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Ohio State Vaults To Fifth In Latest Ap Football Poll Idle Florida State Remains No. 1, Followed By Nebraska, Florida

MONDAY, OCT. 2, 1995

Ohio State moved up two spots into a fifth-place tie with Southern Cal, and Penn State fell out of the Top-10 Sunday in The Associated Press college football poll.

Ohio State got a boost from its 45-26 victory Saturday over Notre Dame, which fell eight places to No. 23.

Penn State dropped six notches to No. 12 after losing 17-9 to Wisconsin, which snapped the Nittany Lions’ 20-game winning streak.

Florida State and Nebraska remained 1-2 in the nationwide media poll.

The Seminoles, who didn’t play Saturday, received 37 first-place votes and 1,522 points.

The Cornhuskers got 17 firsts and 1,489 points after defeating Washington State 35-21. The Cougars received 16 votes in The Associated Press poll.

No. 3 Florida received two-first place votes after beating Mississippi 28-10, and No. 4 Colorado picked up six firsts after topping previously unbeaten Oklahoma 38-17.

Southern Cal tied Ohio State for fifth following a 31-0 victory over Arizona State. Rounding out the Top-10 were Michigan, Texas A&M;, Virginia and Tennessee.

Michigan beat Miami of Ohio 38-19, Texas A&M; was idle, Virginia beat Wake Forest 35-17, and Tennessee beat Oklahoma State 31-0.

Auburn was 11th, followed by Penn State, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Washington, Alabama, Oregon, Arkansas, Stanford, Texas, LSU, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Kansas and Northwestern.

Oklahoma dropped four places, while LSU fell seven spots after tying South Carolina 20-20.

Wisconsin and Northwestern, which were ranked earlier this season, moved back into the Top 25. Northwestern beat Indiana 31-7.

Maryland and Texas Tech fell out of the Top 25. Maryland lost to Georgia Tech 31-3 Thursday, and Tech was beaten by Baylor 9-7 Saturday.

xxxx COLLEGE RANKINGS

Associated Press Top 25 The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 30, 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. Florida St. (37) 4-0-0 1,522 1 2. Nebraska (17) 5-0-0 1,489 2 3. Florida (2) 4-0-0 1,384 3 4. Colorado (6) 5-0-0 1,381 4 5. Ohio St. 4-0-0 1,292 7 tie. Southern Cal 4-0-0 1,292 5 7. Michigan 5-0-0 1,181 8 8. Texas A&M; 2-1-0 1,068 9 9. Virginia 5-1-0 1,027 11 10. Tennessee 4-1-0 971 12 11. Auburn 3-1-0 961 13 12. Penn St. 3-1-0 801 6 13. Kansas St. 4-0-0 737 16 14. Oklahoma 3-1-0 654 10 15. Washington 3-1-0 579 18 16. Alabama 3-1-0 545 20 17. Oregon 3-1-0 470 19 18. Arkansas 4-1-0 438 23 19. Stanford 3-0-1 415 22 20. Texas 3-1-0 378 21 21. LSU 3-1-1 359 14 22. Wisconsin 2-1-1 308 23. Notre Dame 3-2-0 258 15 24. Kansas 4-0-0 223 25 25. Northwestern 3-1-0 147

Others receiving votes: Iowa 53, Baylor 51, Maryland 45, Illinois 35, UCLA 30, Washington St. 16, Syracuse 13, Virginia Tech 6, Arizona 5, Miami 5, Toledo 4, East Carolina 2, Texas Tech 2, Brigham Young 1, Michigan St. 1, Mississippi 1.

STEVE BERGUM’S AP PICKS: 1, Nebraska. 2, Florida State. 3, Southern California. 4, Colorado. 5, Florida. 6, Ohio State. 7, Texas A&M.; 8, Michigan. 9, Tennessee. 10, Virginia. 11, Auburn. 12, Oklahoma. 13, Penn State. 14, Notre Dame. 15, Kansas State. 16, Alabama. 17, Oregon. 18, LSU. 19, Washington State. 20, Texas. 21, Washington. 22, Kansas. 23, Arkansas. 24, Stanford. 25, Iowa.

USA Today-CNN top 25 The USA TODAY-CNN football coaches’ poll, with firstplace votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 30, 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. Florida St. (34) 4-0-0 1,513 1 2. Nebraska (24) 5-0-0 1,500 2 3. Florida 4-0-0 1,394 3 4. USC (2) 4-0-0 1,323 4 5. Ohio State (2) 4-0-0 1,303 6 6. Colorado 5-0-0 1,291 5 7. Michigan 5-0-0 1,179 8 8. Texas A&M; 2-1-0 1,054 10 9. Virginia 5-1-0 1,014 11 10. Auburn 3-1-0 937 12 11. Tennessee 4-1-0 909 13 12. Penn State 3-1-0 830 7 13. Kansas State 4-0-0 744 15 14. Oklahoma 3-1-0 625 9 15. Washington 3-1-0 555 18 16. Texas 3-1-0 525 19 17. Alabama 3-1-0 508 21 18. Oregon 3-1-0 423 20 19. Kansas 4-0-0 421 22 20. Stanford 3-0-1 352 23 21. Arkansas 4-1-0 335 24 22. Louisiana St. 3-1-1 328 16 23. Notre Dame 3-2-0 160 14 24. Baylor 3-1-0 133 25. UCLA 3-2-0 132 25

Other receiving votes: Fresno Iowa 106, Northwestern 105, Wisconsin 93, Maryland 79, Syracuse 55, Virginia Tech 47, Arizona 38, Illinois 31, Clemson 29, Washington State 21, Texas Tech 12, East Carolina 9, Georgia 9, Miami 8, Brigham Young 7, Michigan State 5, Fresno State 4, Toledo 3, Utah 3.


 

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