Despite a 56-37 win for the Frogs over SMU and a loss from previously ranked No. 2 Alabama to No. 15 Ole Miss, the Frogs stayed put in the rankings. Michigan State jumped from No. 4 to No. 2 after defeating Air Force 35-21 Saturday.
The Rebels skyrocketed 12 spots from No. 15 to tie TCU at No. 3 after upsetting the No. 2 Crimson Tide 43-37 Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama plummeted ten spots in the rankings from No. 2 to No. 12.
Fans reacted to the tie between TCU and Ole Miss in the rankings with much surprise:
TCU did, however, jump to No. 2 in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll.
Rounding out the AP Poll top 10: 1. Ohio State, 2. Michigan State, 3. TCU/Ole Miss, 5. Baylor, 6. Notre Dame, 7. Georgia, 8. LSU, 9. UCLA, 10. Florida State.