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College Football Rankings, Week 8: Mountaineers drop 12 spots in AP Top 25

The West Virginia Mountaineers fell 12 spots in the AP Top 25 poll after Saturday's 49-14 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.

The Mountaineers checked in at No. 5 last week, but are now No. 17 when the new poll was released Sunday.

West Virginia was 5-0 before Saturday's loss to Texas Tech. The Mountaineers' defense was shredded by Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege, who threw for 499 yards and six touchdowns.

Penn State received one vote.

Here's this week's entire AP Top 25 poll:

Rank Team Votes
1 Alabama 1,500
2 Oregon 1,436
3 Florida 1,361
4 Kansas State 1,296
5 Notre Dame 1,283
6 LSU 1,153
7 Ohio State 1,071
8 Oregon State 1,050
9 South Carolina 1,042
10 Oklahoma 994
11 USC 874
12 Florida State 836
13 Georgia 753
14 Clemson 673
15 Mississippi State 591
16 Louisville 574
17 West Virginia 552
18 Texas Tech 444
19 Rutgers 405
20 Texas A&M 379
21 Cincinnati 294
22 Stanford 242
23 Michigan 177
24 Boise State 133
25 Ohio 104

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.