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Alabama Football Remains Firmly No. 1 in Latest AP, Coaches Polls

The Crimson Tide retained 64 of the 65 first-place votes in the ACFA Coaches Poll after defeating Southern Miss 63-14 on Saturday.

Alabama football remains on top of the college football mountain as the latest USA Today Sports ACFA Coaches Poll and AP Top 25 were released on Sunday.

The Crimson Tide received 64 of the 65 first-place votes in the coaches poll, with the No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs receiving the only remaining vote.

Around the rest of the Southeastern Conference, Florida is the only other SEC team ranked in the top 10, coming in at No. 9. Arkansas is next at No. 11 while Ole Miss — who plays Alabama this coming Saturday — is ranked No. 12.

After losing to the Razorbacks, Texas A&M took quite a tumble. The Aggies fell from fifth all the way down to No. 13. Despite escaping with a narrow victory against unranked Georgia State, Auburn moves up one spot to No. 22. Kentucky enters the fray, now ranked No. 23 after a win over South Carolina.

LSU received 36 votes but remains unranked.

Outside of the SEC, Clemson took a huge fall after losing to N.C. State. The Tigers fell from seventh all the way down to No. 19 after starting the season 2-2.

In the AP Top 25, Alabama held 58 first-place votes with Georgia taking the other four. Arkansas and Florida are the only other SEC teams ranked in the top 10 teams, with the Razorbacks being ranked No. 8 and the Gators No. 10.

Ole Miss comes in at No. 12 while Texas A&M is No. 15. Auburn is the only other ranked SEC team, placing No. 22 this week.

Clemson fell all the way from ninth to No. 25.

Here are the full rankings from both the AP Top 25 and USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll with four weeks of college football having been completed:

AP Top 25 - Week 5

Rank, Team, Record, Points, First-Place Votes

1. Alabama (4-0) 1,546 (58) 

2. Georgia (4-0) 1,492 (4) 

3. Oregon (4-0) 1,411 

4. Penn State (4-0) 1,283 

5. Iowa (4-0) 1,277 

6. Oklahoma (4-0) 1,212 

7. Cincinnati (3-0) 1,154 

8. Arkansas (4-0) 1,094 

9. Notre Dame (4-0) 1,076 

10. Florida (3-1) 1,019

11. Ohio State (3-1) 1,005 

12. Ole Miss (3-0) 852 

13. Brigham Young (4-0) 748 

14. Michigan (4-0) 677 

15. Texas A&M (3-1) 651 

16. Coastal Carolina (4-0) 613 

17. Michigan State (4-0) 581 

18. Fresno State (4-1) 415 

19. Oklahoma State (4-0) 341 

20. UCLA (3-1) 316 

21. Baylor (4-0) 233 

22. Auburn (3-1) 197 

23. North Carolina State (3-1) 145 

24. Wake Forest (4-0) 142 

25. Clemson (2-2) 138 

Others receiving votes: Texas 131, Maryland 91, San Diego State 57, Boston College 55, SMU 44, Kentucky 26, Iowa State 25, LSU 24, Arizona State 23, Virginia Tech 20, Wisconsin 13, Rutgers 6, Kansas State 5, UTSA 4, Oregon State 4, Louisville 3, North Carolina 1

USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll - Week 5

Rank, Team, Record, Points, First-Place Votes

1. Alabama 4-0 1624 (64)

2. Georgia 4-0 1558 (1)

3. Oregon 4-0 1467

4. Oklahoma 4-0 1395

5. Iowa 4-0 1319

6. Penn State 4-0 1286

7. Notre Dame 4-0 1187

8. Cincinnati 3-0 1185

9. Florida 3-1 1101

10. Ohio State 3-1 1030

11. Arkansas 4-0 1016

12. Mississippi 3-0 916

13. Texas A&M 3-1 744

14. Michigan 4-0 674

15. Brigham Young 4-0 670

16. Michigan State 4-0 583

16. Coastal Carolina 4-0 583

18. Oklahoma State 4-0 459

19. Clemson 2-2 389

20. UCLA 3-1 312

21. Fresno State 4-1 251

22. Auburn 3-1 244

23. Kentucky 4-0 179

24. Baylor 4-0 134

25. Wake Forest 4-0 119

Others receiving votes: Texas 101; Boston College 91; NC State 70; San Diego State 69; Maryland 59; Wisconsin 56; Southern Methodist 54; Virginia Tech 39; Louisiana State 36; Iowa State 31; Army 23; Arizona State 12; Texas-San Antonio 11; Liberty 11; North Carolina 10; Central Florida 9; Oregon State 7; UL Lafayette 3; Appalachian State 3; Louisville 2; Indiana 2; Wyoming 1.