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College Football Rankings, Week 3: BYU Enters AP Top 25 At No. 25

The Alabama Crimson Tide remains the No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 Poll, but there are four new entrants this week at the back end: UCLA, Tennessee, Arizona and BYU take Nos. 22 through 25. This comes after a Saturday of college football that saw Louisiana-Monroe defeat then-No. 8 Arkansas, the No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers fall on the road to the Oregon St. Beavers, the No. 16 Nebraska Cornhuskers lose to UCLA and the No. 18 Oklahoma St. Sooners dropped a game to Arizona.

The top four of Alabama, USC, LSU and Oregon remains the same while Florida State and Oklahoma are tied at No. 5.

BYU beat Weber State to improve to 2-0 on the season. They beat out the Boise St. Broncos, still the first team out of the top 25. The Broncos had the week off but moved up to 106 votes. They lost to Michigan State to open the season and will play the Miami (OH) RedHawks on Saturday.

Here is the complete AP Top 25:

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (48) 2-0 1,486 1
2 USC (8) 2-0 1,414 2
3 LSU (4) 2-0 1,404 3
4 Oregon 2-0 1,299 4
5 Florida State 2-0 1,160 6
5 Oklahoma 2-0 1,160 5
7 Georgia 2-0 1,155 7
8 South Carolina 2-0 1,025 9
9 West Virginia 1-0 1,017 9
10 Michigan State 2-0 995 11
11 Clemson 2-0 868 12
12 Ohio State 2-0 772 14
13 Virginia Tech 2-0 734 15
14 Texas 2-0 716 17
15 Kansas State 2-0 714 21
16 TCU 1-0 542 20
17 Michigan 1-1 429 19
18 Florida 2-0 427 24
19 Louisville 2-0 316 23
20 Notre Dame 2-0 310 22
21 Stanford 2-0 260 25
22 UCLA 2-0 250 NR
23 Tennessee 2-0 177 NR
24 Arizona 2-0 149 NR
25 Brigham Young 2-0 110 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Boise State106, Nebraska79, Arkansas79, Oregon State77, Mississippi State70, Baylor54, Wisconsin44, Louisiana-Monroe23, Ohio17, Georgia Tech15, Oklahoma State13, South Florida12, Arizona State10, Iowa State5, Northwestern5, North Carolina1, Utah State1

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