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College Football Rankings: The Biggest Movers In The Week 9 USA Today Poll

The biggest risers in the Week 9 USA Today poll are, of course, teams that took care of business against ranked foes. And it's no surprise that Missouri makes the largest leap after taking down Oklahoma, vaulting eight spots from 16th to eighth.

On the flip side of the coin, Oklahoma takes a tumble after losing its first game of the season, dropping to 11th from third. LSU falls, too, after a loss to Auburn gave the Tigers their first blemish, but going from sixth to 13th isn't as steep a decline.

There's very little volatility overall in this poll, as voters are content to move teams up for winning and penalize teams for losing.

The full lists of movers:


Auburn to No. 3 from No. 5
Michigan State to No. 5 from No. 8
Alabama to No. 6 from No. 7
Utah to No. 7 from No. 9
Missouri to No. 8 from No. 16
Wisconsin to No. 9 from No. 11
Nebraska to No. 12 from No. 13
Florida State to No. 15 from No. 17
Arizona to No. 16 from No. 18
South Carolina to No. 17 from No. 20
Arkansas to No. 18 from No. 21
Virginia Tech to No. 21 from No. 23
Miami to No. 22 from No. 25
Mississippi State to No. 23 from No. 24
Baylor to No. 24 from unranked
Michigan to No. 25 from unranked


Oklahoma to No. 11 from No. 3
LSU to No. 13 from No. 6
Iowa to No. 19 from No. 12
Oklahoma State to No. 20 from No. 15
West Virginia to unranked from No. 19
Texas to unranked from No. 22

No Change

Oregon remains No. 1
Boise State remains No. 2
TCU remains No. 4 from No. 5
Ohio State remains No. 10
Stanford remains No. 14