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Baylor Ranked No. 23 In AP Poll


(September 3, 2013)--Boise State and Oregon State dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll this week and Baylor and Washington moved in.

Baylor is ranked No. 23 this week after manhandling one of the best running teams in the FCS.

The Bears defeated Wofford 69-3 Saturday night as they started their final season of play in Floyd Casey Stadium.

Texas A&M is ranked No. 7 and Texas is ranked No. 15 in the poll.

Clemson surged to its highest ranking in the poll in 25 years Monday after the Tigers won the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season.

Clemson is No. 4 in the first regular season Top 25, after the 38-35 victory against Georgia.

The Tigers received one-first place vote and have their best showing in the poll since Sept. 12, 1988, when they were No. 3.

Alabama remains No. 1 and receives 58 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Virginia Tech 35-10 to start the season.

No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Ohio State flip-flopped from the preseason rankings.

The Buckeyes received one first-place vote.

Stanford is No. 5.

AP College Football Poll

1 Alabama (58) 1-0 1497
2 Oregon 1-0 1355
3 Ohio State (1) 1-0 1330
4 Clemson (1) 1-0 1304
5 Stanford 0-0 1277
6 South Carolina 1-0 1181
7 Texas A&M 1-0 1085
8 Louisville 1-0 1073
9 LSU 1-0 971
10 Florida State 1-0 953
11 Georgia 0-1 894
12 Florida 1-0 875
13 Oklahoma State 1-0 780
14 Notre Dame 1-0 707
15 Texas 1-0 674
16 Oklahoma 1-0 612
17 Michigan 1-0 583
18 UCLA 1-0 387
19 Northwestern 1-0 320
20 Washington 1-0 315
21 Wisconsin 1-0 287
22 Nebraska 1-0 219
23 Baylor 1-0 150
24 TCU 0-1 148
25 USC 1-0 135

Dropped from rankings: Boise State 19, Oregon State 25

Others receiving votes: Miami (FL) 127, Ole Miss 50, Arizona State 48, Michigan State 42, Northern Illinois 27, Cincinnati 27, Fresno State 22, Virginia Tech 12, Bowling Green 9, Georgia Tech 8, Arizona 6, Penn State 4, Boise State 3, Virginia 2, Arkansas 1


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