Georgia became the No. Georgia was voted No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll on Sunday. This is the first time that Georgia has been ranked #1 since November 1982.

The Bulldogs (62 votes in first place) have moved up one place in the AP Top 25 presented to Regions Bank. This is a day after their preseason No. 1 Alabama lost to Texas A&M. The defending national champ Crimson Tide fell four spots to No. After its first loss of season, 5

The Aggies have re-entered the No. 1 spot after falling out of the rankings last Wednesday. 21

Alabama was among the two top-five losing teams on Saturday. This opened up opportunities for many teams to reach rare heights.

Iowa has moved up one spot to No. 2, after winning a matchup against Penn State. Since they were ranked No. 1, the Hawkeyes are at their highest ranking ever. 1, in 1985.

No. No. 3 Cincinnati is the best-ranked city in America.

No. After a victory in the Red River Rivalry against Texas, Oklahoma moved up two places.

No. 5 Alabama had 14 consecutive polls at No. 1 was snapped. It has been removed from the top three since 2019.

The Big Ten dominates this back half of the top 10, with Ohio State at No. 6, Penn State is No. 7, Michigan is eighth, and Michigan State is tenth. For the first time since 1936, the AP poll has featured five Big Ten teams in the top 10.

Oregon came in at No. 9. Kentucky moved up five places to No. The Wildcats have risen five spots to No. 11. This is their highest ranking since 2011.


The last time Georgia was No. The last time Georgia was No. 1 was in the 2008 preseason poll. However, the Bulldogs lost their lead after the first week of games — even though the Bulldogs won — and have never been back.

The Bulldogs hold the No. 1 ranking for the 16th consecutive year. This marks the first time that they have been unanimously voted No. 1.


Auburn was eliminated from the rankings after it lost for the second consecutive season. Georgia’s dominating defense smothered the Tigers.

Auburn was able to score an offensive touchdown in the Bulldogs’ defeat, the second of this season by Georgia.


According to ESPN, the only other league that has had half of the top 10 rankings is the Southeastern Conference. It has done it 23 times.

The last regular-season poll of 2019 had five top-10 FBS teams, excluding last season’s poll when FBS teams were not eligible for the poll because they were not playing a fall schedule.

SEC — 7 (Nos. 1, 5, 11, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21

Big Ten — 5 (Nos. 2, 6, 7, 8, 10,

Big 12 — 3 (Nos. 4, 12, 25,

ACC — 2 (No. 16, 22

American — 2 (Nos. 3, 23

Pac-12 — 2 9, 18.

Mountain West — 1 24

Sun Belt — 1 (No. 15

Independent — 2 (Nos. 14, 19.