Top 25 coaches poll: TCU reaches No. 5 with win over Kansas State

TCU is now one of the five best teams in the country, while Alabama and Oregon each moved one spot higher to No. 3 and No. 4, respectively, in this week’s Top 25 coaches poll. 

Ohio State and Arizona State were among the biggest movers upward with victories over Michigan State and Notre Dame, respectively. Baylor also jumped up four spots to No. 6 with its rout of Oklahoma.

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Top 25 coaches poll: Through Nov. 8 games

1. Mississippi State 9-0 (41), 1,528  Last week: 1

2. Florida State 9-0 (20), 1,496  Last week: 2

3. Alabama 8-1, 1,389  Last week: 4

4. Oregon 9-1, 1,382  Last week: 5

5. TCU 8-1, 1,297  Last week: 7

6. Baylor 8-1, 1,223  Last week: 10

7. Ohio State 8-1, 1,148  Last week: 11

8. Arizona State 8-1, 1,146  Last week: 12

9. Auburn 7-2, 962  Last week: 3

10. Mississippi 8-2, 944  Last week: 13

11. Nebraska 8-1, 925  Last week: 14

12. Michigan State 7-2, 865  Last week: 6

13. Kansas State 7-2, 738  Last week: 9

14. Georgia 7-2, 693  Last week: 17

15. UCLA 8-2, 662  Last week: 18

16. Notre Dame 7-2, 654  Last week: 8

17. Clemson 7-2, 500  Last week: 19

18. Arizona 7-2, 487  Last week: 21

19. Duke 8-1, 466  Last week: 20

20. LSU 7-3, 371  Last week: 15

21. Marshall 9-0, 285  Last week: 22

22. Wisconsin 7-2, 265  Last week: 24

23. Georgia Tech 8-2, 142  Last week: NR

24. Oklahoma 6-3, 135  Last week: 16

25. Colorado State 9-1, 118  Last week: NR

Others Receiving Votes

Missouri 90; Minnesota 83; Utah 70; Southern California 29; Texas A&M 22; Louisville 13; Boise State 7; Stanford 6; Miami (Fla.) 3; East Carolina 3; Cincinnati 2; Florida 1.

Schools Dropped Out

No. 22 Utah, No. 25 West Virginia.