Washington Huskies move into AP rankings at No. 20

NEW YORK — The Washington Huskies, fresh off a dominating 38-6 win over Boise State on Saturday, moved into The Associated Press Top 25 College Football Poll on Tuesday.

The Huskies are ranked No. 20.

Boise State, ranked 19th in the preseason poll, fell out of the rankings.

Clemson surged to its highest ranking in the poll in 25 years after the Tigers won the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season.

Clemson is No. 4 in the first regular-season Top 25, following its 38-35 victory over Georgia. The Tigers received one-first place vote and have their best showing in the poll since Sept. 12, 1988, when they were No. 3.

Alabama remains No. 1 after receiving 58 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Virginia Tech 35-10 to start the season.

No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Ohio State flip-flopped spots from the preseason rankings. The Buckeyes received one first-place vote. Stanford is No. 5.

Here is the complete poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

1. Alabama (58) 1-0 1,497 1

2. Oregon 1-0 1,355 3

3. Ohio St. (1) 1-0 1,330 2

4. Clemson (1) 1-0 1,304 8

5. Stanford 0-0 1,277 4

6. South Carolina 1-0 1,181 6

7. Texas A&M 1-0 1,085 7

8. Louisville 1-0 1,073 9

9. LSU 1-0 971 12

10. Florida St. 1-0 953 11

11. Georgia 0-1 894 5

12. Florida 1-0 875 10

13. Oklahoma St. 1-0 780 13

14. Notre Dame 1-0 707 14

15. Texas 1-0 674 15

16. Oklahoma 1-0 612 16

17. Michigan 1-0 583 17

18. UCLA 1-0 387 21

19. Northwestern 1-0 320 22

20. Washington 1-0 315 NR

21. Wisconsin 1-0 287 23

22. Nebraska 1-0 219 18

23. Baylor 1-0 150 NR

24. TCU 0-1 148 20

25. Southern Cal 1-0 135 24

Others receiving votes: Miami 127, Mississippi 50, Arizona St. 48, Michigan St. 42, Cincinnati 27, N. Illinois 27, Fresno St. 22, Virginia Tech 12, Bowling Green 9, Georgia Tech 8, Arizona 6, Penn St. 4, Boise St. 3, Virginia 2, Arkansas 1.

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