As voted on by 16 coaching legends
For the first time this season, there’s a a new look in Legends Poll top 2. Oregon took it on the chin against Stanford Thursday night, suffering its first loss of the year, 26-20.
The loss opened the door for Florida State to move into the No. 2 spot of the Legends Poll rankings. The Seminoles are second only to top-ranked Alabama, which received its first unanimous No. 1 ranking of the season.
The Crimson Tide made a statement with a 38-17 victory over LSU Saturday night. The loss sent No. 15 LSU tumbling four spots.
No. 3 Ohio State, No. 4 Baylor and No. 5 Stanford all moved up a spot in the rankings this week. No. 6 Oregon fell four spots.
No. 7 Auburn continued its quiet climb up the rankings and faces another tough test when No. 25 Georgia visits next weekend.
Clemson, Missouri and Texas A&M rounded out the top 10.
No. 17 Oklahoma dropped seven spots after No. 4 Baylor undressed the Sooners in Waco on Thursday — the biggest drop in the rankings this week.
No. 24 Texas was the lone newcomer in the top 25 this week. Texas Tech dropped out.
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THE LEGENDS POLL TOP 25
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