Georgia picked up 40 of 56 first-place votes and remained No. 1 for the 16th week in a row, dating back to Oct. 9, 2022 after defeating Kentucky 51-13 at home. An SEC team has been ranked No. 1 in the poll each week dating back to Sept. 29, 2019, a span of 48 weeks.
Michigan and Ohio State each moved up one slot to Nos. 2 and 3, respectively, by virtue of Texas falling seven spots to No. 9 after a four-point loss to Oklahoma in Dallas. The Sooners rose seven spots to No. 5 after the victory over the Longhorns.
Oregon State (5-1) continued to win this season with a victory over Cal, landing at No. 15, the Beavers’ highest ranking in school history.
Louisville defeated Notre Dame, 33-20, landing in the poll for the first time since Oct. 1, 2017. The Cardinals No. 13 ranking marks the team’s highest appearance since a No. 12 spot on Nov. 20, 2016.
Tennessee joined the poll for the fourth time this season, claiming the No. 16 spot after being idle in Week 6.
Washington State joined Notre Dame in suffering a road loss and both teams subsequently dropped from the poll.
The SEC and Pac-12 led all conferences with four teams each, followed by the Big Ten and ACC with three each and the Big 12 with two.
NEXT WEEK’S SCHEDULE:
No. 1 Georgia at Vanderbilt
Indiana at No. 2 Michigan
No. 3 Ohio State at Purdue
Syracuse at No. 4 Florida State
No. 5 Oklahoma is idle.
No. 8 Oregon at No. 6 Washington
Massachusetts at No. 7 Penn State
No. 9 Texas is idle.
No. 10 USC at Notre Dame
Arkansas at No. 11 Alabama
Miami (FL) at No. 12 North Carolina
No. 13 Louisville at Pittsburgh
No. 14 Ole Miss is idle.
UCLA at No. 15 Oregon State
Texas A&M at No. 16 Tennessee
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