The Boise State Broncos held steady at No. 22 in the Week 8 installment of the USA Today Coaches' Poll. The Broncos weren't dominant on Saturday, but did get a 20-10 victory over the Fresno State Bulldogs to improve to 5-1 on the season.
Among three new entrants to the poll are the No. 24 Arizona State Sun Devils, who are off to a 5-1 start, including 3-0 in Pac-12 play, after a 51-17 blowout win over the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday night in Boulder. No. 20 Texas Tech and No. 25 Michigan are the other two newly-ranked teams.
Boise State remains the Mountain West Conference's lone ranked team. The Pac-12 Conference has five teams in the top 25, with No. 2 Oregon, No. 9 USC, No. 11 Oregon State and No. 23 Stanford joining Arizona State.
Here are the full rankings:
|1||Alabama Crimson Tide||1,475|
|3||Kansas St. Wildcats||1,307|
|5||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||1,251|
|8||South Carolina Gamecocks||1,012|
|10||Florida St. Seminoles||919|
|11||Oregon St. Beavers||839|
|15||West Virginia Mountaineers||677|
|16||Mississippi St. Bulldogs||671|
|17||Rutgers Scarlet Knights||495|
|19||Texas A&M Aggies||397|
|20||Texas Tech Red Raiders||274|
|21||TCU Horned Frogs||272|
|22||Boise St. Broncos||271|
|24||Arizona St. Sun Devils||133|