Georgia moves up in AP Poll after Ohio State loss
The Georgia Bulldogs were off this week as they prepare for their game in Jacksonville, Fla., against Florida. But thanks to Purdue blowing out Ohio State, the Bulldogs were able to move up to No. 7 in this week’s AP Poll. Georgia came in at No. 6 in the Coaches Poll this week.
The previously mentioned Buckeyes were the only top-10 team to lose this week, falling 49-20 at Purdue. The Bulldogs are now one of three SEC teams in the top seven as Alabama is still No. 1 and LSU is now No. 4.
The new top four in the AP Poll is No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Notre Dame and No. 4 LSU. Michigan is now No. 5 after its 21-7 road win over previously No. 24 Michigan State. Ohio State fell all the way to No. 11 after the loss.
There are a total of six SEC teams ranked this week, as Florida is No. 9, Kentucky is No. 12 and Texas A&M is No. 16. Mississippi State dropped out of the rankings after it lost 19-3 to LSU.
Kentucky, LSU and Alabama are all on byes this coming week, while Georgia, Florida and Texas A&M had their bye weeks this weekend. LSU and Alabama face each other on Nov. 3, which is the same day that Georgia visits on Kentucky.
Georgia and Florida kickoff at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS on Saturday at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. WSB Radio will also broadcast the game on 95.5 FM or AM 750. And before the game, ESPN’s College GameDay will be on hand to preview the game. This will be the first time since 2005 that College GameDay has visited the annual rivalry game. This is the first ranked matchup between Georgia and Florida since 2012.
Below you can find the full AP Poll Top 25 for Week 9.
AP Poll Top 25 Week 9
1. Alabama (8-0)
2. Clemson (7-0)
3. Notre Dame (7-0)
4. LSU (7-1)
5. Michigan (7-1)
6. Texas (6-1)
7. Georgia (6-1)
8. Oklahoma (6-1)
9. Florida (6-1)
10. UCF (7-0)
11. Ohio State (7-1)
12. Kentucky (7-1)
13. West Virginia (5-1)
14. Washington State (6-1)
15. Washington (6-2)
16. Texas A&M (5-2)
17. Penn State (5-2)
18. Iowa (6-1)
19. Oregon (5-2)
20. Wisconsin (5-2)
21. South Florida (7-0)
22. Utah (5-2)
23. NC State (5-1)
24. Stanford (5-2)
25. App State (5-1)
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