Alabama moves up one spot in USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

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Alabama extended their winning streak against Tennessee to 15 games on Saturday night. Bryce Young was the star of the night, throwing for 371 yards and two touchdowns. He was even stellar on the ground, rushing for another two touchdowns.

With the win, Alabama moved up one spot to No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll. Oklahoma took a small dive to No. 4 after a near loss on the road to Kansas. Georgia and Cincinnati are the top two teams.

As for the rest of the SEC, Ole Miss (No. 9) moved into the top 10, while Kentucky (No. 12) moved up a spot on their bye week. Texas A&M (No. 14) and Auburn (No. 21) are the only other conference members ranked.

Full USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll:

Rank

Team

Record

Points

Change

1

Georgia

7-0

1,600 (64)

2

Cincinnati

7-0

1,469

+1

3

Alabama

7-1

1,439

+1

4

Oklahoma

8-0

1,430

-2

5

Ohio State

6-1

1,338

6

Michigan

7-0

1,313

7

Michigan State

7-0

1,208

8

Oregon

6-1

1,139

+2

9

Ole Miss

6-1

1,019

+3

10

Iowa

6-1

1,008

+1

11

Notre Dame

6-1

950

+2

12

Kentucky

6-1

857

+1

13

Wake Forest

7-0

838

+2

14

Texas A&M

6-2

736

+3

15

Oklahoma State

6-1

684

-6

16

SMU

7-0

535

+3

17

Penn State

5-2

517

-9

18

Baylor

6-1

509

+2

19

Pittsburgh

6-1

487

+4

20

San Diego State

7-0

431

+1

21

Auburn

5-2

418

+1

22

UT-San Antonio

8-0

219

+3

23

Iowa State

5-2

190

+3

24

Coastal Carolina

6-1

134

-8

25

North Carolina State

5-2

73

-7

Dropped from the rankings:

No. 24 Clemson

Others receiving votes:

UL Lafayette 42; Brigham Young 42; Arkansas 41; Houston 27; Arizona State 27; Virginia 23; Oregon State 13; Florida 13; Fresno State 10; Air Force 9; Appalachian State 5; Texas 3; Liberty 3; Utah 1

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