University of Houston on the rise in AP Poll

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

University of Houston has risen to the 11th spot on the AP poll following a win over Tulsa.

1. Alabama

2. Ohio St.

3. Michigan

4. Clemson

5. Washington

6. Texas A&M

7. Louisville

8. Nebraska

9. Baylor

10. Wisconsin

11. Houston

12. West Virginia

13. Florida St.

14. Boise St.

15. Florida

16. Oklahoma

17. Arkansas

18. Tennessee

19. Utah

20. W. Michigan

21. Auburn

22. North Carolina

23. Mississippi

24. Navy

25. LSU

Michigan moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, right behind No. 2 Ohio State, to give the Big Ten rivals their best combined ranking since the 2006 season, when they played the only 1-vs.-2 game in the series.

Alabama remained No. 1 on Sunday with a season-high 60 first-place votes. The Buckeyes stayed No. 2 after an overtime victory against Wisconsin, which fell two spots to 10th. The Wolverines moved up in an off week with Clemson slipping to fourth. The Tigers had their own overtime escape at home against North Carolina State.

Michigan has its best ranking since it was No. 3 after losing to Ohio State in '06.

No. 5 Washington, No. 6 Texas A&M and No. 7 Louisville held their spots.