Irish Slip Two Spots In AP Poll Despite Win

Auburn moved up a spot to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football behind Mississippi State and Florida State ahead of a weekend stacked with Top 25 matchups.

The Tigers hopped past Alabama after a 35-31 victory at Mississippi on Saturday. Ole Miss dropped five spots to No. 12.

The Crimson Tide is fourth and heading to No. 14 LSU next Saturday, one of six games matching top 20 teams.

No. 5 Oregon visits No. 20 Utah. TCU jumped four spots to No. 6 after its last-second victory at West Virginia. The Horned Frogs host No. 9 Kansas State.

Michigan State is seventh ahead of its Big Ten showdown with No. 13 Ohio State.

No. 8 Notre Dame, which slipped two spots after a close call against Navy, next plays at No. 11 Arizona State.
Record    Pts      Pv
1.  Mississippi  St.  (45)               8-0      1,484      1
2.  Florida  St.  (15)                      8-0      1,452      2
3.  Auburn                                  7-1      1,345      4
4.  Alabama                                7-1      1,281      3
5.  Oregon                                  8-1      1,275      5
6.  TCU                                        7-1      1,148    10
7.  Michigan  St.                          7-1      1,120      8
8.  Notre  Dame                          7-1      1,096      6
9.  Kansas  St.                          7-1      1,049    11
10.  Baylor                                  7-1          961    12
11.  Arizona  St.                           7-1          831    15
12.  Mississippi                           7-2          828      7
13.  Ohio  St.                                7-1          780    13
14.  LSU                                        7-2          717    16
15.  Nebraska                                8-1          680    17
16.  Oklahoma                              6-2          574    19
17.  Georgia                                   6-2          465      9
18.  UCLA                                      7-2          464    25
19.  Clemson                                6-2          341    22
20.  Utah                                      6-2          327    18
21.  Arizona                                   6-2          325    14
22.  Duke                                      7-1          288    24
23.  Marshall                                8-0          238    23
24.  West  Virginia                        6-3          159    20
25.  Wisconsin                            6-2            83    NR
Others receiving votes: Colorado St. 67, Southern Cal 48, Missouri 42, Georgia Tech 15, Louisville 7, N. Dakota St. 4, Stanford 4, Florida 1, Texas A&M 1.

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