College football rankings, Week 9: Michigan moves up in latest USA Today Coaches Poll

Leon Halip

No. 20 Michigan moves up from No. 25 in latest Coaches Poll after their victory over Michigan State.

Michigan jumped to No. 20 in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll following their last-second defeat of Michigan State on Saturday. Michigan moved up from No. 25.

The top five teams remained the same from last week's poll, with the only difference being Florida and Kansas St. switching spots at No. 3 and No. 4. Alabama keeps the top spot after crushing Tennessee on Saturday, 44-13. The top-ranked Crimson Tide received every first-place vote. No. 2 Oregon also maintained their position in the Top 25 after defeating Arizona State, 43-21.

No. 9 Oregon State moved into the top ten, replacing No. 16 South Carolina, who have now lost two consecutive games.

Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin represent the newcomers to the list. They come in at No. 23, No. 24 and No. 25, respectively. Michigan and Wisconsin are the only two Big Ten teams in the rankings.

Below is the complete USA Today Coaches Poll

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES PREVIOUS RANK
1 Alabama 7-0 1475 59 1
2 Oregon 7-0 1403 0 2
3 Florida 7-0 1329 0 4
4 Kansas St. 7-0 1326 0 3
5 Notre Dame 7-0 1221 0 5
6 LSU 7-1 1164 0 6
7 Oklahoma 5-1 1084 0 7
8 USC 6-1 1014 0 9
9 Oregon St. 6-0 974 0 11
10 Florida St. 7-1 948 0 10
11 Georgia 6-1 850 0 12
12 Mississippi St. 7-0 800 0 16
13 Clemson 6-1 788 0 13
14 Louisville 7-0 720 0 14
15 Rutgers 7-0 637 0 17
16 South Carolina 6-2 598 0 8
17 Texas Tech 6-1 571 0 20
18 Boise St. 6-1 407 0 22
19 Stanford 5-2 401 0 23
20 Michigan 5-2 264 0 25
21 Texas A&M 5-2 229 0 19
22 West Virginia 5-2 173 0 15
23 Ohio 7-0 132 0 NR
24 Texas 5-2 109 0 NR
25 Wisconsin 6-2 104 0 NR

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