OU Ranked No. 2, OSU No. 5 In AP Top 25

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 1:27 pm
By: News 9

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

1. LSU
2. Oklahoma
3. Alabama
4. Boise State
5. Oklahoma State
6. Stanford
7. Wisconsin
8. Nebraska
9. Oregon
10. South Carolina
11. Virginia Tech
12. Florida
13. Clemson
14. Texas A&M
15. Baylor
16. South Florida
17. Texas
18. Arkansas
19. Michigan
20. TCU
21. Georgia Tech
22. West Virginia
23. Florida State
24. Illinois
25. Arizona State