After their 52-7 victory in Charlottesville over the Virginia Cavaliers, the USC Trojans have risen from 2nd to 1st in both the AP and USA Today Coaches’ Poll. The Trojans received 21 first place votes in the AP and 23 in the Coaches’ Poll.
The Georgia Bulldogs, despite leading Georgia Southern 38-0 and easing off to win 45-21, fell one spot to 2nd place. The Bulldogs received 20 first place votes in both the AP and Coaches’ Poll.
Ohio State, Oklahoma and Florida round out the Top 5 in both the AP Poll and USA Today Coaches’ Poll.