Sunday, September 28, 2008. (AP) -- Oklahoma is the new number-1 team in the latest Associated Press college football poll.
The Sooners claimed 43 of 65 first-place votes following yesterday's 35-10 win over TCU. Oklahoma was given a chance to move atop the poll when Southern California lost at Oregon State Thursday night.
Alabama is ranked second after garnering 21 first-place votes. LSU is third, ahead of Missouri and Texas.
Sixth-ranked Penn State is followed by Texas Tech, BYU, Southern Cal and South Florida.
Georgia fell from third to 11th with yesterday's 41-30 loss to the Crimson Tide. Florida dropped eight notches to 12th by losing at home against Mississippi yesterday. Auburn is 13th, ahead of Ohio State and Utah.
Number-16 Kansas is followed by Boise State, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech.
Oklahoma State, Fresno State, Oregon, Connecticut and Wake Forest round out the top 25.
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