Sept. 13 Football National Rankings

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by Todd Politz | Director of Digital Media
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Sept. 13 Football National Rankings

* The AP and Amway Coaches preseason polls included all eligible teams regardless of the school’s intention to play in 2020. Those who have announced cancelation of the 2020 season are not included in this poll.
NOTE: AP Poll edited below after removal of Boise St. (RV).

AP Top 25
Week 2 (Sept. 13, 2020)

Rank, Team (Record), Points (First-Place Votes), Previous*
1, Clemson (1-0), 1,524 (60), 1
2, Alabama (0-0), 1,456, 3
3, Oklahoma (1-0), 1,361, 4
4, Georgia (0-0), 1,324, 5
5, Florida (0-0), 1,237, 8
6, LSU (0-0), 1,236 (1), 6
7, Notre Dame (1-0), 1,155, 10
8, Auburn (0-0), 1,055, 11
9, Texas (1-0), 1,033, 14
10, Texas A&M (0-0), 983, 13
11, Oklahoma State (0-0), 927, 15
12, North Carolina (1-0), 892, 18
13, Cincinnati (0-0), 647, 20
14, UCF (0-0), 632, 21
15, Tennessee (0-0), 528, 24
16, Memphis (1-0), 496, NR
17, Miami (Fla.) (1-0), 463, NR
18, Louisville (1-0), 387, NR
19, UL-Lafayette (1-0), 377, NR
20, Virginia Tech (0-0), 368, NR
21, Brigham Young (1-0), 358, NR
22, Army (2-0), 244, NR
23, Kentucky (0-0), 238, NR
24, Appalachian State (1-0), 238, NR
25, Pittsburgh (1-0), 158, NR

Others receiving votes:
Baylor 146, West Virginia 81, Georgia Tech 69, TCU 49, Virginia 39, Arkansas State 34, SMU 32, Mississippi State 14, Iowa State 14, South Florida 6, Ole Miss 5, Texas Tech 5, UAB 4, Missouri 3, Air Force 2, Florida State 2, Marshall 2, Houston 1.

Amway Coaches Poll
Week 2 (Sept. 13, 2020)

Rank, Team (First-Place Vote), Record, Points, Previous*
1, Clemson (37), 1-0, 1020, 1
2, Alabama (1), 0-0, 973, 3
3, Oklahoma, 1-0, 907, 6
4, Georgia, 0-0, 904, 4
5, LSU (3), 0-0, 852, 5
6, Florida, 0-0, 837, 8
7, Notre Dame, 1-0, 760, 10
8, Texas, 1-0, 697, 14
9, Auburn, 0-0, 694, 11
10, Texas A&M, 0-0, 639, 13
11, North Carolina, 1-0, 575, 19
12, Oklahoma State, 0-0, 547, 16
13, Central Florida, 0-0, 414, 21
14, Cincinnati, 0-0, 403, 22
15, Memphis, 1-0, 314, NR
16, Louisville, 1-0, 313, NR
17, Tennessee, 0-0, 309, NR
18, Miami (Fla.), 1-0, 267, NR
19, Virginia Tech, 0-0, 265, 24
20, Kentucky, 0-0, 232, NR
21, UL-Lafayette, 1-0, 219, NR
22, Brigham Young, 1-0, 201, NR
23, Appalachian State, 1-0, 177, NR
24, Baylor, 0-0, 161, NR
25, Army, 2-0, 127, NR

Dropped Out/Removed
No. 2 Ohio State; No. 7 Penn State; No. 9 Oregon; No. 12 Wisconsin; No. 15 Michigan; No. 17 Southern California; No. 18 Minnesota; No. 20 Utah; No. 23 Iowa; No. 25 Iowa State.

Others Receiving Votes:
Georgia Tech 96; Pittsburgh 81; West Virginia 59; Virginia 56; Texas Christian 56; Southern Methodist 25; Tulane 20; South Carolina 18; Boise State 15; Marshall 14; Arkansas St. 13; Mississippi State 12; Duke 12; Texas Tech 11; Mississippi 8; Coastal Carolina 8; Iowa State 6; North Texas 5; South Florida 3.