College football polls: Updated AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 2

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The AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll both saw continued reshuffling after Week 2 saw several ranked teams upset.

The biggest surprise of the Week 2 slate came when No. 12 Oregon, fresh off a narrow 31-24 win over Fresno State and missing its two best defensive players, went into Ohio Stadium and beat No. 3 Ohio State, 35-28. The defense was far from perfect, giving up 612 yards, but also limited the Buckeyes to 6 of 15 and 2 of 5 on third-and fourth-down conversions, respectively. Oregon running back CJ Verdell was excellent as well, rushing for 161 yards and tallying three total touchdowns.

Elsewhere, No. 10 Iowa “upset” No. 9 Iowa State in Jack Trice Stadium, winning convincingly in a 27-17 over Matt Campbell and Co. It’s the Hawkeyes’ sixth straight victory in the series, which also saw the first ranked matchup between the two teams on Saturday.

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Three other teams in the top 25 suffered upsets in No. 14 USC (42-28 loss to Stanford), No. 15 Texas (40-21 loss to Arkansas) and No. 21 Utah (26-17 loss to BYU). Still more teams faced close calls in No. 5 Texas A&M, No. 9 Notre Dame and No. 22 Miami; the Aggies beat Colorado 10-7 without quarterback Haynes King, the Fighting Irish needed a last-minute touchdown to beat Toledo 32-29 and the Hurricanes eked out a 25-23 win over Appalachian State.

Though it won’t affect the polls, Florida State also suffered a significant upset, losing its first ever game against an FCS opponent when Jacksonville State completed a last-second Hail Mary to win 20-17.

With that, here are the updated AP Top 25 and Coaches polls heading into Week 3 of the season:

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Coaches Poll

Rank Team Record Points (No. 1 votes)
1 Alabama 2-0 1,599 (63)
2 Georgia 2-0 1,534 (1)
3 Oklahoma 2-0 1,432
4 Oregon 2-0 1,335
5 Texas A&M 2-0 1,284
6 Clemson 1-1 1,259
7 Iowa 2-0 1,149
8 Cincinnati 2-0 1,096
9 Florida 2-0 1,078
10 Notre Dame 2-0 1,040
11 Ohio State 1-1 1,026
12 Penn State 2-0 981
13 UCLA 2-0 775
14 Iowa State 1-1 604
15 Virginia Tech 2-0 581
16 Ole Miss 2-0 535
17 Wisconsin 1-1 528
18 Coastal Carolina 2-0 489
19 North Carolina 1-1 287
20 Auburn 2-0 263
21 Arizona State 2-0 246
22 Oklahoma State 2-0 222
23 BYU 2-0 207
24 Arkansas 2-0 191
25 Michigan 2-0 176

Others receiving votes: Miami 135; USC 99; UCF 65; Michigan State 63; Liberty 63; TCU 57; Pitt 52; Kentucky 50; Utah 41; Texas 36; Kansas State 28; Indiana 28; LSU 26; Nevada 18; Boston College 14; Fresno State 13; SMU 10; Rutgers 10; Louisiana 9; San Diego State 9; Mississippi State 9; Army 9; Tulane 6; Maryland 6; San Jose State 5; N.C. State 5; Virginia 4; Marshall 4; Stanford 3; Air Force 3; Texas-San Antonio 1; Memphis 1; Boise State 1.

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AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Points (No. 1 votes)
1 Alabama 2-0 1,572 (60)
2 Georgia 2-0 1,514 (3)
3 Oklahoma 2-0 1,402
4 Oregon 2-0 1,355
5 Iowa 2-0 1,263
6 Clemson 1-1 1,246
7 Texas A&M 2-0 1,206
8 Cincinnati 2-0 1,149
9 Ohio State 1-1 1,029
10 Penn State 2-0 1,005
11 Florida 2-0 935
12 Notre Dame 2-0 926
13 UCLA 2-0 804
14 Iowa State 1-1 593
15 Virginia Tech 2-0 591
16 Coastal Carolina 2-0 562
17 Ole Miss 2-0 550
18 Wisconsin 1-1 499
19 Arizona State 2-0 341
20 Arkansas 2-0 277
21 North Carolina 1-1 268
22 Auburn 2-0 233
23 BYU 2-0 213
24 Miami 1-1 177
25 Michigan 2-0 163

Others receiving votes: UCF 111; TCU 103; Liberty 52; Michigan State 44; USC 39; Indiana 34; LSU 31; Kansas State 30; Nevada 28; Oklahoma State 27; Texas 23; Maryland 14; Pitt 13; Kentucky 13; Stanford 10; Utah 9; Boston College 8; Arizona 6; Texas Tech 2; Fresno State 2; Toledo 2; Army 1.





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