After the first week of the college football season, Alabama is still at the No. 1 position. The Crimson Tide picked up 21 first-place votes to total 54 after its 52-6 victory against Southern California.
Clemson remains No. 2. Florida State moved up to No. 3. Ohio State is No. 4 and Michigan is No. 5. Houston is No. 6.
Texas is ranked for the first time under coach Charlie Strong, coming in at No. 11 after a rousing opening victory against Notre Dame. The last time the Longhorns were ranked was November 2013, Mack Brown’s last as coach.
No. 10 Wisconsin also made a big jump into the Top 25 after beating LSU. The Tigers and Fighting Irish were among seven ranked teams that lost during the first weekend of the season.