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Alabama & Clemson Claim Top 2 Rankings

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Alabama & Clemson Claim Top 2 Rankings - Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 5 – Sept. 30
Offense - RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St
Defense - CB Jalen Davis - Utah St.

Team of the Week – Auburn

Photo - QB Luke Falk - Washington St.

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 5 – Oct. 2
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 5-0
2 Clemson 5-0
3 Oklahoma 4-0
4 Penn State 5-0
5 Washington 5-0
6 Georgia 5-0
7 Wisconsin 5-0
8 Michigan 4-0
9 TCU 4-0
10 Ohio State 4-1
11 Washington State 5-0
12 Auburn 4-1
13 Miami 3-0
14 San Diego St 5-0
15 Oklahoma State 4-1
16 Notre Dame 4-1
17 Southern Cal 4-1
18 Louisville 4-1
19 South Florida 5-0
20 Utah 4-0
21 Virginia Tech 4-1
22 North Carolina St. 4-1
23 West Virginia 3-1
24 Florida 3-1
25 UCF 3-0

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama (44) 5-0 1506
2 Clemson (17) 5-0 1475
3 Oklahoma 4-0 1392
4 Penn State 5-0 1325
5 Georgia 5-0 1237
6 Washington 5-0 1218
7 Michigan 4-0 1115
8 TCU 4-0 1079
9 Wisconsin 4-0 1028
10 Ohio State 4-1 1016
11 Washington State 5-0 980
12 Auburn 4-1 802
13 Miami 3-0 782
14 USC 4-1 713
15 Oklahoma State 4-1 664
16 Virginia Tech 4-1 549
17 Louisville 4-1 507
18 South Florida 5-0 440
19 San Diego State 5-0 373
20 Utah 4-0 358
21 Florida 3-1 349
Notre Dame 4-1 349
23 West Virginia 3-1 221
24 NC State 4-1 149
25 UCF 3-0 120

Dropped from rankings: Mississippi State 24, LSU 25

Others receiving votes: Oregon 19, Florida State 15, Georgia Tech 10, Texas Tech 10, Stanford 8, Navy 7, Kansas State 3, Memphis 2, Texas A&M 2, Maryland 1, Troy 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Alabama Smashes Vandy to Hold #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

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Top Ten Clubs Remain Unbeaten
Alabama Smashes Vandy to Hold #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 4 – Sept. 25
Offense – RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St
Defense – DE Bradley Chubb - North Carolina St.

Team of the Week – Georgia

Photo - RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 5 - Sept. 25
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 4-0
2 Oklahoma 4-0
3 USC 4-0
4 Clemson 4-0
5 Penn State 4-0
6 Washington 4-0
7 Wisconsin 4-0
8 Michigan 4-0
9 Georgia 4-0
10 TCU 4-0
11 Ohio State 3-1
12 Miami 2-0
13 San Diego St 4-0
14 Virginia Tech 4-0
15 Oklahoma State 3-1
16 Notre Dame 3-1
17 Auburn 3-1
18 Washington State 4-0
19 Louisville 3-1
20 South Florida 4-0
21 Mississippi St. 3-1
22 Utah 4-0
23 West Virginia 3-1
24 Florida 2-1
25 LSU 3-1

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama (52) 4-0 1515
2 Clemson (8) 4-0 1458
3 Oklahoma (1) 4-0 1397
4 Penn State 4-0 1304
5 USC 4-0 1247
6 Washington 4-0 1188
7 Georgia 4-0 1136
8 Michigan 4-0 1088
9 TCU 4-0 1028
10 Wisconsin 4-0 1023
11 Ohio State 3-1 1016
12 Virginia Tech 4-0 828
13 Auburn 3-1 701
14 Miami 2-0 693
15 Oklahoma State 3-1 665
16 Washington State 4-0 551
17 Louisville 3-1 502
18 South Florida 4-0 406
19 San Diego State 4-0 365
20 Utah 4-0 356
21 Florida 2-1 342
22 Notre Dame 3-1 246
23 West Virginia 3-1 212
24 Mississippi State 3-1 148
25 LSU 3-1 92

