The Florida Gators (6-1, 4-1 SEC) rose slightly 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 coming off their bye week.
Last week, the Gators were listed at No. 8 in the AP rankings and No. 14 in the USA Today poll. Florida now has 867 votes (+82) in the Week 7 AP rankings and 848 votes (+97) in the USA Today poll.
AP Top 25
1-5: Ohio State (39), Baylor (7), Clemson (6), LSU (5), TCU (3)
6-10: Michigan State, Alabama (1), Stanford, Notre Dame, Iowa
11-15: Florida, Oklahoma State, Utah, Oklahoma, Michigan
17-20: Memphis, Florida State, Houston, Ole Miss, Toledo,
21-25: Temple, Duke, Pitt, UCLA, Mississippi State
USA Today Coaches’ Poll
1-5: Ohio State (49), Baylor (10), TCU (2), LSU (1), Michigan State
6-10: Clemson (1), Alabama, Stanford, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State
11-15: Iowa, Florida, Oklahoma, Utah, Florida State
16-20: Memphis, Michigan, Duke, Houston, Toledo
21-25: Ole Miss, Temple, Georgia, Pittsburgh, UCLA
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)