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AP Top 25: Oklahoma, UCF out; BYU up; Iowa State back in

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Oct 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-04 17:43:29-04

Oklahoma dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since September 2016 and Iowa State jumped back into the Top 25 after a day of upsets. There largely was stability at the top of the rankings after No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia and No. 4 Florida all won big, though the Bulldogs and Gators switched spots. Clemson received 52 first-place votes and Alabama got eight from the panel of sports writers and broadcasters. But overall, five teams dropped out of the rankings after eight ranked teams lost Saturday, six to unranked opponents. The Sooners were involved in one of those upsets, losing at Iowa State. Oklahoma's first two-game losing streak in 21 years snapped its string of 64 straight poll appearances. UCF also fell out.