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Sunday October 7, 2012Gators Climb to No. 4 in the Associated Press and No. 6 in USA Today Weekly Polls

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After a 14-6 upset victory over No. 4 LSU, the Gators jumped in the polls for the fifth-straight week. Florida cracked the top-five in the Associated Press Poll as they are No. 4 and moved up to No. 6 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. Last week Florida was ranked No. 10 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 11 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. UF (5-0, 4-0 SEC) will be on the road this week at Vanderbilt (2-3, 1-2 SEC), the game will air on ESPNU at 6 p.m. Florida has won two conference road games so far this season.

 

There are seven teams from the SEC currently ranked in the polls. Among the six teams remaining on Florida’s schedule, the Gators will face three teams present in rankings: No. 3 South Carolina (Oct. 20 at The Swamp), No. 12 Florida State (Nov. 24 in Tallahassee) and No. 14 Georgia (Oct. 27 in Jacksonville).

 

Associated Press Top 25 Poll

USA Today Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1.

Alabama (60)

5-0

1500

 

1.

Alabama (58)

5-0

1474

2.

Oregon

6-0

1435

 

2.

Oregon (1)

6-0

1411

3.

South Carolina

6-0

1359

 

3.

South Carolina

6-0

1345

4.

FLORIDA

5-0

1265

 

4.

West Virginia

5-0

1296

5.

West Virginia

5-0

1260

 

5.

Kansas State

5-0

1216

6.

Kansas State

5-0

1217

 

6.

FLORIDA

5-0

1165

7.

Notre Dame

5-0

1176

 

7.

Notre Dame

5-0

1152

8.

Ohio St.

6-0

1053

 

8.

LSU

5-1

961

9.

LSU

5-1

938

 

9.

USC

4-1

940

10.

Oregon State

4-0

873

 

10.

Oklahoma

3-1

872

11.

USC

4-1

812

 

11.

Florida State

5-1

819

12.

Florida State

5-1

800

 

12.

Georgia

5-1

761

13.

Oklahoma

3-1

756

 

13.

Clemson

5-1

759

14.

Georgia

5-1

733

 

14.

Oregon State

4-0

691

15.

Texas

4-1

711

 

15.

Texas

4-1

663

16.

Clemson

5-1

657

 

16.

Louisville

5-0

628

17.

Stanford

4-1

587

 

17.

Stanford

4-1

577

18.

Louisville

5-0

494

 

18.

Mississippi State

5-0

558

19.

Mississippi State

5-0

450

 

19.

Rutgers

5-0

410

20.

Rutgers

5-0

331

 

20.

Cincinnati

4-0

365

21.

Cincinnati

4-0

205

 

21.

Texas A&M

4-1

208

22.

Texas A&M

4-1

153

 

22.

Boise State

4-1

197

23.

Louisiana Tech

5-0

129

 

23.

TCU

4-1

194

24.

Boise State

4-1

114

 

24.

Louisiana Tech

5-0

131

25.

Michigan

3-2

82

 

25.

Iowa State

4-1

73

 

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