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Tuesday September 4, 2012Florida Football Ranked No. 23 in USA Today, No. 24 in Associated Press Weekly Polls

Gainesville, Fla.

Following its 27-14, season-opening victory over Bowling Green, the Florida football team remained at No. 23 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and dropped a spot to No. 24 in the Associated Press Poll, released on Tuesday. The Gators were rated 23rd in both of the preseason polls. UF (1-0) and Texas A&M (0-0) will meet at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN in the Southeastern Conference season opener on Saturday which will also be the Aggies’ inaugural outing as a member of the SEC.

 

There are six teams from the SEC currently ranked in the polls. Among the 12 teams on Florida’s schedule, there are four teams present in rankings: No. 3 LSU (Oct. 6 at The Swamp), No. 6 Florida State (Nov. 24 in Tallahassee), No. 7 Georgia (Oct. 27 in Jacksonville) and No. 9 South Carolina (Oct. 20 at The Swamp).

 

Associated Press Top 25 Poll

USA Today Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1.

Alabama (45)

1-0

1481

1.

Alabama (37)

1-0

1447

2.

USC (11)

1-0

1435

2.

USC (14)

1-0

1398

3.

LSU (4)

1-0

1382

3.

LSU (7)

1-0

1375

4.

Oregon

1-0

1295

4.

Oregon (1)

1-0

1286

5.

Oklahoma

1-0

1170

5.

Oklahoma

1-0

1171

6.

Florida State

1-0

1135

6.

Florida State

1-0

1144

7.

Georgia

1-0

1083

7.

Georgia

1-0

1092

8.

Arkansas

1-0

992

8.

West Virginia

1-0

1032

9t.

South Carolina

1-0

980

9.

South Carolina

1-0

943

9t.

West Virginia

1-0

980

10.

Arkansas

1-0

929

11.

Michigan State

1-0

915

11.

Michigan State

1-0

868

12.

Clemson

1-0

788

12.

Clemson

1-0

826

13.

Wisconsin

1-0

664

13.

Wisconsin

1-0

719

14.

Ohio State

1-0

634

14.

Nebraska

1-0

652

15.

Virginia Tech

1-0

604

15.

Texas

1-0

600

16.

Nebraska

1-0

603

16.

Oklahoma State

1-0

595

17.

Texas

1-0

584

17.

TCU

0-0

479

18.

Oklahoma State

1-0

558

18.

Virginia Tech

1-0

476

19.

Michigan

0-1

446

19.

Michigan

0-1

427

20.

TCU

0-0

355

20.

Kansas State

1-0

414

21.

Kansas State

1-0

339

21.

Stanford

1-0

324

22.

Notre Dame

1-0

198

22.

Notre Dame

1-0

252

23.

Louisville

1-0

190

23.

FLORIDA

1-0

204

24.

FLORIDA

1-0

145

24.

Louisville

1-0

109

25.

Stanford

1-0

131

25.

Boise State

0-1

82

 

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