J.P. Giglio's Top 25

October 25, 2010 

College football writer J.P. Giglio is one of 60 voters in the AP Top 25 poll.

Missouri's win over Oklahoma moves those Tigers from No. 17 to No. 6 (and drops Oklahoma nine spots to No. 12).

Auburn's 24-17 win over LSU moves those Tigers up two spots to No. 2.

With the No. 1 team, either AP or BCS, losing three weeks in a row, it's worth looking ahead to next week. Oregon (3) will have to survive Southern California's "Super Bowl" this week (the Trojans are barred from the postseason and have little to play for other than spoiling Oregon's season).

Missouri will have to get cranked back up after an emotional win for a trip to Nebraska (14).

In other words, don't make any reservations for Glendale just yet.

Hat tip to second-year coaches at Mississippi State (Dan Mullen) and Syracuse (Doug Marrone), who have quickly picked up downtrodden programs.

For an expanded version of the J.P. Top 25, go to blogs.newsobserver.com/accnow.

Team

Prev.

1. Boise State

1

2. Auburn

4

3. Oregon

2

4. Alabama

5

5. TCU

6

6. Missouri

17

7. Michigan St.

8

8. Utah

9

9. Wisconsin

11

10. Stanford

10

11. LSU

7

12. Oklahoma

3

13. Ohio State

12

14. Nebraska

13

15. Arizona

15

16. Florida St.

14

17. South Carolina

20

18. Arkansas

21

19. Mississippi St.

NR

20. Oklahoma St.

18

21. Virginia Tech

23

22. Southern Cal

24

23. Miami

NR

24. Iowa

16

25. Syracuse

NR

Out: West Virginia (19), Texas (22), Northwestern (25).

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