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College Football Rankings: LSU Rises To No. 1 In Week 5 AP Poll

The college football rankings for Week 5 diverge at the top: LSU, second in the USA Today coaches poll, takes the top spot in the Week 5 AP Poll.

The Tigers have an impressive early season resume, with wins over Oregon, Mississippi State, and West Virginia, and secured 42 first place votes in the AP Poll as a result.

The Tigers are followed by Oklahoma, Alabama, Boise State, and Oklahoma State in the Week 5 AP Poll top five. The Cowboys leaped two spots after taking down Texas A&M on the road.

The Week 5 USA Today poll has Oklahoma at No. 1, with LSU and Alabama following at a tie for second.

Full Week 5 AP Poll is as follows:

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