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October 14, 2013

Upsets in Texas, Georgia shuffle Legends Poll

A wild weekend of upsets gave the Legends Poll its first significant shake-up of the college football season.

Missouri vaulted 11 spots to No. 14 with its 41-26 victory over Georgia in Athens, which dropped the Bulldogs eight spots to No. 15.

Texas shocked Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry with a 36-20 win in Dallas. The Longhorns moved into the rankings at No. 25, and Oklahoma fell five spots to No. 17. The shuffle made No. 11 Baylor the highest ranked Big 12 team for the first time in the history of the conference.

Stanford suffered one of the biggest tumbles in the rankings, as well, falling eight spots to No. 12 after losing at Utah, 27-21.

Alabama, which received one less first place vote this week (13), Oregon and Clemson remained unchanged in the top three. Ohio State moved up a spot to No 4. Florida State made its first Top 5 appearance of the season, setting up a Top 5 showdown at Clemson next weekend.

No. 21 Virginia Tech was the only other newcomer to the rankings this week. Northwestern and Notre Dame each dropped out of the Legends Top 25.

See coaches individual ballots: www.legendschannel.com/legends-poll-voters/

Rank    Team    Record    Points    Pv Rank

1    Alabama (13)    6-0    397    1

2    Oregon (3)    6-0    387    2

3    Clemson    6-0    365    3

4    Ohio State    6-0    349    5

5    Florida State    5-0    337    6

6    LSU    6-1    310    10

7    Texas A&M    5-1    299    8

8    Louisville    6-0    271    9

9    UCLA    5-0    254    11

10    South Carolina    5-1    245    15

11    Baylor    5-0    231    14

12    Stanford    5-1    230    4

13    Miami (Fla.)    5-0    225    13

14    Missouri    6-0    187    25

15    Georgia    4-2    155    7

16    Texas Tech    6-0    152    20

17    Oklahoma    5-1    129    12

18    Wisconsin    4-2    113    24

19    Oklahoma State    4-1    89    22

20    Fresno State    5-0    79    21

21    Virginia Tech    6-1    77    -

22    Florida    4-2    60    16

23    Washington    4-2    57    19

24    Michigan    5-1    54    17

25    Texas    4-2    34    -

Others Receiving Votes: Northern Illinois 21, Nebraska 18, Northwestern 17, Auburn 15, Michigan State 11, Penn State 10, Brigham Young 8, Utah 6, Arizona State 5, Notre Dame 3

Teams Dropped Out From Last Week's Poll: Northwestern, Notre Dame

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