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AP Top 25: Alabama moves to No. 1, Colorado receiving votes

The polls are getting wacky.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 21 Colorado at Arizona State Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

On Sunday, the AP Top 25 was announced with a new No. 1. That would be Alabama moving past Clemson, after the Tide destroyed Ole Miss and the Tigers barely escaped North Carolina.

Elsewhere in the poll, nothing major changed, other than California (15), USC (21) and Kansas State (24) dropping from the polls after losses. Replacing those three are #20 Arizona State (who beat Cal), #21 Oklahoma State (who beat K-State), Wake Forest (lol), and SMU. (There’s a tie at 25, which is why 26 teams are ranked.)

There aren’t that many good teams in college football this year, so the voters don’t have that many options for the Top 25, which is why the Sun Devils are back in the Top 25 after losing to CU a week ago (also why Michigan State is still ranked despite them being not good). ASU beating Cal also makes CU look better, which is why the Buffaloes are unofficially 32nd in the poll.

Here is the rest of the Top 25:

  1. Alabama Crimson Tide (29 first place votes)
  2. Clemson Tigers (18)
  3. Georgia Bulldogs (4)
  4. Ohio State Buckeyes (7)
  5. LSU Tigers
  6. Oklahoma Sooners
  7. Auburn Tigers
  8. Wisconsin Badgers
  9. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  10. Florida Gators
  11. Texas Longhorns
  12. Penn State Nittany Lions
  13. Oregon Ducks
  14. Iowa Hawkeyes
  15. Washingon Huskies
  16. Boise State Broncos
  17. Utah Utes
  18. UCF Knights
  19. Michigan Wolverines
  20. Arizona State Sun Devils (wtf)
  21. Oklahoma State Cowboys
  22. Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  23. Virginia Cavaliers
  24. SMU Mustangs
  25. Texas A&M / Michigan State Spartans

Also receiving votes: California, Memphis, Appalachian State, Army, Missouri, Baylor, Colorado, Minnesota, USC, Kansas State, Tulane