College Football Rankings: Coaches Poll, Week 8

Following Week 7 of the season, the latest college football rankings are beginning to come out with the Amway Coaches Poll announcing its latest rankings on Sunday afternoon.

This week, a whopping seven Top 25 teams were upset, with four ranked inside of the top ten — No. 2 Clemson, No. 5 Washington, No. 8 Washington State and No. 10 Auburn. Other ranked teams to fall were No. 19 San Diego State, No. 24 Texas Tech and No. 25 Navy.

While the upsets led to a lot of change in this week’s poll, Alabama continues its stranglehold on the college football world with the No. 1 spot. The Crimson Tide are a unanimous No. 1, earning all 63 first-place votes.

Penn State moved up to No. 2, While Georgia, TCU and Wisconsin round out the top five.

Where did your favorite team land in the latest rankings?

The full USA Today Coaches Poll for Week 8 can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Alabama (63)
  2. Penn State
  3. Georgia
  4. TCU
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Ohio State
  7. Miami
  8. Clemson
  9. Oklahoma
  10. USC
  11. Oklahoma State
  12. Washington
  13. USF
  14. Virginia Tech
  15. Michigan
  16. Notre Dame
  17. NC State
  18. Washington State
  19. Michigan State
  20. UCF
  21. Auburn
  22. Stanford
  23. West Virginia
  24. Texas A&M
  25. LSU
Schools Dropped Out: No. 18 San Diego State, No. 23 Utah, No. 24 Navy.
Others Receiving Votes: Kentucky 64; Memphis 50; Virginia 42; San Diego State 39; South Carolina 19; Utah 14; Navy 9; Mississippi State 6; Boise State 4; Colorado State 4; Marshall 3; Florida 2; Georgia Tech 2; Iowa State 2.

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