Boise State football receives Top 25 votes; watch video wrap-up of Boise State’s win

By Chadd Cripe
ccripe@idahostatesman.com
© 2013 Idaho Statesman

The Fresno State football team jumped four spots to No. 17 in The Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday.

Washington slipped four spots to No. 20 after its second straight loss.

Northern Illinois, which is Fresno State’s top competitor for a BCS berth right now, is No. 23.

In the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, Fresno State is No. 19, Washington is No. 25 and Northern Illinois is No. 23. Boise State received three points.

In the first Harris poll of the year, Fresno State is No. 18, Washington is No. 25 and Northern Illinois is No. 22.

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AP TOP 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 12, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv
1. Alabama (55) 6-0 1,495 1
2. Oregon (5) 6-0 1,438 2
3. Clemson 6-0 1,352 3
4. Ohio St. 6-0 1,330 4
5. Florida St. 5-0 1,242 6
6. LSU 6-1 1,137 10
7. Texas A&M 5-1 1,105 9
8. Louisville 6-0 1,077 8
9. UCLA 5-0 1,017 11
10. Miami 5-0 912 13
11. South Carolina 5-1 896 14
12. Baylor 5-0 849 15
13. Stanford 5-1 824 5
14. Missouri 6-0 749 25
15. Georgia 4-2 615 7
16. Texas Tech 6-0 590 20
17. Fresno St. 5-0 383 21
18. Oklahoma 5-1 380 12
19. Virginia Tech 6-1 352 24
20. Washington 4-2 309 16
21. Oklahoma St. 4-1 264 22
22. Florida 4-2 249 17
23. N. Illinois 6-0 185 23
24. Auburn 5-1 156 NR
25. Wisconsin 4-2 153 NR
Others receiving votes: Michigan 118, Nebraska 94, Michigan St. 69, Utah 47, Notre Dame 39, Oregon St. 21, UCF 19, Texas 16, Arizona St. 7, Northwestern 7, Houston 3, Rutgers 1.

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USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 12, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Alabama (58) 6-0 1,545 1
2. Oregon (3) 6-0 1,485 2
3. Ohio State 6-0 1,406 3
4. Clemson (1) 6-0 1,365 4
5. Florida State 5-0 1,293 6
6. Louisville 6-0 1,166 8
7. Texas A&M 5-1 1,156 9
8. LSU 6-1 1,098 11
9. South Carolina 5-1 1,024 12
10. UCLA 5-0 999 13
11. Miami (Fla.) 5-0 905 14
12. Baylor 5-0 890 15
13. Stanford 5-1 857 5
14. Missouri 6-0 617 NR
15. Texas Tech 6-0 587 21
16. Georgia 4-2 546 7
17. Oklahoma State 4-1 493 20
18. Oklahoma 5-1 482 10
19. Fresno State 5-0 419 22
20. Virginia Tech 6-1 297 25
21. Nebraska 5-1 278 24
22. Florida 4-2 240 17
23. Northern Illinois 6-0 224 23
24. Michigan 5-1 178 16
25. Washington 4-2 137 19
Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 124; Michigan State 83; Auburn 67; Notre Dame 60; Oregon State 23; Texas 23; Central Florida 22; Northwestern 19; Utah 18; Arizona State 13; Houston 6; Boise State 3; Mississippi 2.

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HARRIS POLL

Full poll

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MY AP BALLOT

1 Alabama
2 Oregon
3 Clemson
4 Ohio State
5 Florida State
6 LSU
7 Texas A&M
8 UCLA
9 Miami
10 Missouri
11 Georgia
12 Stanford
13 Louisville
14 South Carolina
15 Baylor
16 Texas Tech
17 Virginia Tech
18 Oklahoma
19 Wisconsin
20 Florida
21 Oregon State
22 Utah
23 Washington
24 Notre Dame
25 Fresno State

Dropped out: Michigan, Northwestern
Also considered: Northern Illinois, Michigan State, Nebraska, UCF, Auburn


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Chadd Cripe has spent the past 12 years as the Boise State football beat writer. You can follow him on Twitter @IDS_BroncoBeat.

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