Note: Joe Giglio is one of 60 AP voters
Texas A&M lost by seven points at home to the No. 1 team in the country.
Should the Aggies (2-1) be docked in the rankings for a 49-42 loss to Alabama?
I don’t think so, not yet anyway. With road games against Arkansas and Ole Miss next on the schedule, we’ll know more about the Aggies in the next few weeks. Right now, they’re staying at No. 6 on my ballot.
I flipped the Pac-12 favorites, with Oregon (3) moving up one slot and Stanford (4) moving down one. Stanford has never been about style points but a 34-20 win at Army, a week after Ball State beat the Black Knights 40-14 does give me pause.
The aforementioned Rebels (3-0), a sleeper to knock off No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 28, move up three spots after making quick work of Texas, 44-23 on the road.
A pair of Techs, Texas Tech (3-0) and Georgia Tech (2-0), move in after losses by Nebraska and TCU, the latter to the Red Raiders, who did the job with their backup quarterback.
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