2016 College Football Rankings - Week 9

AP Top 25

2MichiganMICH(1)7-01446 1
3ClemsonCLEM7-01382 1
4WashingtonWASH7-01373 1
5LouisvilleLOU6-11276 2
6Ohio StateOSU6-11143 4
7NebraskaNEB7-01083 1
8BaylorBAY6-01063 1
9Texas A&MTA&M6-11007 3
10West VirginiaWVU6-0997 2
11WisconsinWIS5-2980 1
12Florida StateFSU5-2725 1
13Boise StateBSU7-0716 1
14FloridaFLA5-1654 1
15AuburnAUB5-2641 6
17UtahUTAH7-1584 2
19LSULSU5-2352 6
20Western MichiganWMU8-0349
21North CarolinaUNC6-2328 1
22NavyNAVY5-1251 2
24Penn StatePSU5-2193NR
25Virginia TechVT5-2110NR

Dropped from rankings: Houston 11, Arkansas 17, Ole Miss 23

Others receiving votes: Washington State 84, Houston 67, Oklahoma State 62, Arkansas 14, Troy 6, USC 5, San Diego State 2, Pittsburgh 2, SMU 1

Coaches Poll

2MichiganMICH7-01486 2
4WashingtonWASH7-01434 1
5LouisvilleLOU6-11321 2
6BaylorBAY6-01194 2
NebraskaNEB7-01194 3
8Ohio StateOSU6-11137 6
9West VirginiaWVU6-01007 4
10Texas A&MTA&M6-1979 4
11WisconsinWIS5-2963 1
13Boise StateBSU7-0776 1
14Florida StateFSU5-2767 1
15OklahomaOKLA5-2692 1
16UtahUTAH7-1664 2
17AuburnAUB5-2552 7
18TennesseeTENN5-2523 1
19LSULSU5-2424 4
20North CarolinaUNC6-2388 1
21Western MichiganWMU8-0352 1
22NavyNAVY5-1243 3
24HoustonHOU6-2144 13
25Virginia TechVT5-2116NR

Dropped from rankings: Arkansas 17, Ole Miss 22

Others receiving votes: Washington State 93, Penn State 80, Oklahoma State 64, San Diego State 15, Arkansas 11, USC 7, Troy 6, Miami 5, Middle Tennessee 3, South Florida 3, Ole Miss 3, Tulsa 2, Pittsburgh 2, Appalachian State 2, Wyoming 1


  • No. 15 Auburn, Ole Miss clash in Oxford

    Two teams seemingly headed in opposite directions will clash when the Ole Miss Rebels host the No. 15 Auburn Tigers at 7:15 p.m. ET Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford (SEC Network).

  • No. 13 Broncos eye New Year's bowl

    Boise State finds itself in the favorite's role when it comes to landing the coveted New Year's Six bowl bid that goes to the top team that isn't associated with a power conference.

  • Oregon planning on employing tactics to prevent sign stealing

    Chantel Jennings breaks down the latest on the sign-stealing controversy going on in the Pac-12, with Oregon going as far as planning on taking measures to discourage it in their matchup against Arizona State this weekend.

  • No. 18 Tennessee, South Carolina renew tight rivalry

    After losing in overtime at Texas A&M and in lopsided fashion to Alabama at home, Tennessee needed last week's break before heading into the stretch run that it hopes will end with an SEC East Division title and a berth in the conference championship...

  • No. 2 Michigan tries to exact revenge from Michigan St.

    The memory of how Michigan lost to Michigan State last season is one of those indelible moments that never goes away.

  • Northwestern-Ohio St. Preview

    For the first time in five seasons under Urban Meyer, Ohio State lost a Big Ten regular-season road game. And its 20-game road winning streak also ended last Saturday night in State College, Pa., when Penn State pulled off a 24-21 upset.