Robby Donoho

About Robby Donoho

Robby comes to the south upon his graduation from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He grew up playing basketball in the 'Heartland of Hoops' and dreaming of becoming a sports broadcaster. He lives out his dream today here in Mississippi at WCBI. You can follow Robby on Twitter @RobbyDonoho or contact him via e-mail at robbydonoho@wcbi.com.

Alabama Remains No. 1 in AP Top 25, Ole Miss Knocking on Door

NEW YORK (WCBI/AP) – Clemson has surged to its highest ranking in The Associated Press poll in 25 years after the Tigers won the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season.

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Clemson is No. 4 in the first regular-season TopĀ 25, following its 38-35 victory against Georgia. The Tigers, who also jumped three spots to No. 5 in the USA Today coaches poll, received one first-place vote and have their best showing in the AP poll since Sept. 12, 1988, when they were No. 3.

Georgia fell six spots to No. 11.

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

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

No. 20 Washington and No. 23 Baylor moved into the rankings.

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (58) 1-0 1,497 1
2 Oregon 1-0 1,355 3
3 Ohio State (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 State 1-0 953 11
11 Georgia 0-1 894 5
12 Florida 1-0 875 10
13 Oklahoma State 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 USC 1-0 135 24
Others Receiving Votes: Miami (FL) 127, Ole Miss 50, Arizona State 48, Michigan State 42, Northern Illinois 27, Cincinnati 27, Fresno State 22, Virginia Tech 12, Bowling Green 9, Georgia Tech 8, Arizona 6, Penn State 4, Boise State 3, Virginia 2, Arkansas 1