Alabama sets another poll record with No. 2 ranking

Alabama stays put at No. 2 after solid win against Duke

The University of Alabama set a poll record on Tuesday when it was in the top five of the AP Top 25 for the 56th straight time. 

The streak date back to Nov. 8, 2015. Miami previously held the record with 55 straight weeks in the top five from Oct. 8, 2000-Oct. 26, 2003.

Alabama remained a solid No. 2 in the polls after defeating Duke 42-3 in Atlanta on Saturday. 

The Top 25 went 23-0 against unranked teams to open the season

AP Top 25

1 Clemson (54) 1-0 1542

2 Alabama (8) 1-0 1493

3 Georgia 1-0 1407

4 Oklahoma 1-0 1337

5 Ohio State 1-0 1270

6 LSU 1-0 1233

7 Michigan 1-0 1126

8 Notre Dame 1-0 1037

9 Texas 1-0 1032

10 Auburn 1-0 958

11 Florida 1-0 940

12 Texas A&M 1-0 862

13 Utah 1-0 826

14 Washington 1-0 768

15 Penn State 1-0 688

16 Oregon 0-1 568

17 Wisconsin 1-0 519

18 UCF 1-0 445

19 Michigan State 1-0 409

20 Iowa 1-0 351

21 Syracuse 1-0 246

22 Washington State 1-0 244

23 Stanford 1-0 198

24 Boise State 1-0 179

25 Nebraska 1-0 86

(tie) Iowa State 1-0 86

Others receiving votes: Virginia 73, TCU 61, Mississippi State 50, Cincinnati 48, Army 31, Miami 10, Oklahoma State 8, Memphis 6, Appalachian State 4, Arizona State 4, Minnesota 2, North Carolina 1, USC 1, Boston College 1

Coaches poll 

1 Clemson (58) 1-0 1594  

2 Alabama (6) 1-0 1540 

3 Georgia 1-0 1435 

4 Oklahoma 1-0 1395 

5 Ohio State 1-0 1340 

6 LSU 1-0 1260

7 Michigan 1-0 1155 

8 Notre Dame 1-0 1055 

9 Texas 1-0 1044 

10 Florida 1-0 990 

11 Texas A&M 1-0 932 

12 Washington 1-0 868 

13 Auburn 1-0 857 

14 Penn State 1-0 774 

15 Utah 1-0 738 

16 Wisconsin 1-0 568 

17  UCF 1-0 513 

18 Oregon 0-1 422 

19 Iowa 1-0 395

20 Michigan State 1-0 382 

21 Washington State 1-0 324 

22  Syracuse 1-0 263 

23  Stanford 1-0 249 

24 Boise State 1-0 164  NR

25  Nebraska 1-0 94  NR

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 92, Cincinnati 49, Iowa State 41, Kentucky 40, Memphis 34, Oklahoma State 32, Virginia 28, TCU 26, Army 24, NC State 18, Miami 11, Boston College 10, USC 10, Northwestern 7, Appalachian State 4, Arizona State 4, Tulane 4, Fresno State 3, Hawai'i 3, Minnesota 3, North Carolina 2, Troy 2, Wyoming 1, Navy 1Dropped from rankings: Iowa State 24, Northwestern 25

FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll 

1 Clemson (35) 1-0 722

2 Alabama (7) 1-0 690

3 Georgia (1) 1-0 623

4 Oklahoma (1) 1-0 592

5 Ohio State 1-0 534

6 LSU 1-0 508

7 Michigan 1-0 416

8 Texas 1-0 355

9 Notre Dame 1-0 324

10 Auburn 1-0 273

11 Florida 1-0 245

12 Texas A&M 1-0 237

13 Utah 1-0 180

14 Washington 1-0 156

15 Penn State 1-0 150

16 Oregon 0-1 91

Oregon (49), UCF (33), Michigan State (27), Washington State (17), Syracuse (11), Nebraska (4), Stanford (4), Boise State (4), Cincinnati (3), Iowa (3), TCU (2), Memphis (2) and Kentucky (1).

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