Georgia clings to top spot in college football rankings after Vanderbilt win
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Georgia clings to top spot in college football rankings after Vanderbilt win

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The Georgia Bulldogs, who defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 37-20 on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., have remained atop the college football rankings for Week 8.

Georgia received 1,541 points in the AP Poll, which is 18 less than they received last week. The Bulldogs lost seven first-place votes and are now down to 43. Michigan (7-0), Ohio State (6-0), Florida State (6-0), and Washington (6-0) round out the top five in the AP Poll.

In the Coaches Poll, the Bulldogs received 1,590 points, which is seven points less than last week. Georgia lost three first-place votes and now has 58, with the remaining votes going to Michigan (4), Ohio State (1), and Oklahoma (1).

The Bulldogs’ next game is on Saturday, Oct. 28 against the Florida Gators at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The game will be televised by CBS at 3:30pm ET (Buy Tickets).

Below are the complete AP and Coaches polls for Week 8 (first-place votes in parentheses):

AP Poll – Week 8

1. Georgia (43)
2. Michigan (16)
3. Ohio State (1)
4. Florida State (1)
5. Washington (2)
6. Oklahoma
7. Penn State
8. Texas
9. Oregon
10. North Carolina
11. Alabama
12. Oregon State
13. Ole Miss
14. Utah
15. Notre Dame
16. Duke
17. Tennessee
18. USC
19. LSU
20. Missouri
21. Louisville
22. Air Force
23. Tulane
24. Iowa
25. UCLA

Others receiving votes: James Madison 70, Clemson 35, Florida 12, Washington State 11, Fresno State 6, Liberty 5, Wyoming 4, Kentucky 4, Kansas 2, Miami 1, West Virginia 1, Oklahoma State 1.

Dropped from rankings: Washington State 19, Kansas 23, Kentucky 24, Miami 25.

FBS COACHES POLL – Week 8

1. Georgia (58)
2. Michigan (4)
3. Ohio State (1)
4. Florida State
5. Washington
6. Penn State
7. Oklahoma (1)
T8. Texas
T8. Alabama
10. North Carolina
11. Oregon
12. Ole Miss
13. Oregon State
14. Utah
15. Tennessee
16. USC
17. Duke
18. Notre Dame
19. LSU
20. Missouri
21. Louisville
22. Air Force
23. Iowa
24. Tulane
25. UCLA

Others receiving votes: James Madison 67, Clemson 54, Florida 29, Fresno State 21, Washington State 20, Arizona 13, Wyoming 12, Miami 12, Oklahoma State 12, Maryland 11, Kentucky 9, Liberty 5, Kansas State 5, UNLV 4, Texas A&M 4, West Virginia 3, Kansas 1, Memphis 1.

Dropped from rankings: Washington State 19, Kentucky 23, Kansas 24.

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