USA Today Coaches’ Poll for Week 3 released, considerable top 25 movement

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Photo: Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports

The USA Today Coaches Poll following the second week of college football games has officially been released. Even though Alabama did not play, the defending national champions remained atop the list for Week 3.

Beyond the Tide, there was considerable movement all over the place. Following is a look at the top 25 rankings.

25. Ole Miss Rebels, NR last week

24. TCU Horned Frogs, 24

23. Washington Huskies, 23

22. Baylor Bears, NR

21. Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 13

20. Florida Gators, 9

18. Miami Hurricanes, 24

18. Wisconsin Badgers, 21

17. UCLA Bruins, 18

16. Northwestern Wildcats, 20

15. Nebraska Cornhuskers, 19

14. South Carolina Gamecocks, 6

13. Oklahoma Sooners, 15

12. Michigan Wolverines, 17

11. Oklahoma State Cowboys, 14

10. Georgia Bulldogs, 12

9. Florida State Seminoles, 10

8. LSU Tigers, 11

7. Louisville Cardinals, 8

6. Texas A&M Aggies, 7

5. Clemson Tigers, 5

4. Stanford Cardinal, 4

3. Ohio State Buckeyes, 2

2. Oregon Ducks, 3

1. Alabama Crimson Tide, 1

Schools Dropped Out

No. 16 Texas (1-1), No. 22 Southern California (1-1)

Others Receiving Votes

Michigan State 74; Fresno State 59; Arizona State 48; Texas 38; Northern Illinois 27; Arizona 21; Brigham Young 18; Arkansas 16; Georgia Tech 12; Virginia Tech 8; Texas Tech 7; Central Florida 6; East Carolina 6; Southern California 5; Bowling Green 3; Illinois 3; Kansas State 3; Boise State 2; Tennessee 2; Utah 2; Utah State 2; Boston College 1; Rutgers 1.