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Now Nebraska takes top spot in rankings

Three weeks, three different No. 1's in The Associated Press' Top 25 college football poll. This time, Nebraska gets a whack at the top spot.

Penn State dropped out of the No. 1 ranking Sunday for the second time this season despite winning on both occasions.On Sept. 21, Florida replaced Penn State at No. 1, but the Nittany Lions regained the spot last week following the Gators' 28-21 loss to LSU.

On Sunday, the Cornhuskers received 33 first-place votes and 1,698 points from the panel of 70 sportswriters and broadcasters. The Nittany Lions were No. 2 with 26 first-place votes and 1,668 points. Last week, the Lions had a firm grip on No. 1 with 51 first-place votes.

Florida State (6-0) remained No. 3 with nine first-place votes and 1,629 points after a 38-0 win over Georgia Tech.

JUCO ROUNDUP: Ricks easily held on to its Western States Football League lead this weekend, rolling over Arizona Western 61-14. The Vikings (7-0 overall, 5-0 WSFL) racked up 445 yards of total offense - 246 rushing and 199 passing.

At Scottsdale (2-5, 1-4), Snow's Fred Salanoa passed for five touchdowns and 260 yards to key a 48-12 victory. In St. George, Dixie (6-1, 5-1) beat New Mexico Military Institute 41-16. Snow is now 6-1 overall, 5-1 WSFL) and in a tie with Dixie for third place.