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Sep 7, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes fans in attendance cheer during the second half of the game against the Florida Gators at Sun Life Stadium. Miami defeated Florida 21-16. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA College Football Top 25: Miami Hurricanes debut at #17, Alabama Crimson Tide still top pick

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Despite a bye week, the Alabama Crimson Tide was once again a unanimious number pick for the top team in the country in this weeks edition of the WBN College Football Top 25.  There was some shuffling in the top five as Oregon jumped a spot to number two and Clemson and Texas A&M surged into the top five.  The shuffling continued as South Carolina dropped six spots after losing to Georgia and Florida six spots after losing to Miami.

Miami rode their Florida win to debut at #17 in the WBN poll, the highest debut this year.  Mississippi also debuted in this weeks poll at #25.  Texas and USC were the two teams to drop out this week.

 

  1. (1)   Alabama (8)  (1-0)  200 – @ #5 Texas A&M
  2. (3)  Oregon  (2-0)  191 –  vs Tennessee
  3. (2)  Ohio State (2-0) 181 – @ California
  4. (6)  Clemson (2-0)  176 – @ NC State
  5. (7)  Texas A&M (2-0) 164 – vs #1 Alabama
  6. (4)  Stanford (1-0)  161 – @ Army
  7. (10)  Louisville (2-0) 147 – @ Kentucky
  8. (8)  LSU  (2-0)  144 – vs Kent State
  9. (11)  Georgia  (1-1)  142  – vs North Texas
  10. (12)   FSU  (1-0)  125 – vs Nevada
  11. (5)  South Carolina (1-1)  120 – vs Vanderbilt
  12. (15)  Michigan  (2-0)  113 – vs Akron
  13. (13)  Oklahoma State (2-0)  107 – vs Lamar
  14. (17)  Oklahoma  (2-0)  (87) – vs Tulsa
  15. (9)  Florida (1-1)  (80) – BYE
  16. (19)  UCLA (1-0)  (69) – @ #22 Nebraska
  17. (–)  Miami  (2-0)  (65) – BYE
  18. (21)  Washington (1-0)  (61) – vs Illinois @ Chicago
  19. (14)  Notre Dame (1-1)  (55) – @ Purdue
  20. (22)  Northwestern (2-0) (46) – vs Western Michigan
  21. (20)  Wisconsin  (2-0)  (39) – @ Arizona State
  22. (18)  Nebraska  (2-0)  (37)  –  vs #16  UCLA
  23. (23)  TCU (1-1)  (33) – @ Texas Tech
  24. (25)  Baylor  (2-0) (30) – BYE
  25. (–)  Mississippi  (2-0)  (12) – @ Texas

OTHERS GETTING VOTES:  Texas (10), Mississippi State (2), Arizona State (2)

The WBN Poll is published every Monday on the Wildcat Blue Nation.  Poll voters this week were:  Paul Jordan,  Logan Jeffiries, Brian True, Dominick Allen, Josh Kays, Chazz Griffiths, Tyler Ross, and Alan Smith.    

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