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October 24, 2021 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts CP Last Week
1 < 1 Georgia (63) SEC 7-0 1575 *1 DNP
2 < 2 Cincinnati AAC 7-0 1477 2 W 27-20 A Navy
3 < 4 Alabama SEC 7-1 1417 3 W 52-24 H Tennessee
4 < 3 Oklahoma Big 12 8-0 1383 4 W 35-23 A Kansas
5 < 5 Ohio State Big Ten 6-1 1311 5 W 54-7 A Indiana
6 < 6 Michigan Big Ten 7-0 1270 6 W 33-7 H Northwestern
7 < 10 Oregon Pac-12 6-1 1165 8 W 34-31 A UCLA
8 < 9 Michigan State Big Ten 7-0 1160 7 DNP
9 < 11 Iowa Big Ten 6-1 1035 10 DNP
10 < 12 Mississippi SEC 6-1 1034 9 W 31-17 H LSU
11 < 13 Notre Dame Ind 6-1 922 11 W 31-16 H USC
12 < 15 Kentucky SEC 6-1 849 12 DNP
13 < 16 Wake Forest ACC 7-0 801 13 W 70-56 A Army
14 < 17 Texas A&M SEC 6-2 700 14 W 44-14 H South Carolina
15 < 8 Oklahoma State Big 12 6-1 682 15 L 24-21 A Iowa State
16 < 20 Baylor Big 12 6-1 513 18 DNP
17 < 23 Pittsburgh ACC 6-1 510 19 W 27-17 H Clemson
18 < 19 Auburn SEC 5-2 481 21 DNP
19 < 21 SMU AAC 7-0 473 16 W 55-26 H Tulane
20 < 7 Penn State Big Ten 5-2 471 17 L 20-18 (9OT) H Illinois
21 < 22 San Diego State MWC 7-0 390 20 W 20-14 A Air Force
22 < NR Iowa State Big 12 5-2 298 23 W 24-21 H #8 Oklahoma State
23 < 24 UTSA C-USA 8-0 235 22 W 45-16 A Louisiana Tech
24 < 14 Coastal Carolina Sun Belt 6-1 132 24 L 30-27 A Appalachian State
25 < NR BYU Ind 6-2 44 RV W 21-19 A Washington State
RV < NR Arkansas SEC 36 RV W 45-3 H Arkansas-Pine Bluff
RV < NR Louisiana Sun Belt 32 RV W 28-27 A Arkansas State
RV < 18 NC State ACC 28 25 L 31-30 A Miami (FL)
RV < NR Houston AAC 12 RV W 31-24 (1OT) H East Carolina
RV < NR Virginia ACC 9 RV W 48-40 H Georgia Tech
RV < NR Arizona State Pac-12 7 RV DNP
RV < NR Oregon State Pac-12 7 RV W 42-34 H Utah
RV < NR Texas Big 12 6 RV DNP
RV < NR Appalachian State Sun Belt 5 RV W 30-27 H #14 Coastal Carolina
RV < NR Florida SEC 3 RV DNP
RV < NR Minnesota Big Ten 1 NR W 34-16 H Maryland
RV < NR UCLA Pac-12 1 NR L 34-31 H #10 Oregon
NR < 25 Purdue Big Ten 0 NR L 30-13 H Wisconsin
NR < NR Air Force MWC 0 RV L 20-14 H #22 San Diego State
NR < NR Fresno State MWC 0 RV W 34-32 H Nevada
NR < NR Liberty Ind 0 RV W 35-26 A North Texas
NR < NR Utah Pac-12 0 RV L 42-34 A Oregon State

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
SEC 6 9.7 6056
Big Ten 5 9.6 5247
Big 12 4 14.3 2876
AAC 2 10.5 1950
ACC 2 15.0 1311
Ind 2 18.0 966
Pac-12 1 7.0 1165
MWC 1 21.0 390
C-USA 1 23.0 235
Sun Belt 1 24.0 132

Milestones

Last Appearances:
- Mississipppi makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the final 2015 poll (90 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Georgia's Top 10 streak reaches 10
- Coastal Carolina's Top 25 streak reaches 20

Total Appearances:
- Auburn reaches 600 appearances (#13)
- Coastal Carolina reaches 20 appearances and ties Duquesne for #100
- Iowa reaches 350 appearances (#24)
- Iowa State reaches 70 appearances (#70)
- Michigan reaches 880 appearances (#2)
- Michigan State ties Wisconsin for #22
- Oklahoma reaches 870 appearances (#3)
- San Diego State ties Hawaii for #95
- UTSA ties 8 others for #148

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.