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Sunday October 21, 2012Gators Rank No. 3 in Associated Press and USA Today Weekly Polls

Gainesville, Fla.

Continuing their win streak, No. 3 Florida overpowered No. 8 South Carolina 44-11 in The Swamp Saturday. The Gators remained in the No. 3 spot in the Associated Press Poll and moved up to No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. Last week Florida was ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 4 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. UF (7-0, 6-0 SEC) will face their fourth ranked SEC opponent as they play No. 12 Georgia (6-1, 4-1 SEC) Saturday, October 27 in Jacksonville, Fla. at 3:30 p.m. on CBS. It will be the Gators’ second-straight game against a ranked SEC opponent, and third in four games.

 

There are seven teams from the SEC currently ranked in the polls. Among the five teams remaining on Florida’s schedule, the Gators will face two teams present in rankings: No. 11 Florida State (Nov. 24 in Tallahassee) and No. 12 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 (59)

7-0

1499

 

1.

Alabama (59)

7-0

1475

2.

Oregon

7-0

1424

 

2.

Oregon

7-0

1403

3.

FLORIDA (1)

7-0

1380

 

3.

FLORIDA

7-0

1329

4.

Kansas State

7-0

1333

 

4.

Kansas State

7-0

1326

5.

Notre Dame

7-0

1241

 

5.

Notre Dame

7-0

1221

6.

LSU

7-1

1172

 

6.

LSU

7-1

1164

7.

Oregon State

6-0

1106

 

7.

Oklahoma

5-1

1084

8.

Oklahoma

5-1

1065

 

8.

USC

6-1

1014

9.

Ohio State

8-0

1028

 

9.

Oregon State

6-0

974

10.

USC

6-1

944

 

10.

Florida State

7-1

948

11.

Florida State

7-1

872

 

11.

Georgia

6-1

850

12.

Georgia

6-1

745

 

12.

Mississippi State

7-0

800

13.

Mississippi State

7-0

739

 

13.

Clemson

6-1

788

14.

Clemson

6-1

713

 

14.

Louisville

7-0

720

15.

Texas Tech

6-1

653

 

15.

Rutgers

7-0

637

16.

Louisville

7-0

620

 

16.

South Carolina

6-2

598

17.

South Carolina

6-2

591

 

17.

Texas Tech

6-1

571

18.

Rutgers

7-0

539

 

18.

Boise State

6-1

407

19.

Stanford

5-2

421

 

19.

Stanford

5-2

401

20.

Michigan

5-2

300

 

20.

Michigan

5-2

264

21.

Boise State

6-1

258

 

21.

Texas A&M

5-2

229

22.

Texas A&M

5-2

252

 

22.

West Virginia

5-2

173

23.

Ohio

7-0

181

 

23.

Ohio

7-0

132

24.

Louisiana Tech

6-1

106

 

24.

Texas

5-2

109

25.

West Virginia

5-2

76

 

25.

Wisconsin

6-2

104

 

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