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West Virginia Moves Up 1 Spot Despite #TeamChaos

#2, #3, and #4 all lost on Saturday, yet all of them remain ahead of West Virginia.

TCU v West Virginia Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Rank AP USA Today
1 Alabama (61) Alabama (63)
2 Ohio State Ohio State
3 Louisville Louisville
4 Michigan Michigan
5 Clemson Clemson
6 Wisconsin Wisconsin
7 Washington Washingon
8 Oklahoma Oklahoma
9 Penn State West Virginia
10 West Virginia Penn State
11 Utah Utah
12 Colorado Colorado
13 Oklahoma State Oklahoma State
14 Western Michigan LSU
15 USC Florida State
16 LSU Auburn
17 Florida State Nebraska
18 Auburn Florida
19 Nebraska USC
20 Washington State Washington State
21 Florida Western Michigan
22 Boise State Texas A&M
23 Texas A&M Boise State
24 San Diego State North Carolina
25 Troy San Diego State
Dropped from rankings North Carolina 15, Virginia Tech 18, Baylor 25 Virginia Tech 22, Baylor 25
Others Receiving Votes Houston 49, North Carolina 40, Virginia Tech 36, Tennessee 21, Navy 20, Stanford 16, Western Kentucky 11, Pittsburgh 9, South Florida 8, Arkansas 7, Iowa 4, Ole Miss 2, Minnesota 1 Houston 60, Navy 43, South Florida 43, Virginia Tech 39, Troy 28, Tennessee 20, Stanford 16, Pittsburgh 6, Arkansas 5, Toledo 3, Baylor 2, Iowa 1

The Mountaineers find themselves back in the Top 10 of both polls for the first time since 2012 when the Mountaineers climbed as high as #5 thanks to the high flying offense of Geno Smith, Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey. Saturday was a chaos filled afternoon with Clemson losing to Pitt, Michigan losing to Iowa and Washington losing to USC. Despite those losses, all three teams remain ranked above West Virginia.

Thanks to the chaos of Saturday, Alabama is now the unanimous #1 team in the country, gaining all 61 first place votes in the AP Pol and all 63 in the Coaches Poll.