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USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 16, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote, through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Rcd Pts Pvs

1. Southern California (50) 6-0 1514 1

2. Oklahoma (10) 6-0 1470 2

3. Miami (1) 5-0 1380 3

4. Auburn 7-0 1359 4

5. Florida State 5-1 1234 7

6. Georgia 5-1 1124 8

7. Wisconsin 7-0 1088 12

8. California 4-1 1071 9

9. Texas 5-1 1026 11

10. Utah 6-0 1015 10

11. Michigan 6-1 943 13

12. Purdue 5-1 832 5

13. Tennessee 5-1 815 14

14. West Virginia 5-1 669 16

15. Virginia 5-1 665 6

16. Boise State 6-0 557 18

17. LSU 4-2 489 21

18. Louisville 4-1 482 17

19. Florida 4-2 447 22

20. Texas A&M 5-1 404 —

21. Oklahoma State 5-1 272 15

22. Virginia Tech 5-2 253 —

23. Arizona State 5-1 194 19

24. Texas Tech 4-2 121 —

25. Notre Dame 5-2 92 —

Others receiving votes: Minnesota 61; North Carolina State 59; Missouri 44; Alabama 34; Memphis 26; Iowa 23; UAB 19; South Carolina 12; Northern Illinois 10; Southern Mississippi 8; Georgia Tech 7; Bowling Green 4; Ohio State 2.