Gators shift to No. 18/19 in new top 25 polls

By Adam Silverstein
September 15, 2013

The third regular season editions of the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and Associated Press Top 25 were released on Sunday with the Alabama Crimson Tide remaining the No. 1-ranked team in the country in both polls. Alabama received 61-of-62 first-place votes from the coaches and 59-of-60 first-place votes from the AP voters.

The Florida Gators (1-1), fresh off an open week, were bumped up two spots to No. 18 in the USA Today rankings and dropped one place to No. 19 in the AP top 25. Florida checked in with 398 points (-12) and 412 points (+7) in the respective rankings.

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UF’s 2013 opponents in italics.

This Week 1-5: Alabama (61), Oregon (1), Ohio State, Clemson, Stanford
6-10: Louisville, LSU, Florida State, Texas A&M, Georgia
11-15: Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Michigan, UCLA
16-20: Northwestern, Miami, Florida, Baylor, Washington
21-25: Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Arizona State, Michigan State, Fresno State

Last Week 1-5: Alabama (58), Oregon (1), Ohio State (2), Stanford, Clemson
6-10: Texas A&M (1), Louisville, LSU, Florida State, Georgia
11-15: Oklahoma State, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Nebraska
16-20: Northwestern, UCLA, Wisconsin / Miami, Florida
21-25: Notre Dame, Baylor, Washington, TCU, Ole Miss

This Week 1-5: Alabama (59), Oregon (1), Clemson, Ohio State, Stanford
6-10: LSU, Louisville, Florida State, Georgia, Texas A&M
11-15: Oklahoma State, South Carolina, UCLA, Oklahoma, Michigan
16-20: Miami, Washington, Northwestern, Florida, Baylor
21-25: Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Arizona State, Wisconsin, Texas Tech

Last Week 1-5: Alabama (57), Oregon (1), Clemson (1), Ohio State (1), Stanford
6-10: Texas A&M, Louisville, LSU, Georgia, Florida State
11-15: Michigan, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Miami
16-20: UCLA, Northwestern, Florida, Washington, Wisconsin
21-25: Notre Dame, Baylor, Nebraska, TCU, Ole Miss


  1. Michael Jones says:

    We deserved to move up. We had fewer turnovers yesterday, the receivers and QB weren’t on different pages, fewer stupid penalties, and our running plays didn’t take about 30 seconds to develop and allow the entire defense to be waiting in the hole.

    Overall, not a bad performance.

  2. Aligator says:

    Sweet! Thanks for all of the great work Adam!

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