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Rebels in Top 10 for the first time since 2009

NEW YORK (AP) - South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.
    
The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five teams in the top 10 for two weeks running. Alabama is third behind No. 1 Florida State and No. 2. Oregon, followed by No. 5 Auburn, No. 6, Texas A&M, No. 8, LSU and No. 10 Mississippi.
    
Georgia fell to No. 13 after losing to the Gamecocks 38-35 and Missouri was No. 18.
    
Florida State, which was off, has 37 first-place votes, losing one to the Ducks, who have 17.
    
Oklahoma held its position at No. 4 after beating Tennessee, Baylor moved up one to No. 7 with a rout over Buffalo and No. 9 Notre Dame was back in the top 10 for the first time since 2012 after moving up two spots.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:
    
        Record    Pts    Pv
    1. Florida St. (37)    2-0    1,466    1
    2. Oregon (17)    3-0    1,424    2
    3. Alabama (1)    3-0    1,346    3
    4. Oklahoma (2)    3-0    1,325    4
    5. Auburn    2-0    1,252    5
    6. Texas A&M (3)    3-0    1,195    7
    7. Baylor    3-0    1,134    8
    8. LSU    3-0    1,114    10
    9. Notre Dame    3-0    917    11
    10. Mississippi    3-0    840    14
    11. Michigan St.    1-1    832    13
    12. UCLA    3-0    807    12
    13. Georgia    1-1    729    6
    14. South Carolina    2-1    718    24
    15. Arizona St.    3-0    680    16
    16. Stanford    2-1    560    15
    17. Southern Cal    2-1    459    9
    18. Missouri    3-0    446    20
    19. Wisconsin    1-1    414    18
    20. Kansas St.    2-0    326    19
    21. BYU    3-0    246    25
    22. Clemson    1-1    209    23
    23. Ohio St.    2-1    204    22
    24. Nebraska    3-0    172    NR
    25. Oklahoma St.    2-1    126    NR    
Others receiving votes: North Carolina 82, Duke 55, Mississippi St. 55, Virginia Tech 54, Penn St. 51, East Carolina 44, TCU 42, Pittsburgh 40, Florida 31, Marshall 28, Boston College 22, Washington 14, West Virginia 14, Cincinnati 10, Virginia 6, Arizona 3, Arkansas 3, N. Dakota St. 3, Louisville 2.

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