Coaches Poll: Arkansas In, TCU Out, Georgia Falls
FAYETTEVILLE (CBS) — Congratulations, Arkansas. Pull out a dramatic double overtime victory and you get rewarded with your first top-25 appearance for the 2016 season.
The Razorbacks, fresh off a 41-38 thriller over TCU, checked in at No. 24 in the new Coaches Poll. Meanwhile, the Horned Frogs tumbled out of the top 25 after starting the week ranked 12th. Fellow Big 12 member Oklahoma State fell out of the top 25 as well following a controversial loss to Central Michigan.
Elsewhere, the ACC claims three top-10 teams with Florida State, Clemson and Lousiville. The Seminoles and Tigers swapped spots and the Cardinals moved up five places after a monster win over Syracuse on Friday night featuring a record-setting day by quarterback Lamar Jackson.
Alabama remains No. 1 after beating Western Kentucky 38-10. Georgia is this week’s biggest faller, dropping four spots from No. 9 to No. 13 after holding on against Nicholls, which was predicted in Tomorrow’s Top 25 Today.
Here’s how the rest of the top 25 looks:
1. Alabama (62)
2. Florida State (1)
3. Clemson (1)
4. Ohio State
8. Michigan State
17. Ole MIss
18. Notre Dame
20. Texas A&M
25. Miami (FL)