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Sunday September 9, 2012Gators Move to No. 17 in USA Today, No. 18 in Associated Press Weekly Polls

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Coming off of its second-straight victory and first SEC win, the Florida football team moved up six spots to No. 18 in the Associated Press Poll and to No. 17 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. The Gators were previously rated 23rd in the Coaches’ Poll and 24th in the AP Poll. UF (2-0) will face No. 23 Tennessee (2-0) in Knoxville, Tenn. at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN. The game will be featured on ESPN’s College Gameday. This is Florida’s second SEC road game in a row and will be Tennessee’s first conference matchup.

 

There are six teams from the SEC currently ranked in the polls. Among the 12 teams on Florida’s schedule, there are five teams present in rankings: No. 3 LSU (Oct. 6 at The Swamp), No. 5 Florida State (Nov. 24 in Tallahassee), No. 7 Georgia (Oct. 27 in Jacksonville), No. 8 South Carolina (Oct. 20 at The Swamp) and No. 23 Tennessee (Sept. 15 in Knoxville).

 

Associated Press Top 25 Poll

USA Today Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1.

Alabama (48)

2-0

1486

1.

Alabama (42)

2-0

1455

2.

USC (8)

2-0

1414

2.

LSU (5)

2-0

1380

3.

LSU (4)

2-0

1404

3.

USC (11)

2-0

1363

4.

Oregon

2-0

1299

4.

Oregon (1)

2-0

1292

5t.

Oklahoma

2-0

1160

5.

Oklahoma

2-0

1203

5t.

Florida St.

2-0

1160

6.

Florida St.

2-0

1153

7.

Georgia

2-0

1155

7.

Georgia

2-0

1120

8.

South Carolina

2-0

1025

8.

West Virginia

1-0

1024

9.

West Virginia

1-0

1017

9.

South Carolina

2-0

1008

10.

Michigan St.

2-0

995

10.

Michigan St.

2-0

950

11.

Clemson

2-0

868

11.

Clemson

2-0

904

12.

Ohio St.

2-0

772

12.

Texas

2-0

730

13.

Virginia Tech

2-0

734

13.

Virginia Tech

2-0

704

14.

Texas

2-0

716

14.

Kansas St.

2-0

696

15.

Kansas St.

2-0

714

15.

TCU

1-0

649

16.

TCU

1-0

542

16.

Stanford

2-0

455

17.

Michigan

1-1

429

17.

FLORIDA

2-0

452

18.

FLORIDA

2-0

427

18.

Michigan

1-1

440

19.

Louisville

2-0

316

19.

Notre Dame

2-0

398

20.

Notre Dame

2-0

310

20.

Louisville

2-0

280

21.

Stanford

2-0

260

21.

Arkansas

1-1

246

22.

UCLA

2-0

250

22.

Wisconsin

1-1

151

23.

Tennessee

2-0

177

23.

UCLA

2-0

147

24.

Arizona

2-0

149

24.

Nebraska

1-1

135

25.

BYU

2-0

110

25.

Arizona

2-0

120

 

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