College Football Rankings, Week 8: Nittany Lions inching closer to AP Top 25

Rob Christy-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Alabama is still on top, but Penn State earned a vote in this week's AP Top 25 poll.

Alabama still sits on top of the AP Top 25 poll, but Penn State's 39-28 win over No. 24 Northwestern two weeks ago again earned the Nittany Lions a vote in the poll

Penn State was off this week, but the Nittany Lions have won four games in a row since losing their first two games of the season. Penn State travels to play Iowa on Saturday.

Oregon, Florida, Kansas State and Notre Dame round out the top five.

Here's this week's entire AP Top 25 poll:

Rank Team Votes
1 Alabama 1,500
2 Oregon 1,436
3 Florida 1,361
4 Kansas State 1,296
5 Notre Dame 1,283
6 LSU 1,153
7 Ohio State 1,071
8 Oregon State 1,050
9 South Carolina 1,042
10 Oklahoma 994
11 USC 874
12 Florida State 836
13 Georgia 753
14 Clemson 673
15 Mississippi State 591
16 Louisville 574
17 West Virginia 552
18 Texas Tech 444
19 Rutgers 405
20 Texas A&M 379
21 Cincinnati 294
22 Stanford 242
23 Michigan 177
24 Boise State 133
25 Ohio 104

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