Texas Takes Top Spot In Latest AP Poll

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Sunday, October 12, 2008. (AP) -- The Texas Longhorns are the new number-1 team in the weekly Associated Press top-25 college football poll. The 'Horns, who were fifth in last week's poll, staked their claim to the top spot with a 45-35 win over then number-1 Oklahoma yesterday.

Following the Longhorns in the poll is Alabama. The Crimson Tide received 26 first place votes, compared to 39 for Texas.

Rounding out the top-five spots this week are Penn State, Oklahoma and Florida.

The second-five this week features Southern California, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, BYU and Georgia.

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