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October 5, 2008 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts CP Last Week
1 < 1 Oklahoma (51) Big 12 5-0 1608 1 W 49-17 A Baylor
2 < 2 Alabama (13) SEC 6-0 1537 4 W 17-14 H Kentucky
3 < 4 Missouri (1) Big 12 5-0 1487 2 W 52-17 A Nebraska
4 < 3 LSU SEC 4-0 1444 3 DNP
5 < 5 Texas Big 12 5-0 1374 5 W 38-14 A Colorado
6 < 6 Penn State Big Ten 6-0 1287 6 W 20-6 A Purdue
7 < 7 Texas Tech Big 12 5-0 1163 7 W 58-28 A Kansas State
8 < 9 USC Pac-10 3-1 1137 9 W 44-10 H #23 Oregon
9 < 8 BYU MWC 5-0 1103 8 W 34-14 A Utah State
10 < 11 Georgia SEC 4-1 1014 10 DNP
11 < 12 Florida SEC 4-1 977 12 W 38-7 A Arkansas
12 < 14 Ohio State Big Ten 5-1 931 11 W 20-17 A #18 Wisconsin
13 < 19 Vanderbilt SEC 5-0 833 14 W 14-13 H #13 Auburn
14 < 15 Utah MWC 6-0 815 13 W 31-28 H Oregon State
15 < 17 Boise State WAC 4-0 677 16 W 38-3 H Louisiana Tech
16 < 16 Kansas Big 12 4-1 623 15 W 35-33 A Iowa State
17 < 21 Oklahoma State Big 12 5-0 565 17 W 56-28 H Texas A&M
18 < 20 Virginia Tech ACC 5-1 485 18 W 27-13 H Western Kentucky
19 < 10 South Florida Big East 5-1 392 20 L 26-21 H Pittsburgh
20 < 13 Auburn SEC 4-2 236 23 L 14-13 A #19 Vanderbilt
21 < 25 Wake Forest ACC 3-1 205 21 DNP
22 < NR North Carolina ACC 4-1 196 NR W 38-12 H #24 Connecticut
23 < NR Michigan State Big Ten 5-1 161 19 W 16-13 H Iowa
24 < NR Pittsburgh Big East 4-1 121 NR W 26-21 A #10 South Florida
25 < NR Ball State MAC 6-0 97 NR W 31-0 A Toledo
RV < 18 Wisconsin Big Ten 96 L 20-17 H #14 Ohio State
RV < NR Tulsa C-USA 85  
RV < NR Illinois Big Ten 81  
RV < NR California Pac-10 80  
RV < NR Northwestern Big Ten 78  
RV < NR TCU MWC 70  
RV < NR Georgia Tech ACC 59  
RV < NR Kentucky SEC 49  
RV < NR Florida State ACC 36  
RV < NR Notre Dame Ind 6  
RV < NR Arizona Pac-10 5  
RV < 22 Fresno State WAC 5 L 32-29 H Hawaii
RV < 23 Oregon Pac-10 4 L 44-10 A #9 USC
RV < NR Boston College ACC 3  
RV < 24 Connecticut Big East 0 L 38-12 A North Carolina

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
Big 12 6 8.2 6820
SEC 6 10.0 6041
Big Ten 3 13.7 2379
ACC 3 20.3 886
MWC 2 11.5 1918
Big East 2 21.5 513
Pac-10 1 8.0 1137
WAC 1 15.0 677
MAC 1 25.0 97

Milestones

- Ball State makes first ever appearance in the Top 25.
- North Carolina makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 10/28/2001 poll (112 polls).
- Michigan State makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 10/16/2005 poll (46 polls).
- Texas makes first appearance in the Top 5 since the 8/18/2007 poll (21 polls).
- Wisconsin's weekly Top 25 streak ends at 11.
- Oklahoma's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 40.
- Missouri's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 20.
- USC's weekly Top 10 streak reaches 10.

Notes

  • * = Received first place votes (non-AP rankings); Hold the mouse cursor over these rankings to see the first place votes (where available) in a tooltip (for browsers that support tooltips)
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  • Polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, 1961-67 had 10 teams, 1968-88 had 20 teams, and 1989-present had 25 teams.