On Sunday, the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaching Survey released its top four 25 rankings for the week.
There was no movement in the top five, with Alabama retaining the top spot, followed by Georgia, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas A&M.
The three Big 12 Conference teams remained in their rankings from last week. Oklahoma is ranked third. The State of Iowa is at No. 14 and the State of Oklahoma at No. 22. West Virginia received
West Virginia received 19 votes after beating No.15 Virginia Tech. The Hokies came out of the top 25.
The Mountaineers are on the road to face Oklahoma on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and air on ABC.
The survey is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of 65 head coaches at Football Bowl Subdivision schools. The panel is chosen by lot, conference by conference plus independents, from a group of coaches who have indicated to the American Football Coaches Association their willingness to participate. Each coach submits a Top 25 with a vote for first place worth 25 points, second place 24, and so on up to one point for 25th.
5. Texas A&M
8. Penn State
12. Ohio State
13. Olé Miss
14. State of Iowa
17. Coastal Carolina
20. North Carolina
21. State of Michigan
22. State of Oklahoma
25. State of Fresno
Others get votes
Freedom 80; Kentucky 69; Texas Christian 50; Virginie Tech 49; Texas 42; Southern California 41; State of San Diego 41; Kansas State 40; Memphis 27; Boston College 27; Maryland 26; Arizona State 26; State of Louisiana 25; Wake forest 22; West Virginia 19; UL Lafayette 17; Baylor 13; Army 12; Southern Methodist 8; Nevada 7; Stanford 6; Central Florida 6; State of Utah 2; Tennessee 2; Rutger 2; Texas-San Antonio 1; Miami 1.
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