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College Football Rankings Week 7: Virginia Still Earning Vote(s)

Still no votes for the Hoos in the Coaches Poll, and AP voters appear to have stopped caring.

Undefeated Florida State returns to the top of both polls.
Undefeated Florida State returns to the top of both polls.
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Another solid performance this week by the Hoos, who took down Pitt by a final score of 24-19. Virginia is finally on a bye this week, but at 4-2 at the halfway point, they have already eclipsed last season's production and have exceed expectations for many fans and media alike.

Saturday was a crazy day to be in the Top 10, with Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and former UVA opponent UCLA all falling. That, of course, will make it tougher for the Hoos to crack the Top 25, although if you're like most fans, you're just more concerned about Virginia continuing on their winning ways, and less concerned about the respect the Hoos may or may not be getting in the polls.

In all, three Virginia opponents remain in the Coaches Top 25 -- FSU, UCLA and undefeated newcomer to the poll Georgia Tech. BYU fell hard to Utah State, and dropped out of the Coaches Top 25, joining other UVA opponents Louisville and Duke.

On the AP side, it's a similar landscape.FSU, UCLA, and Georgia Tech are all in. Louisville and BYU are receiving votes, although Duke seems to have disappeared.

I don't like to harp too much about how much respect Virginia is or is not getting on the polls, because they'll eventually sort themselves out by the end of the season. But after a DOMINANT 17-10 win over Western Illinois, North Dakota State received three AP votes to Virginia's one. Is anyone still watching UVA's games?

Anyway, here's a look at the full poll:

AP Coaches Sagarin
1 Florida State Florida State Auburn
2 Auburn Auburn Oklahoma
3 Mississippi State, Ole Miss (tie) Baylor Ole Miss
Ole Miss Alabama
5 Baylor Notre Dame Baylor
6 Notre Dame Mississippi State Texas A&M
7 Alabama Alabama TCU
8 Michigan State Michigan State Mississippi State
9 TCU Oklahoma Notre Dame
10 Arizona Georgia Georgia
11 Oklahoma Oregon Oregon
12 Oregon TCU UCLA
13 Georgia Arizona Florida State
14 Texas A&M Texas A&M Michigan State
15 Ohio State Ohio State Stanford
16 Oklahoma State Kansas State LSU
17 Kansas State UCLA Ohio State
18 UCLA Oklahoma State Clemson
19 East Carolina East Carolina USC
20 Arizona State Arizona State Florida
21 Nebraska Nebraska Kansas State
22 Georgia Tech Stanford Arkansas
23 Missouri Georgia Tech Nebraska
24 Utah Missouri Wisconsin
25 Stanford Clemson Louisvlle
For a composite Top 25 college football ranking, visit

Coaches' Poll Others Receiving Votes: Marshall 98; Utah 80; LSU 75; Louisville 36; Wisconsin 36; Southern California 28; Brigham Young 16; Minnesota 13; Duke 12; Washington 12; Kentucky 11; West Virginia 8; Iowa 6; Arkansas 6; Memphis 5; California 4; Penn State 3; Rutgers 2.

AP Poll Others Receiving Votes: Clemson 92, Marshall 78, USC 61, Louisville 36, LSU 35, BYU 26, West Virginia 18, Arkansas 14, Wisconsin 7, California 6, Penn State 5, Rutgers 4, Kentucky 4, North Dakota State 3, Minnesota 2, South Carolina 1, Virginia 1