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Week 9 College Football Rankings: Fresno State Moving on Up

Bulldogs climb one spot to No. 18 in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll, come in at No. 15 in AP Top 25.

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The Fresno State Bulldogs moved up one spot in the USA Today Coaches Poll Sunday, coming in at No. 18 following Saturday's 38-14 defeat of UNLV. The Bulldogs (532 votes) come in just behind previously unranked Auburn (537) -- who vaulted nine spots after upsetting No. 7 Texas A&M on the road -- and well ahead of Virginia Tech (499). Boise State made an appearance in "others receiving votes" category with a solitary tally.

Fresno State continued to fare better in the AP Poll, moving up two spots to No. 15 with 550 votes. See the full AP rankings below.

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (55) 7-0 1,495 1
2 Oregon (3) 7-0 1,427 2
3 Florida State (2) 6-0 1,395 5
4 Ohio State 7-0 1,309 4
5 Missouri 7-0 1,197 14
6 Baylor 6-0 1,189 12
7 Miami (FL) 6-0 1,130 10
8 Stanford 6-1 1,118 13
9 Clemson 6-1 927 3
10 Texas Tech 7-0 904 16
11 Auburn 6-1 867 24
12 UCLA 5-1 832 9
13 LSU 6-2 739 6
14 Texas A&M 5-2 683 7
15 Fresno State 6-0 550 17
16 Virginia Tech 6-1 509 19
17 Oklahoma 6-1 501 18
18 Louisville 6-1 428 8
19 Oklahoma State 5-1 382 21
20 South Carolina 5-2 381 11
21 UCF 5-1 345 NR
22 Wisconsin 5-2 258 25
23 Northern Illinois 7-0 220 23
24 Michigan 6-1 169 NR
25 Nebraska 5-1 117 NR
Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State 108, Notre Dame 82, Oregon State 79, Michigan State 73, Georgia 30, Mississippi 27, Florida 17, Washington 4, Utah 4, Texas 2, Ball State 1, Brigham Young 1