Alabama jumped Texas into second-place behind top-ranked Florida
in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the Nos. 1 and 2 teams in the country.
The Crimson Tide moved up one spot after rolling over
Mississippi 22-3. Texas, which had been No. 2 all season, slipped a
spot after sputtering early in a 38-14 victory against Colorado.
The Gators and Tim Tebow beat LSU 13-3. They have been an
overwhelming No. 1 since the preseason, but support for Alabama has
Florida received 50 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel, a season low. The Crimson Tide received 10 first-place votes, up from five last week.
No. 4 Virginia Tech and No. 5 Boise State each moved up one spot.