College Football Rankings: Oklahoma Leads Week 3 AP Poll Top 25

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 3: Offensive tackle Lane Johnson #69 of the Oklahoma Sooners congratulates running back Dominique Whaley #8 after a touchdown during the first half against the Tulsa Hurricanes September 3, 2011 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Tulsa 47-14. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Idle Oklahoma remained at No. 1 in the Week 3 college football rankings. But Alabama jumped LSU after beating Penn State.

Oklahoma is on top of the college football world: the Sooners come in at No. 1 in the Week 3 AP Poll, released early Sunday afternoon, marking their 100th week at the head of the AP Poll.

Oklahoma, idle in Week 2, is followed by Alabama, LSU, Boise State, and Florida State in the top five. The Crimson Tide jumped a spot, switching places with LSU after beating Penn State in Happy Valley on Saturday.

Elsewhere, defending national champion Auburn rejoined the AP top 25 after an upset of Mississippi State at home. The Tigers had fallen out of the AP Poll after a close call in Week 1 against Utah State.

The Week 3 USA Today coaches poll will follow this afternoon.

Full Week 3 AP Poll is as follows:

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Alabama
  3. LSU
  4. Boise State
  5. Florida State
  6. Stanford
  7. Wisconsin
  8. Oklahoma State
  9. Texas A&M
  10. Nebraska
  11. South Carolina
  12. Oregon
  13. Virginia Tech
  14. Arkansas
  15. Michigan State
  16. Florida
  17. Ohio State
  18. West Virginia
  19. Baylor
  20. South Florida
  21. Auburn
  22. Arizona State
  23. TCU
  24. Texas
  25. Mississippi State

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