Dropped from rankings: Florida State 12, Oregon 24

Others receiving votes: NC State 87, Duke 79, Texas Tech 40, Florida State 35, Memphis 26, Iowa 16, Stanford 8, California 7, Colorado 5, UCF 4, Minnesota 3, Kansas State 3, Oregon 3, Tennessee 1, Wake Forest 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Sooners' Shock Buckeyes' - Move to #2 in Top 25 Poll

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Sooners' Shock Buckeyes' With Huge Win in Columbus
Oklahoma Moves To #2 Behind Alabama
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Players of the Week 2 – Sept. 13
Offense – QB Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma

Photo - QB Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma

Team of the Week – Oklahoma

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 2 - Sept. 12
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 2-0
2 Oklahoma 2-0
3 USC 2-0
4 Clemson 2-0
5 Penn State 2-0
6 Washington 2-0
7 Wisconsin 2-0
8 Ohio State 1-1
9 Oklahoma State 2-0
10 LSU 2-0
11 Louisville 2-0
12 Michigan 2-0
13 Georgia 2-0
14 Auburn 1-1
15 Stanford 1-1
16 South Florida 2-0
17 Miami 1-0
18 Kansas State 2-0
19 Virginia Tech 2-0
20 Washington State 2-0
21 TCU 2-0
22 Tennessee 2-0
23 South Carolina 1-0
24 Florida 0-1 146
25 UCLA 2-0 119

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama(58) 2-0 1522
2 Oklahoma(2) 2-0 1447
3 Clemson(1) 2-0 1380
4 USC 2-0 1324
5 Penn State 2-0 1299
6 Washington 2-0 1124
7 Michigan 2-0 1107
8 Ohio State 1-1 1003
9 Oklahoma State 2-0 1002
10 Wisconsin 2-0 993
11 Florida State 0-1 944
12 LSU 2-0 935
13 Georgia 2-0 882
14 Louisville 2-0 658
15 Auburn 1-1 591
16 Virginia Tech 2-0 559
17 Miami 1-0 542
18 Kansas State 2-0 475
19 Stanford 1-1 364
20 TCU 2-0 352
21 Washington State 2-0 233
22 South Florida 2-0 188
23 Tennessee 2-0 159
24 Florida 0-1 146
25 UCLA 2-0 119

Dropped from rankings: Notre Dame 24

Others receiving votes: Utah 101, South Carolina 72, Colorado 66, West Virginia 63, Oregon 61, Maryland 42, Notre Dame 31, San Diego State 16, Houston 10, Mississippi State 3, Boise State 3, California 2, Vanderbilt 2, Iowa 2, Texas Tech 2, Michigan State 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Bama Impresses With Win Over Florida St

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Bama Impresses With Win Over Florida St in Opener - Heads Top 25 Teams

Players of Week #1
Offense – QB Josh Rosen - UCLA
Defense – LB Josey Jewell - Iowa

Photo - QB Josh Rosen - UCLA

Team of the Week - UCLA

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Sept. 5
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 1-0
2 Ohio State 1-0
3 USC 1-0
4 Clemson 1-0
5 Penn State 1-0
6 Washington 1-0
7 Oklahoma 1-0
8 Wisconsin 1-0
9 Oklahoma State 1-0
10 Auburn 1-0
11 LSU 1-0
12 Louisville 1-0
13 Michigan 1-0
14 Stanford 1-0
15 Georgia 1-0
16 South Florida 1-0
17 Florida State 0-1
18 Miami 1-0
19 Kansas State 1-0
20 Virginia Tech 1-0
21 Washington State 1-0
22 Notre Dame 1-0
23 Iowa 1-0
24 Tennessee 1-0
25 South Carolina 1-0

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

DraftInsiders.com Top 25 Teams - Bama Tops First Poll

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DraftInsiders.com Top 25 Team -l First Poll

The first DraftInsiders.com Top 25 Poll was announced Wednesday. Alabama heads the rankings and is followed by Ohio St, Southern Cal and last years’ champion, the Clemson Tigers. DraftInsiders.com will post a weekly Top 25 Poll each Monday along with the AP and Coaches polls through the championship game, January 8. 2018.
The top 25 rankings features six SEC and five ACC teams with four clubs from the Pac 12, Big-12 and Big Ten conferences.

