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Alabama remains No. 1 in AP and USA Today rankings after Florida win

John Metchie runs up the sideline from two Florida defenders
Photo by Crimson Tide Photo

Following its first road game of the season against Florida, Alabama was able to main the No. 1 ranking in both of the national polls following its 31-29 victory.

Both rankings were released Sunday morning with the Crimson Tide landing atop the USA Today Coaches Poll with 64 of the possible 65 first place votes. In the Associated Press’ rankings, Alabama grabbed 59 of the 62 possible first place votes.

Finishing behind Alabama in both rankings was Georgia who came off an impressive victory over South Carolina.

Below are the full rankings for both polls:

USA Today Coaches Poll

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Oregon
  5. Texas A&M
  6. Iowa
  7. Clemson
  8. Penn State
  9. Cincinatti
  10. Notre Dame
  11. Florida
  12. Ohio State
  13. Ole Miss
  14. Iowa State
  15. Wisconsin
  16. BYU
  17. Coastal Carolina
  18. Arkansas
  19. Michigan
  20. North Carolina
  21. Michigan State
  22. Oklahoma State
  23. Auburn
  24. UCLA
  25. Fresno State

AP Top 25

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Oregon
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Iowa
  6. Penn State
  7. Texas A&M
  8. Cincinatti
  9. Clemson
  10. Ohio State
  11. Florida
  12. Notre Dame
  13. Ole Miss
  14. Iowa State
  15. BYU
  16. Arkansas
  17. Coastal Carolina
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Michigan
  20. Michigan State
  21. North Carolina
  22. Fresno State
  23. Auburn
  24. UCLA
  25. Kansas State

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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77

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