• Georgia jumps to No. 5 as LSU overwhelming stays No. 1 in AP poll

    By: The Associated Press

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    LSU is an overwhelming No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after beating Alabama in a 1-2 matchup, and Minnesota moved into the top 10 for the first time in 57 years.

    After two weeks of historically close voting at the top of poll, LSU received 54 first-place votes in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. Ohio State was No. 2 with five first-place votes and Clemson was third with three first-place votes. Alabama fell two spots to No. 4.

    Georgia was fifth, followed by Oregon and Minnesota at No. 7. The Gophers won Saturday's other matchup of unbeaten teams, defeating Penn State at home. The Nittany Lions slipped four spots to No. 9.

    No. 24 Indiana is ranked for the first time since 1994, snapping the longest poll drought among Power Five conference schools.

    AP Top 25 Week 12

    1. LSU
    2. Ohio State
    3. Clemson
    4. Alabama
    5. Georgia
    6. Oregon
    7. Minnesota
    8. Utah
    9. Penn State
    10. Oklahoma
    11. Florida
    12. Baylor
    13. Auburn
    14. Michigan
    15. Wisconsin
    16. Notre Dame
    17. Cincinnati
    18. Memphis
    19. Boise State
    20. SMU
    21. Navy
    22. Texas
    23. Iowa
    24. Indiana
    25. Oklahoma State

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