Ohio State remains at No. 3; picks up first-place vote

Ohio State receiver Parris Campbell, right, runs past Indiana linebacker Reakwon Jones on his way to scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
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Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-high eight teams in the latest Associated Press college football poll.

After three teams in the top eight and eight ranked teams overall lost on Saturday, there was significant movement throughout the AP Top 25 , except in the first four spots.

Alabama stayed No. 1, with 59 first-place votes and Georgia remained No. 2. No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Clemson each received a first-place vote from the media panel.

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Notre Dame reached a season-high fifth after beating Virginia Tech on Saturday night. Texas jumped 10 spots to No. 9 after beating Oklahoma. The Longhorns are in the top 10 for the first time since Sept. 19, 2010, when they reached No. 7.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 6, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

RecordPtsPrv
1. Alabama (59)6-0 |1522 |1
2. Georgia6-0 |1426 |2
3. Ohio St. (1)6-0 |1420 |3
4. Clemson (1)6-0 |1331 |4
5. Notre Dame6-0 |1315 |6
6. West Virginia5-0 |1174 |9
7. Washington5-1 |1098 |10
8. Penn St.4-1 |1097 |11
9. Texas5-1 |956 |19
10. UCF5-0 |917 |12
11. Oklahoma5-1 |879 |7
12. Michigan5-1 |875 |15
13. LSU5-1 |794 |5
14. Florida5-1 |719 |22
15. Wisconsin4-1 |710 |16
16. Miami5-1 |591 |17
17. Oregon4-1 |505 |18
18. Kentucky5-1 |485 |13
19. Colorado5-0 |419 |21
20. NC State5-0 |342 |23
21. Auburn4-2 |335 |8
22. Texas A&M4-2 |257 |-
23. South Florida5-0 |144 |-
24. Mississippi St.4-2 |136 |-
25. Cincinnati6-0 |114 |-

Others receiving votes: Iowa 87, Stanford 59, Washington St. 46, San Diego St. 24, TCU 20, Appalachian St. 11, Utah 9, Utah 5, South Carolina 2, Hawaii 1.

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