AP POLL ALERT: 'Bama rules, Houston soars to sixth, 'Dawgs ninth, Badgers 10th, Longhorns 11th; Sooners, LSU, Irish tumble.

NEW YORK (AP) AP POLL ALERT: `Bama rules, Houston soars to sixth, `Dawgs ninth, Badgers 10th, Longhorns 11th; Sooners, LSU, Irish tumble.