AP Top 25: Georgia’s No. 1 streak hits 22, second-best ever; Louisville, Oregon State enter top 10

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AP Top 25 Rankings

Georgia has continued its reign as the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25, marking its 22nd consecutive week in this position, a feat second only in the 87-year history of the college football poll to Southern California’s record of 33 consecutive top spots from 2003-2005.

This achievement followed Georgia’s dominant victory over Mississippi in a highly anticipated top-10 clash. With this win, Georgia surpassed Miami’s record of 21 continuous No. 1 appearances set during 2001-02.

The top eight teams in the current AP Top 25 rankings remain unchanged. Michigan holds the second position, receiving seven first-place votes, followed by Ohio State at third, which garnered one first-place vote.

The latest AP Top 25 rankings are as follows:

  1. Georgia (10-0)
  2. Michigan (10-0)
  3. Ohio State (10-0)
  4. Florida State (10-0)
  5. Washington (10-0)
  6. Oregon (9-1)
  7. Texas (9-1)
  8. Alabama (9-1)
  9. Louisville (9-1)
  10. Oregon State (8-2)
  11. Missouri (8-2)
  12. Penn State (8-2)
  13. Mississippi (8-2)
  14. Oklahoma (8-2)
  15. LSU (7-3)
  16. Utah (7-3)
  17. Tulane (9-1)
  18. James Madison (10-0)
  19. Arizona (7-3)
  20. Notre Dame (7-3)
  21. Tennessee (7-3)
  22. North Carolina (8-2)
  23. Kansas State (7-3)
  24. Oklahoma State (7-3)
  25. Liberty (10-0)

This season marks the first in the BSC/CFP era where five major conference teams have maintained perfect 10-0 records after 10 games.

Louisville and Oregon State have made significant strides, reaching the top 10 with their highest rankings in recent years. Louisville, currently at No. 9, achieved its highest rank since 2016, while Oregon State finds itself in the top 10 for the first time since 2012.

Missouri has achieved its best ranking since 2013, now at No. 11. Following the weekend’s matches, Penn State and Mississippi, who faced defeats, dropped to Nos. 12 and 13, respectively.

Kansas dropped out of the rankings this week, replaced by Kansas State at No. 23.

Conference representation in the rankings is as follows:

  • SEC: 6 teams
  • Pac-12: 5 teams
  • Big 12: 4 teams
  • Big Ten: 3 teams
  • ACC: 3 teams
  • American: 1 team
  • Conference USA: 1 team
  • Sun Belt: 1 team
  • Independent: 1 team

For regular updates on the AP Top 25 poll, sign up for alerts, and for more information, visit the AP college football pages.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about AP Top 25 College Football Rankings

How long has Georgia been ranked No. 1 in the AP Top 25?

Georgia has extended its streak to 22 consecutive weeks as the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25, making it the second-longest run in the poll’s 87-year history.

Which team holds the record for the longest streak at No. 1 in AP Top 25?

The record for the longest No. 1 streak in the AP Top 25 is held by Southern California, who maintained the top spot for 33 consecutive polls from 2003-2005.

What are the notable changes in the latest AP Top 25 rankings?

In the latest AP Top 25, Louisville and Oregon State entered the top 10 with their highest rankings in recent years, while Kansas dropped out, replaced by Kansas State at No. 23.

How many teams from power conferences are undefeated after 10 games in this season’s AP Top 25?

This season, five teams from power conferences are undefeated after 10 games, a first in the BSC/CFP era, with Georgia, Michigan, Ohio State, Florida State, and Washington all at 10-0.

Which conferences have the most teams in the current AP Top 25?

The SEC leads with six teams in the current AP Top 25, followed by the Pac-12 with five teams and the Big 12 with four teams.

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