Poll Report: The Times They Are a Changin'

Half of the top 10 fell because of upsets on Saturday and the Texas Longhorns were among them. Texas is now at 16 in the Coaches' Poll and 19 in the AP Poll after a 41-21 loss to Kansas State.

Texas fell from No. 7 to No. 16 in the latest edition of the USA Today Coaches' Poll, but fell even further in the AP, dropping down to 19. Surprisingly, despite falling to 19th in the AP poll, the Longhorns are five spots ahead of the Kansas State Wildcats, who beat the Longhorns 41-21 on Saturday. K-State is unranked in the Coaches' Poll.

There's a new No. 1 in the AP. The LSU Tigers, after smashing Tulane 34-9, moved up to the top spot by a margin of one vote, holding 33 first-place votes. USC struggled Saturday night against Washington, barely pulling out the 27-24 win. The Trojans hold 32 first-place votes.

It's a very different story in the Coaches' Poll. It's neck-and-neck for the top spot in the AP, but USC is at No. 1 by a wide margin in the Coaches', holding 45 of a possible 60 first-place votes, with 14 of them going to LSU and the one remaining vote going to Ohio State.

The polls do, however, agree on the rest of the top five. Cal is at three, Ohio State is at four and Wisconsin rounds out the top five.

Around the Big 12, Oklahoma dropped out of the top five but stayed in top 10, sitting at No. 10 in each poll and Nebraska stayed at 25 in the AP and dropped one spot 23 in the Coaches' after having to comeback from a 10-0 deficit to Iowa State, eventually winning 35-17. Missouri was idle, but moved up to 17th in each poll thanks to the upsets on Saturday.

AP Top 25
1. LSU 5-0 (33)
2. USC 4-0 (32)
3. California 5-0
4. Ohio State 5-0
5. Wisconsin 5-0
6. South Florida 4-0
7. Boston College 5-0
8. Kentucky 5-0
9. Florida 4-1
10. Oklahoma 4-1
11. South Carolina 4-1
12. Georgia 4-1
13. West Virginia 4-1
14. Oregon 4-1
15. Virginia Tech 4-1
16. Hawai'i 5-0
17. Missouri 4-0
18. Arizona State 5-0
19. Texas 4-1
20. Cincinnati 5-0
21. Rutgers 3-1
22. Clemson 4-1
23. Purdue 5-0
24. Kansas State 3-1
25. Nebraska 4-1

USA Today Coaches Poll
AP Top 25
1. USC 4-0 (45)
2. LSU 5-0 (14)
3. California 5-0
4. Ohio State 5-0 (1)
5. Wisconsin 5-0
6. Boston College 5-0
7. Florida 4-1
8. Kentucky 5-0
9. South Florida 4-0
10. Oklahoma 4-1
11. Georgia 4-1
12. West Virginia 4-1
13. Oregon 4-1
14. Virginia Tech 4-1
15. Hawai'i 5-0
16. Texas 4-1
17. Missouri 4-0
18. South Carolina 4-1
19. Arizona State 5-0
20. Purdue 5-0
21. Rutgers 3-1
22. Clemson 4-1
23. Nebraska 4-1
24. Cincinnati 5-0
25. UCLA 4-1

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