The Florida Gators continued their rise in the weekly top 25 rankings, checking in at No. 11 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 12 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll after taking down then-No. 3 Ole Miss 38-10 on Saturday night.
Last week, the Gators were listed at No. 25 in the AP rankings and No. 23 in the USA Today poll. Florida now has 935 votes (+795) in the Week 5 AP rankings and 755 votes (+614) in the USA Today poll.
The Gators ended a 25-week unranked streak last Sunday after being unranked to kick off the 2015 campaign for the second time since 2003 (AP) and 1991 (USA Today).
AP Top 25
1-5: Ohio State (38), TCU (5), Baylor (10), Michigan State, Utah (7)
6-10: Clemson, LSU, Alabama, Texas A&M (1), Oklahoma
11-15: Florida, Florida State, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Notre Dame
16-20: Stanford, USC, Michigan, Georgia, UCLA
21-25: Oklahoma State, Iowa, California, Toledo, Boise State
USA Today Coaches’ Poll
1-5: Ohio State (50), TCU (4), Michigan State (1), Baylor, LSU
6-10: Clemson, Utah (1), Florida State, Oklahoma, Alabama
11-15: Texas A&M, Florida, Ole Miss, Northwestern, Notre Dame
16-20: Georgia, USC, Stanford, Oklahoma State, UCLA
21-25: Michigan, Cal, Iowa, Boise State, Memphis
Seven SEC coaches will be voting in the coaches’ poll this season: Gus Malzahn (Auburn), Les Miles (LSU), Gary Pinkel (Missouri), Mark Richt (Georgia), Nick Saban (Alabama), Steve Spurrier (South Carolina), Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M)
Miles, Richt, Saban and Spurrier all voted in 2013 and 2014 with Pinkel and Sumlin also voting in 2014.
Coaches from five of UF’s 12 opponents will be voting: Miles, Pinkel, Richt, Spurrier, Jimbo Fisher (Florida State)