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Poll Watch: West Virginia Stays In Top 15

There was not a lot of #TeamChaos so the polls remain relatively stagnant.

NCAA Football: Youngstown State at West Virginia Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

AP Poll Week 3

Rank Team Previous Movement
Rank Team Previous Movement
1 Alabama (48) 1 -
2 Clemson (12) 2 -
3 Georgia 3 -
4 Ohio State 4 -
5 Oklahoma 6 1
6 Wisconsin 5 -1
7 Auburn 7 -
8 Notre Dame 8 -
9 Stanford 10 1
10 Washington 9 -1
11 Penn State 12 1
12 LSU 11 -1
13 Virginia Tech 12 -1
14 West Virginia 14 -
15 TCU 16 1
16 Mississippi State 18 2
17 Boise State 20 3
18 UCF 19 1
19 Michigan 21 2
20 Oregon 23 3
21 Miami 22 1
22 USC 17 -5
23 Arizona State - -
24 Oklahoma State 24 -
25 Michigan State 15 -10
Others Receiving Votes Utah 92, Texas A&M 90, Boston College 45, Houston 32, Maryland 30, Colorado 25, Iowa 23, Kentucky 19, Duke 10, NC State 9, Mississippi 5, Hawaii 5, Washington St. 4, South Florida 3, South Carolina 2, Florida St. 1.
AP Poll - Week 3 AP.com

Coaches Poll Week 3

Rank Team Previous Movement
Rank Team Previous Movement
1 Alabama (59) 1 -
2 Clemson (3) 2 -
3 Georgia 3 -
4 Ohio State 4 -
5 Oklahoma 5 -
6 Wisconsin 6 -
7 Auburn 7 -
8 Notre Dame 8 -
9 Stanford 9 -
10 Penn State 10 -
11 Virginia Tech 14 +3
12 Washington 11 -1
13 LSU 13 +1
14 TCU 16 +2
15 West Virginia 17 +2
16 Mississippi State 18 +2
17 Boise State 19 +2
18 UCF 20 +2
19 Oklahoma State 23 +4
20 Miami (FL) 21 +1
21 USC 12 -9
22 Michigan 22 -
23 Oregon 23 NR
24 Michigan State 24 -11
25 Arizona State 25 NR
Others receiving votes Texas A&M 87; Utah 86; Houston 46; South Carolina 43; Boston College 37; Kentucky 34; South Florida 27; Washington State 21; Colorado 20; Florida State 17; NC State 16; Iowa 15; Duke 13; Appalachian State 12; Cincinnati 11; Hawaii 10; Maryland 9; Missouri 8; Vanderbilt 3; Memphis 3; Arkansas State 1; Texas 1.
Coaches Poll Week 3 USAToday Sports

The Mountaineers remain at number 14 in the AP as there is little movement in the top 14. Washington falls a spot because voters hate the West Coast and Penn State jumps up because Pitt is still viewed as a Power 5 program despite being awful at everything.

The West Virginia Mountaineers move up two spots into the Top 15 in the coaches poll after their 52-17 win over Youngstown State. The biggest mover in the coaches poll were the Oklahoma State Cowboys, who rose 4 spots to 19th while Michigan State following their 16-13 defeat at the hands of the Arizona State Sun Devils drop 11 spots to number 23.

The voters swap the Virginia Tech Hokies and Washington Huskies because Florida State is a name program and Virginia Tech is still getting credit for beating a “name” rather than the fact that FSU currently isn’t very good.