Gators drop to No. 12 in AP poll


Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) sings with the team following the Gators' 24-6 win over Toledo on Saturday.

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Published: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 12:17 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 12:17 p.m.

Florida dropped two spots in the latest Associated Press Top 25 college football rankings released today.

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Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) sings with the team following the Gators' 24-6 win over Toledo on Saturday.

Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun

Impressive wins by LSU and Florida State helped knock UF down to No. 12. UF opened with a 24-6 win over Toledo.

Alabama remains at No. 1 and received 58 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel, with Oregon moving up to No. 2, Ohio State down to No. 3, Clemson at No. 4 and Stanford at No. 5. South Carolina, Texas &M, Louisville, LSU, FSU, Georgia and UF round out the top 12.

The Gators (1-0) visit Miami (1-0) for a noon game Saturday on ESPN.

In the USA Today’s coaches poll, UF jumped a spot to No. 9. The Hurricanes enter at No. 24.

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