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Garland vs. The AP Top 25 (Oct. 4)

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -
By RALPH D. RUSSO
AP College Football Writer
    
Ohio State remained No. 1 in The Associated Press college football Top 25 and tied a poll record on Sunday, despite lagging support from the voters.
    
Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward, No. 4 Michigan State slipped and No. 5 Utah and No. 6 Clemson took big jumps.
    
After four top-10 teams lost on Saturday, the rankings were rattled and five teams received first-place votes. The Buckeyes received 38 first-place votes, their fewest this season after beginning as the first unanimous preseason No. 1. TCU has five first-place votes, Baylor received 10, Utah has seven and No. 9 Texas A&M has one.
    
Ohio State was the only team in the top 16 to have the same ranking this week as last.
    
The Buckeyes held off Indiana 34-27 on Saturday and have now been top-ranked 101 times, matching Oklahoma for the most in the 79-year history of the media poll.
    
The AP Top 25 is determined by a simple points system based on how each voter ranks college football's best teams. A team receives 25 points for each first place vote, 24 for second place and so on through to the 25th team, which receives one point. The rankings are set by listing the teams' point totals from highest to lowest. Fox 8's Garland Gillen is one of those voters.

This is Garland Gillen's 6th year as a voter for the Associated Press poll.

 
AP TOP 25RANKGARLAND GILLEN'S TOP 25
OHIO STATE1OHIO STATE
TCU2FLORIDA
BAYLOR3UTAH
MICHIGAN STATE4CLEMSON
UTAH5MICHIGAN STATE
CLEMSON6BAYLOR
LSU7TCU
ALABAMA8LSU
TEXAS A&M9FLORIDA STATE
OKLAHOMA10TEXAS A&M
FLORIDA11ALABAMA
FLORIDA STATE12OKLAHOMA
NORTHWESTERN13OLE MISS
OLE MISS14NORTHWESTERN
NOTRE DAME15GEORGIA
STANFORD16STANFORD
USC17USC
MICHIGAN18MICHIGAN
GEORGIA19NOTRE DAME
UCLA20UCLA
OKLAHOMA STATE21IOWA
IOWA22OKLAHOMA STATE
CALIFORNIA23HOUSTON
TOLEDO24CALIFORNIA
BOISE STATE25MEMPHIS


 

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