College football rankings: Florida Gators up in top 25 polls after win vs. Tennessee

By Adam Silverstein
September 17, 2017
College football rankings: Florida Gators up in top 25 polls after win vs. Tennessee
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Coming off yet another victory, Alabama held on to the No. 1 spot in the newest AP Top 25 released Tuesday, while the Florida Gators moved up four spots to No. 20. Florida also checked in at No. 22 in the new Coaches Poll.

Florida placed in the AP Top 25 in with 308 points, adding 162 points and moving up four spots from a week ago. The Gators gained three spots in the Coaches Poll and now check in with 312 points, up 178 from last week.

AP Top 25
1. Alabama (45)
2. Clemson (15)
3. Oklahoma (1)
4. Penn State
5. USC
6. Oklahoma State
7. Washington
8. Michigan
9. Wisconsin
10. Ohio State
11. Georgia
12. Florida State
13. Virginia Tech
14. Miami
15. Auburn
16. TCU
17. Mississippi State
18. Washington State
19. Louisville
20. Florida
21. South Florida
22. San Diego State
23. Utah
24. Oregon
25. LSU

Coaches Poll
1. Alabama (59)
2. Clemson (6)
3. Oklahoma
4. Penn State
5. USC
6. Washington
7. Oklahoma State
8. Michigan
9. Ohio State
10. Wisconsin
11. Florida State
12. Georgia
13. Virginia Tech
14. Miami
15. TCU
16. Auburn
17. South Florida
18. Washington State
19. Mississippi State
20. Louisville
21. Utah
22. Florida
23. LSU
24. Oregon
25. San Diego State

Six SEC coaches are voting in the poll this season: Bret Bielema (Arkansas), Gus Malzahn (Auburn), Derek Mason (Vanderbilt), Dan Mullen (Mississippi State), Nick Saban (Alabama) and Mark Stoops (Kentucky). Bielema, Malzahn, Mason, Mullen and Saban all voted in 2016. Saban has been a voter since 2013.

UF will see coaches from three of its 12 opponents voting in the poll: Mason, Stoops and Jimbo Fisher (Florida State). Urban Meyer (Ohio State) is also a voter, as are former Florida assistants in DJ Durkin (Maryland) and Doc Holliday (Marshall).

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