanford, UCLA and Oregon in the mix, the conference has the second most next to the SEC.
6.Clemson, South Carolina, and Wisconsin are the only three teams ranked in the Top 25 that lost season openers.
7.The Gamecocks have extended their school record of being ranked in the top 25 to 66 consecutive polls, tying Stanford for the fifth longest streak in the nation.
8.This is year marks the 78th year for the AP Top 25 Poll.
9.Tennessee (14), Mississippi State (49) and Florida (49) all received votes, as well.
10.The ACC has four teams (No. 1 Florida State, No. 21 North Carolina, No. 23 Clemson, and No. 25 Louisville) to tie with the Big Ten (No. 7 Michigan State, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 18 Wisconsin, and No. 19 Nebraska) with the third most in the Top 25.
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