OU Ranked No. 2, OSU No. 5 In AP Top 25
Layna Dewell, News9.com
OKLAHOMA CITY—The Oklahoma Sooners fell from its top ranking to the No. 2 team in the nation, while Oklahoma State moved to No. 5 in this week's Associated Press college football poll.
The LSU Tigers bumped the Sooners from the top spot after a 47-27 win over West Virginia. The Tigers received 42 first place votes and a total of 1,471 points while Oklahoma received 12 first place votes and 1,422 points. Despite the slip in the AP poll, Oklahoma remains the No. 1 ranked team in this week's Coaches Poll.
Until this week, OU has been the No. 1 team in the nation since the preseason despite going 3-0 and winning over Missouri on Saturday 38-28.
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Meanwhile Oklahoma State jumped up two spots to the No. 5 ranking after a 30-29 win over No.8 Texas A&M. The loss for Texas A&M moves the Aggies down to the No. 14 spot this week.
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OSU is now 4-0 on the season and has a bye week this week but will return to action Oct. 8 hosting the Kansas Jayhawks. Kickoff has for that game has not been determined at this time. The Cowboys sit at No. 6 in this week's Coaches Poll.
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Alabama received five first place votes and is third on this week's poll followed by Boise State in fourth.
LSU's No. 1 ranking is the first time the Tigers have been ranked in the top spot since winning the national championship in 2007.
Oklahoma returns to action Saturday, Oct. 1 hosting Ball State at 6 p.m.
Week 5 AP Top 25
4. Boise State
5. Oklahoma State
10. South Carolina
11. Virginia Tech
14. Texas A&M
16. South Florida
21. Georgia Tech
22. West Virginia
23. Florida State
25. Arizona State