2016 College Football Rankings - Week 8

AP Top 25

2Ohio StateOSU6-01457
3MichiganMICH(1)6-01368 1
4ClemsonCLEM7-01337 1
6Texas A&MTA&M6-01218
8NebraskaNEB6-01037 2
9BaylorBAY6-01021 2
10WisconsinWIS4-2935 2
11HoustonHOU6-1766 2
12West VirginiaWVU5-0744 8
13Florida StateFSU5-2733 1
14Boise StateBSU6-0694 1
15FloridaFLA5-1626 3
16OklahomaOKLA4-2612 3
17ArkansasARK5-2584 5
18TennesseeTENN5-2550 9
19UtahUTAH6-1479 2
20Western MichiganWMU7-0285 4
21AuburnAUB4-2277 2
22North CarolinaUNC5-2254NR
23Ole MissMISS3-3188 11
24NavyNAVY4-1163 1

Dropped from rankings: Miami 16, Virginia Tech 17

Others receiving votes: Colorado 110, Miami 69, Oklahoma State 47, Washington State 39, Virginia Tech 38, South Florida 31, Stanford 15, Iowa 7, Arizona State 6, USC 5, NC State 4, San Diego State 3, Pittsburgh 2, TCU 1, Troy 1

Coaches Poll

2Ohio StateOSU(2)6-01524
6Texas A&MTA&M6-01287
11HoustonHOU6-1841 1
12FloridaFLA5-1830 2
13West VirginiaWVU5-0781 5
14Boise StateBSU6-0772 1
15Florida StateFSU5-2709 1
16OklahomaOKLA4-2600 4
17ArkansasARK5-2570 5
18UtahUTAH6-1538 3
19TennesseeTENN5-2457 8
20Western MichiganWMU7-0317 3
21North CarolinaUNC5-2250NR
22Ole MissMISS3-3182 9
23LSULSU4-2176 2

Dropped from rankings: Miami 17, Virginia Tech 19, Arizona State 24

Others receiving votes: Colorado 121, South Florida 108, Miami 74, Oklahoma State 51, Washington State 49, Virginia Tech 37, NC State 18, Stanford 16, Memphis 14, San Diego State 13, Troy 10, Pittsburgh 7, TCU 6, Arizona State 6, USC 6, Iowa 4, Appalachian State 2, BYU 1, Tulsa 1


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