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Wisconsin into top 10, Cal jumps to 15th

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Wisconsin moved into the top 10 for the first time this season, landing at No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll after a weekend during which seven ranked teams lost.

The top of the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank remained mostly unchanged, with Clemson staying No. 1, followed by three Southeastern Conference teams: No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia and No. 4 LSU. Ohio State edged past Oklahoma to No. 5.

Clemson received 55 first-place votes from the media panel. Alabama had six and Georgia received one.


Notre Dame loses another big game

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) As the Notre Dame players trudged off the field, they received appreciative cheers from the Georgia fans at Sanford Stadium.

Yes, the Fighting Irish lost another big game, but they gained a new level of respect.


Michigan's promising season takes hit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Just a few weeks ago, the possibilities seemed endless for Michigan.

The Wolverines came into their fifth season under Jim Harbaugh looking like a good bet to win the Big Ten. A spot in the College Football Playoff seemed like a real possibility, and the program's first national championship since 1997 even appeared within reach.


Pitt's trick play ends UCF's 25-game run

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Mark Whipple installed the play he dubbed "Pitt Special" during the second week of training camp.

Whipple had his first-stringers run it once against the starting defense and it worked. So he made sure the Panthers practiced it during Thursday walkthroughs and tucked it in his back pocket just in case.


No. 8 Auburn holds off No. 17 Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was pleased with the performance of Bo Nix in a victory at Texas A&M on Saturday.

What made Malzahn even happier is that the freshman quarterback will likely be with him for a long time to come.


Burrow sets LSU record with 6 TD passes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) LSU always has played stingy defense. Now the Tigers have a high-octane offense and no plans at all to slow down anytime soon.

"Score, be aggressive," LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. "That's our mentality. We're going to be aggressive. We're going to go get it. We're not slowing down for anything."


No. 1 Clemson rolls to 19th straight win

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson coach Dabo Swinney was happy with the final score. He was even more pleased with how many of his players contributed to the top-ranked Tigers 19th straight victory.

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw touchdown passes in little over a quarter while reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne had his first scoring run of the season Clemson's 52-10 win over Charlotte on Saturday night.


Tua throws for 5 TDs again as Tide roll

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) The glaring sun was the only thing that slowed down Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs III early, and that was only for an instant.

Ruggs held up momentarily before pulling in his second long touchdown catch in the second-ranked Crimson Tide's 49-7 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday. He collected it and was off to the races again for a 74-yard score.


No. 9 Gators extend dominance over Vols

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Dan Mullen had some advice for Kyle Trask before the junior quarterback made his first collegiate start.

Mullen told Trask to relax and have fun. Then Mullen offered one more tidbit.


Fields totals 6 TDs, Ohio St. wins 76-5

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State coach Ryan Day says he's still trying to determine just how good the Buckeyes are after a fourth straight blowout win.

He might start to find out more next week.

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