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College Football Rankings, Week 5: Alabama Holds Onto Top Spot; Minnesota Does Not Receive Votes

The Crimson Tide of Alabama continue their dominance of college football and stay atop the AP Top 25. Minnesota does not receive any votes despite perfect start.

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Alabama holds onto the top spot in the latest Associated Press Top 25 after defeating Florida Atlantic Saturday.

The Crimson Tide received 59 of 60 first place votes with the only other first place vote going to No. 3 LSU. Oregon jumped to No. 2 after crushing the previously ranked Arizona Wildcats, 49-0. No. 4 Florida St. and No. 5 Georgia round out the top five.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers did not receive any votes despite remaining undefeated with their 17-10 win over the Syracuse Orange Saturday. With Michigan falling out of the Top 25 following their loss to No. 10 Notre Dame, three Big Ten teams remain in the rankings: No. 14 Ohio State, No. 20 Michigan State and No. 22 Nebraska.

Here is the complete AP Top 25.

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (59) 1,499
2 Oregon 1,414
3 LSU (1) 1,346
4 Florida State 1,340
5 Georgia 1,245
6 South Carolina 1,147
7 Kansas State 1,067
8 Stanford 1,055
9 West Virginia 1,045
10 Notre Dame 1,003
11 Florida 864
12 Texas 856
13 USC 801
14 Ohio State 633
15 TCU 616
16 Oklahoma 611
17 Clemson 588
18 Oregon State 451
19 Louisville 414
20 Michigan State 348
21 Mississippi State 246
22 Nebraska 179
23 Rutgers 128
24 Boise State 114
25 Baylor 92

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