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Colorado Buffaloes move up to No. 20 in Coaches and No. 21 in AP Polls

It's Colorado's highest ranking since Sept. 7, 2003.

NCAA Football: Arizona State at Colorado Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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The Colorado Buffaloes (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12) moved up despite the bye week and are now ranked No. 21 in the AP and No. 20 in the Coaches polls, respectfully. The week 10 rankings marks the Buffs’ third appearance in the polls for 2016, adding to the accomplishments after becoming bowl eligible last week for the first time in nine years.

It's the highest ranking for the Buffs in both polls since Sept. 7, 2003 (No. 17 in both).

Colorado moved into first place in the Pac-12 South with No. 16 Utah’s loss to No. 4 Washington and remain focused on the goal of winning a conference championship. It's a short week ahead for the Buffs with a Thursday matchup at home vs. UCLA.

Eight ranked teams lost last week with two of those matchup’s including two teams in the top 25. Alabama, Michigan, Clemson, Washington and Western Michigan are the only remaining unbeaten teams.

Washington State was the fourth Pac-12 team in both polls at No. 25.

Here’s the AP top 10 outlook.

1. Alabama (8-0)

2. Michigan (8-0)

3. Clemson (8-0)

4. Washington (8-0)

5. Louisville (7-1)

6. Ohio State (7-1)

7. Texas A&M (7-1)

8. Wisconsin (6-2)

9. Nebraska (7-1)

10. Florida (6-1)

Colorado and UCLA meet at Folsom Field in a "blackout" game on Thursday, Oct. 3. with national television coverage on Fox Sports 1. The Buffs will look to increase their lead over Utah in the hunt for the south. Stay tuned.

-- Don't forget to buy your Black Out shirts in time for UCLA! --