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Alabama remains No. 1 in Week 2 AP Top 25 and USA TODAY Coaches Poll; five other SEC teams featured

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Much of the same here from the SEC.

NCAA Football: Chick-fil-A Kickoff-Alabama vs Florida State John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

The Alabama Crimson Tide remain the No. 1 team in the land.

After their win over the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday night, the Crimson Tide are the top team in both the AP Top 25 and USA TODAY Coaches Poll. The Tide were nearly unanimous choices in both polls for the top spot. The Ohio State Buckeyes and Clemson Tigers were the others to receive No. 1 votes in the polls this week after wins over the Indiana Hoosiers and Akron Zips.

Apart from ‘Bama, no other SEC team could finesse their way into the Top 10. That said, five other teams from the conference are included. The LSU Tigers, Auburn Tigers and Georgia Bulldogs are all featured in the Top 20. They are the consensus 12th-, 13th- and 15th-ranked teams in the country at this point in time inside both polls.

The Tennessee Volunteers stands at 25th still in the AP Poll after their 2OT win on Monday night against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. In the Coaches Poll, the Vols land at 21st, a three-spot jump from standing at 24th prior to opening weekend.

The Florida Gators, meanwhile, saw dips in the polls following their 33-17 loss to the Michigan Wolverines. The Gators dropped five spots to 22nd in the AP Top 25, and tumbled eight spots down to 24th in the USA TODAY poll.

The Arkansas Razorbacks, South Carolina Gamecocks, Kentucky Wildcats, Vanderbilt Commodores and Mississippi St. Bulldogs all received votes in one or both polls this week.

Both full polls are featured below.

Week 6 AP Top 25

Team Rank Points Prev
Team Rank Points Prev
Alabama (44) 1 1,506 1
Clemson (17) 2 1,475 2
Oklahoma 3 1,392 3
Penn State 4 1,325 4
Georgia 5 1,237 7
Washington 6 1,218 6
Michigan 7 1,115 8
TCU 8 1,079 9
Wisconsin 9 1,028 10
Ohio State 10 1,016 11
Washington State 11 980 16
Auburn 12 802 13
Miami 13 782 14
USC 14 713 5
Oklahoma State 15 664 15
Virginia Tech 16 549 12
Louisville 17 507 17
South Florida 18 440 18
San Diego State 19 373 19
Utah 20 358 20
Notre Dame 21 349 22
Florida 22 349 21
West Virginia 23 221 23
NC State 24 149 -
UCF 25 120 -
Others Receiving Votes: Oregon 19, Florida St. 15, Texas Tech 10, Georgia Tech 10, Stanford 8, Navy 7, Kansas St. 3, Texas A&M 2, Memphis 2, Troy 1, Maryland 1

Week 6 USA TODAY Coaches Poll

Team Rank Points Prev
Team Rank Points Prev
Alabama (59) 1 1,618 1
Clemson (6) 2 1,561 2
Oklahoma 3 1,477 3
Penn State 4 1,402 4
Washington 5 1,352 6
Georgia 6 1,265 8
Michigan 7 1,218 7
Wisconsin 8 1,118 10
Ohio State 9 1,111 9
TCU 10 1,075 11
Washington State 11 952 16
Miami 12 864 13
Auburn 13 794 15
Oklahoma State 14 765 14
USC 15 758 5
South Florida 16 573 17
Louisville 17 558 18
Utah 18 510 19
Virginia Tech 19 465 12
Florida 20 387 20
San Diego State 21 377 21
Notre Dame 22 244 26
West Virginia 23 243 23
NC State 24 129 28
UCF 25 61 33
Others Receiving Votes: Florida State 55; Kansas State 35; Georgia Tech 31; Navy 30; Texas A&M 27; Stanford 18; Oregon 17; Kentucky 14; Troy 9; Maryland 6; Michigan State 2; Mississippi State 1; Memphis 1; Colorado State 1; Arkansas 1.