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College Football Rankings: Oklahoma Holds On To No. 1 In Week 5 USA Today Poll

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The college football rankings for Week 5 keep Oklahoma on top in one poll, despite LSU's superb September. The Sooners take the top spot in the Week 5 USA Today coaches poll, and are followed by the SEC's top two teams, LSU and Alabama, who tie for second. Stanford and Boise State round out the top five.

Oklahoma came back from an early deficit to dispatch Missouri on Saturday, while LSU and Alabama defeated ranked teams — West Virginia and Arkansas, respectively — in convincing fashion.

Oklahoma State moves up to sixth following its comeback over Texas A&M, and is followed in the bottom half of the top 10 by Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Virginia Tech.

The Week 5 AP Poll has LSU at No. 1.

Full poll is as follows:

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