Tide #2 in AP Poll

NEW YORK (AP) - Oklahoma is the new number-1 team in the latest
Associated Press college football poll. The Sooners claimed 43 of 65 first-place votes following yesterday's 35-10 win over TCU. Oklahoma was given a chance to move atop the poll when Southern California lost at Oregon State Thursday night.

Alabama is ranked second after garnering 21 first-place votes. LSU is third, ahead of Missouri and Texas. Sixth-ranked Penn State is followed by Texas Tech, BYU, Southern Cal and South Florida.

Georgia fell from third to 11th with yesterday's 41-30 loss to the Crimson Tide. Florida dropped eight notches to 12th by losing at home against Mississippi yesterday. Auburn is 13th, ahead of Ohio State and Utah.

Number-16 Kansas is followed by Boise State, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech. Oklahoma State, Fresno State, Oregon, Connecticut and Wake Forest round out the top 25.