Gators move up to No. 7 in Associated Press poll

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Florida receiver Jacob Copeland (15) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown against South Carolina in the first half Saturday in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Florida moved up two spots to No. 7 in the latest Associated Press college football rankings Sunday.

The Gators (7-1) will play No. 10 Georgia (6-1) in Jacksonville on. Nov. 2.

Florida is off to just its second 7-1 start since 2010 (it was also 7-1 in 2012 and 2015) and Dan Mullen is the fifth Gators coach in history to win 17 of his first 21 games.

Galen Hall (1984-86) – 18-2-1

Steve Spurrier (1990-91) – 18-3

Charles Bachman (1928-29) – 18-3

Urban Meyer (2005-06) – 17-4

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv
1. Alabama (24) 7-0 1486 1
2. LSU (16) 7-0 1462 2
3. Ohio St. (13) 7-0 1429 4
4. Clemson (9) 7-0 1408 3
5. Oklahoma 7-0 1343 5
6. Penn St. 7-0 1224 7
7. Florida 7-1 1138 9
8. Notre Dame 5-1 1058 8
9. Auburn 6-1 1054 11
10. Georgia 6-1 1031 10
11. Oregon 6-1 979 12
12. Utah 6-1 852 13
13. Wisconsin 6-1 767 6
14. Baylor 7-0 732 18
15. Texas 5-2 627 15
16. SMU 7-0 587 19
17. Minnesota 7-0 577 20
18. Cincinnati 6-1 468 21
19. Michigan 5-2 440 16
20. Iowa 5-2 347 23
21. Appalachian St. 6-0 286 24
22. Boise St. 6-1 225 14
23. Iowa St. 5-2 185 NR
24. Arizona St. 5-2 134 17
25. Wake Forest 6-1 118 NR

Others receiving votes: Memphis 87, Virginia 29, San Diego St. 17, Pittsburgh 17, Washington 15, Navy 9, Texas A&M 6, Missouri 4, UCF 3, Southern Cal 3, Louisiana Tech 2, Tulane 1.

 

 

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