High Tide: Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in AP rankings

Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in The Related Press school soccer ballot.

The Crimson Tide made its 106th total look on the high of the AP rankings, which began in 1936, passing Ohio State for essentially the most by any faculty.

Alabama obtained a season-high 54 first-place votes from the media panel within the High 25 launched Sunday, strengthening its maintain on No. 1 over No. 2 Clemson. The Tigers, who began the season with 18 first-place votes, are down to 6 after hanging on for 28-26 victory at Texas A&M on Saturday evening.

No. three Georgia and No. four Ohio State held their spots and Oklahoma moved to No. 5, edging previous No. 6 Wisconsin. The Badgers obtained a first-place vote.

On Nov. 2, 2008, the day after beating Arkansas State, Alabama rose to No. 1 within the AP ballot for the primary time beneath coach Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide had not reached No. 1 in 16 years since profitable the nationwide championship in 1992.

Saban’s Alabama group has been No. 1 for a minimum of a part of each season since 2008, and 75 instances total. The Crimson Tide’s No. 1 appearances beneath Saban would rank sixth on the all-time record.

Coincidentally, the day after beating Arkansas State, Alabama broke the report for No. 1 appearances.

Most appearances at No. 1:

Southern California — 91.

No. 23 Arizona State is within the rankings for the primary time for the reason that 2015 preseason ballot after the Solar Devils beat Michigan State 16-13 on a last-second discipline aim. It’s the first common season rating for the Solar Devils since 2014 and the primary beneath new coach Herm Edwards.

— No. 24 Oklahoma State is ranked for the primary time this season after beating South Alabama 55-13.

Two Southeastern Convention groups dropped out after transient stays within the High 25.

— No. 24 South Carolina misplaced to No. three Georgia 41-17 and was gone after every week.

— No. 25 Florida can also be out after a one-week keep, shedding to Kentucky to snap a 31-game profitable streak to the Wildcats.

No. four Ohio State vs. No. 15 TCU at Arlington, Texas. The Buckeyes final sport with out suspended coach City Meyer on the sideline.

No. 11 LSU at No. 7 Auburn. First time since 2015 that each Tigers are ranked coming into the sport.

No. 17 Boise State a No. 24 Oklahoma State. The Cowboys get ranked simply in time for his or her massive nonconference sport in opposition to the Broncos.

AP TOP 25The High 25 groups in The Related Press school soccer ballot, with first-place votes in parentheses, data via Sept. eight, whole factors based mostly on 25 factors for a first-place vote via one level for a 25th-place vote, and former rating:Document Pts Pv1. Alabama (54) 2-Zero 1517 12. Clemson (6) 2-Zero 1430 23. Georgia 2-Zero 1407 34. Ohio St. 2-Zero 1288 45. Oklahoma 2-Zero 1263 66. Wisconsin (1) 2-Zero 1227 57. Auburn 2-Zero 1224 78. Notre Dame 2-Zero 1022 89. Stanford 2-Zero 992 1010. Washington 1-1 884 911. Penn St. 2-Zero 836 1312. LSU 2-Zero 830 1113. Virginia Tech 2-Zero 794 1214. West Virginia 2-Zero 793 1415. TCU 2-Zero 678 1616. Mississippi St. 2-Zero 654 1817. Boise St. 2-Zero 500 2018. UCF 2-Zero 494 1919. Michigan 1-1 385 2120. Oregon 2-Zero 301 2321. Miami 1-1 299 2222. Southern Cal 1-1 250 1723. Arizona St. 2-Zero 139 NR24. Oklahoma St. 2-Zero 119 NR25. Michigan St. 1-1 104 15Others receiving votes: Utah 92, Texas A&M 90, Boston Faculty 45, Houston 32, Maryland 30, Colorado 25, Iowa 23, Kentucky 19, Duke 10, NC State 9, Mississippi 5, Hawaii 5, Washington St. four, South Florida three, South Carolina 2, Florida St. 1.

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