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Auburn makes giant leap, Virginia Tech falls out of SB Nation FanPulse Top 25

West Virginia, not surprisingly, remains unranked.

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SB Nation released the updated FanPulse Top 25 earlier today, following an action packed opening week of college football, and while the top five teams are holding steady where they were when the preseason poll was released last month, there is some shakeup through the rest of the poll.

The Auburn Tigers make the jump up ten spots from No. 18 to No. 8 following a come from behind victory of the Oregon Ducks on Saturday. Iowa State Cyclones fall three spots after surviving a triple overtime scare against Northern Iowa.

West Virginia remains unranked.

Others receiving votes: Boise State, Memphis, Cincinnati and Virginia


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