Photo - QB Lamar Jackson - Louisville

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Aug. 30
Rank/ Team/ Record / Points
1 Alabama 0-0
2 Ohio State 0-0
3 USC 0-0
4 Clemson 0-0
5 Florida State 0-0

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6 Penn State 0-0
7 Washington 0-0
8 Oklahoma 0-0
9 Wisconsin 0-0
10 Oklahoma State 0-0
11 Auburn 0-0
12 LSU 0-0
13 Louisville 0-0
14 Michigan 0-0
15 Stanford 0-0
16 Georgia 0-0
17 South Florida 0-0
18 Florida 0-0
19 Miami 0-0
20 Kansas State 0-0
21 Virginia Tech 0-0
22 Washington State 0-0
23 West Virginia 0-0
24 Texas 0-0
25 Tennessee 0-0

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
1 Alabama (52) 0-0 1513
2 Ohio State (3) 0-0 1414
3 Florida State (4) 0-0 1396
4 USC (2) 0-0 1325
5 Clemson 0-0 1201
6 Penn State 0-0 1196
7 Oklahoma 0-0 1170
8 Washington 0-0 1150
9 Wisconsin 0-0 926
10 Oklahoma State 0-0 889
11 Michigan 0-0 881
12 Auburn 0-0 880
13 LSU 0-0 784
14 Stanford 0-0 695
15 Georgia 0-0 690
16 Louisville 0-0 629
17 Florida 0-0 624
18 Miami 0-0 492
19 South Florida 0-0 327
20 Kansas State 0-0 317
21 Virginia Tech 0-0 240
22 West Virginia 0-0 207
23 Texas 0-0 173
24 Washington State 0-0 133
25 Tennessee 0-0 114

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Bama Heads Coaches Top 25 Football Poll

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Coaches 1st Top 25 Football Poll - Aug 3, 2017
The first Coaches Top 25 Poll was announced Thursday. Alabama heads the rankings that is followed by Ohio St, Florida St, Southern Cal and last years’ champion, Clemson Tigers. The number after the team’s name is the first place votes they received in this first poll. The top ten features most of the top clubs from the premier Big five conferences.

Photo - RB Bo Scarbrough - Alabama

Coaches Football First Poll - August 3, 2017
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points/ First Week Game & Date
1 Alabama (49) - 0-0 1603 — 9/2 vs #3 Florida State
2 Ohio State (5) - 0-0 1512 — 8/31 @ Indiana
3 Florida St (4) - 0-0 1434 — 9/2 vs #1 Alabama
4 USC - 0-0 - 1415 — 9/2 vs Western Michigan
5 Clemson - (7) - 0-0 - 1367 — 9/2 vs Kent State
6 Penn St - 0-0 - 1257 — 9/2 vs Akron
7 Washington - 0-0 - 1245 — 9/1 @ Rutgers
8 Oklahoma - 0-0 - 1237 — 9/2 vs UTEP
9 Michigan - 0-0 - 959 — 9/2 vs #16 Florida
10 Wisconsin - 0-0 - 936 — 9/1 vs Utah State
11 Oklahoma St - 0-0 - 912 — 8/31 vs Tulsa
12 LSU - 0-0 - 834 — 9/2 vs BYU
13 Auburn - 0-0 - 819 — 9/2 vs Georgia Southern
14 Stanford - 0-0 - 732 — 8/26 vs Rice
15 Georgia - 0-0 - 701 — 9/2 vs Appalachian State
16 Florida - 0-0 - 681 — 9/2 vs #9 Michigan
17 Louisville - 0-0 - 676 — 9/2 vs Purdue
18 Miami - 0-0 - 472 — 9/2 vs Bethune-Cookman
19 Kansas St - 0-0 - 339 — 9/2 vs Central Arkansas
20 West Virginia - 0-0 - 319 — 9/3 vs #22 Virginia Tech
21 South Florida - 0-0 - 247 — 8/26 @ San José State
22 Virginia Tech - 0-0 - 235 — 9/3 vs #20 West Virginia
23 Texas - 0-0 - 193 — 9/2 vs Maryland
24 Tennessee - 0-0 - 155 — 9/4 vs Georgia Tech
25 Utah - 0-0 - 109 — 8/31 vs North Dakota

