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Michigan, Texas big movers in AP Football Poll

After a defeat at the hands of Applachian State on Saturday, Michigan dropped from their No. 5 spot in preseason rankings to a tie with South Carolina for 32nd, according to the AP College Football Poll.

Other big movers were Texas, who narrowly beat Arkansas State on Saturday, and fell from fourth to seventh and Tennessee, who lost at Cal on Saturday night. Tennessee fell from 15th to 24th.

Nebraska moved to 16th after soundly defeating UNR and Hawaii jumped to 20th after defeating Northern Colorado.

The AP Top 25

By The Associated Press

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

1. Southern Cal

2. LSU

3. West Virginia

4. Florida

5. Oklahoma

5. Wisconsin

7. Texas

8. Louisville

9. Virginia Tech

10. California

11. Georgia

12. Ohio St.

13. UCLA

14. Penn St.

15. Rutgers

16. Nebraska

17. Auburn

18. Arkansas

19. TCU

20. Hawaii

21. Georgia Tech

22. Boise St.

23. Texas A&M

24. Tennessee

25. Clemson

Others receiving votes: Boston College 126, Missouri 116, Miami 91, Oregon 90, Alabama 74, Oregon St. 41, Michigan 39, South Carolina 39, BYU 27, South Florida 27, Florida St. 22, Arizona St. 19, Southern Miss. 9, Wake Forest 7, Kansas 1, Washington 1.