The USA Today Coaches Poll is out and Oklahoma Soomers retain the top spot, but they do lose some ground as the Alabama Crimson Tide gained 14 first-place votes and Oklahoma lost five. The Boise St. Broncos were jumped by the Wisconsin Badgers impressive win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and fell to the No. 6 spot.
Fellow Mountain West team TCU Horned Frogs dropped completely out of the rankings after being upset by the SMU Mustangs in overtime, 40-33. The Air Force Falcons are still receiving votes and improved from one point last week to three this week after their overtime win over rival the Navy Midshipman, 35-34 in overtime.
The Stanford Cardinal remained at the No. 4 spot after defeating the UCLA Bruins 45-19, the Oregon Ducks moved up to the No. 9 spot while being idle and the Arizona St. Sun Devils moved into the poll after defeating the Oregon St. Beavers 35-20.