Others receiving votes: Washington State 99, Colorado 72, TCU 58, Boise State 49, Notre Dame 49, Texas A&M 46, Pittsburgh 45, NC State 39, Oregon 37, Northwestern 25, Nebraska 23, Arkansas 22, Memphis 22, Mississippi State 19, San Diego State 18, Appalachian State 11, BYU 10, Georgia Tech 10, Tulsa 10, Wyoming 9, Western Michigan 8, Temple 8, North Carolina 8, Houston 7, Minnesota 6, Troy 6, Iowa 5, Louisiana Tech 4, Syracuse 3, Arizona 2, UCLA 1, Colorado State 1, Maryland 1, Michigan State 1, Toledo 1, Army 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Clemson Shocks Alabama With Late TD For National Title

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Draft Insiders' / Associated Press – Final Top 25 Rankings - Jan. 11

Clemson Shocks Alabama With Late TD 35-31 in Classic Title Game

Team of Week - Clemson

Offensive Player of Game Deshaun Watson - Clemson
Defensive Player of Game Ryan Anderson - Alabama

Photo - QB Deshaun Watson - Clemson

Draft Insiders' - Top 25 Rankings
Rank/ Team/ Rec
1 Clemson - 14-1
2 Alabama) - 14-1
3 Southern Cal - 10-3
4 Washington - 12-2
5 Ohio St - 11-2
6 Oklahoma - 11-2
7 Florida St - 10-3
8 Michigan - 10-3
9 Penn State - 11-3
10 Wisconsin - 11-3
11 Oklahoma State - 10-3
12 Stanford - 10-3
13 LSU - 7-4
14 Florida - 9-4
15 Western Michigan - 13-1
16 Virginia Tech - 10-4
17 West Virginia - 10-3
18 South Florida - 11-2
19 Colorado - 10-4
20 Louisville - 9-4
21 Miami - 9-4
22 Tennessee - 9-4
23 Utah - 9-4
24 Auburn - 8-5
25 San Diego St - 11-3

AP Final Top 25
Rank/ Team/1st Place Votes / Rec/ Pts

1 Clemson (60) - 14-1 1500
2 Alabama - 14-1 1440
3 USC - 10-3 1292
4 Washington - 12-2 1277
5 Oklahoma - 11-2 1252
6 Ohio State - 11-2 1240
7 Penn State - 11-3 1130
8 Florida St - 10-3 1105
9 Wisconsin - 11-3 1032
10 Michigan - 10-3 1001
11 Oklahoma St - 10-3 920
12 Stanford - 10-3 730
13 LSU - 8-4 651
14 Florida - 9-4 640
15 Western Michigan - 13-1 619
16 Virginia Tech - 10-4 610
17 Colorado - 10-4 585
18 West Virginia - 10-3 368
19 South Florida - 11-2 358
20 Miami - 9-4 338
21 Louisville - 9-4 277
22 Tennessee - 9-4 253
23 Utah - 9-4 222
24 Auburn - 8-5 206
25 San Diego State - 11-3 113

Dropped from rankings: Iowa 21, Pittsburgh 22, Temple 23, Nebraska 24

Others receiving votes: Kansas State 83, Georgia Tech 47, Nebraska 38, Western Kentucky 32, Air Force 30, Pittsburgh 21, Boise State 19, Iowa 14, Minnesota 12, Tulsa 10, BYU 9, Temple 8, Houston 8, North Carolina 8, Washington State 1, Navy 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College and NFL football especially during the postseason team and All-star and Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and several web sites

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