Sunday, October 18, 2009

BUCKEYES STILL IN TOP 20; ALABAMA NEW NO. 1 IN AP POLL

Alabama Photo by the Associated Press

Ohio State, even after falling to a one-win Purdue squad Saturday, still remained in the top 20 of all the major college football polls released on Sunday.

The Buckeyes fell to No. 18 in the Associated Press and No. 17 in both the USA Today and Harris Interactive polls.

Alabama leaped ahead of Florida to No. 1 after rolling past South Carolina on Saturday night. However, the Gators remained at the top spot in the USA Today and Harris polls.

The first Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings will be announced later tonight.

Listed below are the latest polls:

AP (first place votes)
1. Alabama (39) 7-0
2. Florida (20)
3. Texas 6-0
4. USC 5-1
5. Cincinnati 6-0
6. Boise State 6-0
7. Iowa 7-0
8. Miami (FL) 5-1
9. LSU 5-1
10. TCU 6-0
11. Georgia Tech 6-1
12. Oregon 5-1
13. Penn State 6-1
14. Oklahoma State 5-1
15. Virginia Tech 5-2
16. Brigham Young 6-1
17. Houston 5-1
18. Ohio State 5-2
19. Utah 5-1
20. Pittsburgh 6-1
21. Texas Tech 5-2
22. West Virginia 5-1
23. South Carolina 5-2
24. Kansas 5-1
25. Oklahoma 3-3

USA TODAY (first place votes)
1. Florida (49) 6-0
2. Alabama (9) 7-0
3. Texas (1) 6-0
4. USC 5-1
5. Boise State 6-0
6. Cincinnati 6-0
7. TCU 6-0
8. Iowa 7-0
9. Miami (FL) 5-1
10. LSU 5-1
11. Penn State 6-1
12. Oklahoma State 5-1
13. Georgia Tech 6-1
14. Oregon 5-1
15. Virginia Tech 5-2
16. Brigham Young 6-1
17. [tie] Ohio State 5-2
17. [tie] Houston 5-1
19. Pittsburgh 6-1
20. Utah 5-1
21. Kansas 5-1
22. West Virginia 5-1
23. South Carolina 5-2
24. Texas Tech 5-2
25. Mississippi 4-2

HARRIS POLL (first place votes)
1. Florida (77) 6-0
2. Alabama (33) 7-0
3. Texas (4) 6-0
4. USC 5-1
5. Boise State 6-0
6. Cincinnati 6-0
7. Iowa 7-0
8. TCU 6-0
9. LSU 5-1
10. Miami (FL) 5-1
11. Penn State 6-1
12. Oregon 5-1
13. Georgia Tech 6-1
14. Oklahoma State 5-1
15. Virginia Tech 5-2
16. Brigham Young 6-1
17. Ohio State 5-2
18. Houston 5-1
19. Utah 5-1
20. Pittsburgh 6-1
21. Kansas 5-1
22. Texas Tech 5-2
23. West Virginia 5-1
24. South Florida 5-1
25. Oklahoma 3-3