Sept. 28, 1997

Michigan State in the Polls

NCAA Division I-A:
AP Top 25
The Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, with number of first-place votes and
record in parentheses, total points and last week's ranking:
RANK    TEAM                RECORD  PTS     PVS
1.      Florida (36)        4-0     1,704   1
2.      Penn State (25)     3-0     1,673   2
3.      Nebraska (6)        3-0     1,606   3
4.      Florida St (1)      3-0     1,529   4
5.      North Carolina (2)  4-0     1,483   5
6.      Michigan            3-0     1,404   6
7.      Ohio St             4-0     1,285   7
8.      Auburn              4-0     1,215   8
9.      Tennessee           2-1     1,150   9
10.     Washington          2-1     1,111   10
11.     Iowa                4-0     1,103   11
12.     MICHIGAN STATE      3-0     967     12
13.     LSU                 3-1     847     13
14.     Virginia Tech       4-0     824     14
15.     Washington St       4-0     818     15
16.     Colorado            2-1     637     16
17.     Kansas St           3-0     563     18
18.     Georgia             3-0     513     19
19.     Stanford            3-1     458     20
20.     Alabama             3-1     407     21
21.     Texas A&M           3-0     388     22
22.     UCLA                2-2     276     24
23.     Air Force           5-0     202     NR
24.     Brigham Young       2-1     186     23
25.     Arizona State       3-1     168     25
Others Receiving Votes
Clemson 48, Georgia Tech 29, Mississippi St 19, Pittsburgh 19, Kansas 16, West Virginia
14, Wyoming 12, USC 11, Texas 9, Toledo 9, Colorado St 6, Oregon St 6, Purdue 6, North
Carolina St 4, Arkansas 2.
NCAA Division I-A:
ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

The USA Today/ESPN Coaches Top 25 college football poll, with number of first-place
votes, record in parentheses, total points and last week's ranking:
RANK    TEAM                RECORD      PTS     PVS
1.      Florida (45)        4-0         1,519   1
2.      Penn St (13)        3-0         1,471   2
3.      Nebraska (3)        3-0         1,410   3
4.      Florida St          3-0         1,365   4
5.      North Carolina (1)  4-0         1,262   5
6.      Michigan            3-0         1,194   6
7.      Ohio St             4-0         1,189   7
8.      Iowa                4-0         1,048   9
9.      Auburn              4-0         1,028   8
10.     Tennessee           2-1         965     10
11.     Washington          2-1         918     11
12.     Virginia Tech       4-0         877     12
13.     MICHIGAN STATE      3-0         822     13
14.     LSU                 3-1         709     15
15.     Washington St       4-0         707     14
16.     Kansas St           3-0         543     17
17.     Texas A&M           3-0         489     18
18.     Colorado            2-1         469     16
19.     Georgia             3-0         416     20
20.     Alabama             3-1         411     19
21.     Stanford            3-1         278     22
22.     Arizona St          3-1         200     23
23.     Air Force           5-0         190     25
24.     BYU                 2-1         187     24
25.     UCLA                2-2         117     NR
Others Receiving Votes
West Virginia 64, Texas 46, Oklahoma St 44, Pittsburgh 27, Georgia Tech 26, Clemson 20,
Wisconsin 19, Mississippi St 17, Wyoming 16, Purdue 15, North Carolina St 13, Marshall
12, New Mexico 12, Arkansas 10, Toledo 8, USC 6, Utah 5, Cincinnati 2, Mississippi 2,
Miami, Fla 1, Wake Forest 1.
Dropped from Rankings
No. 21 Clemson