Week 5: 5 teams drop out of SMP after volatile week of college football

Five teams dropped out of this weeks Student Media Poll top 25 poll after losses by nine of last week’s top 25 teams.

Seven teams in the top 25 now come from the SEC, and Cincinnati broke into the top three after a win over Notre Dame. Kentucky joined the poll after an upset of Florida, the first victory over the Gators in Lexington since 1986.

RankTeamPointsRecordTrend
129 Alabama9895-0
211 Georgia9715-0
3Cincinnati8765-0+4
4Penn State8665-0+2
5Iowa8645-0-1
6Oklahoma8005-0-1
7Ohio State7294-1-1
8Michigan6675-0+8
9Oregon6314-1-6
10BYU6075-0+4
11Coastal Carolina5555-0+2
12Notre Dame5014-1-4
13Michigan State4925-0+4
14Arkansas4504-1-3
15Oklahoma State4115-0+6
16Mississippi3564-1-4
17Kentucky3175-0NR
18Florida2723-2-8
19Auburn2634-1+3
20Wake Forest2415-0+5
21NC State1944-1NR
22Texas1504-1NR
23Arizona State1474-1NR
24Clemson1363-2-6
25SMU565-0NR

Dropped Out: Texas A&M (15), UCLA (19), Fresno State (20), Baylor (T-22), Iowa State (24)

Receiving Votes: Iowa State (54), Texas A&M (46), Fresno State (40), Baylor (38), Virginia Tech (34), UTSA (22), Pitt (18), Stanford (17), Western Michigan (14), UCLA (13), Mississippi State (9), San Diego State (8), Boston College (6), Oregon State (4), Appalachian State (3), Army (3), Houston (3), Maryland (3), Nevada (2), Hawaii (1), Texas Tech (1)

Published by Colin Kulpa

Colin Kulpa is a student at Indiana University, and Editor in Chief of the Indiana Daily Student, one of the nation's premiere student news outlets.

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