From Staff and Wire Reports

Alabama moved into the top 10, and Tennessee and Oklahoma took a steep fall in the Associated Press poll.

Alabama (6-1) climbed seven spots to No. 7 after beating Tennessee, 24-19. The loss dropped the Volunteers (4-2) seven places to No. 15.

Oklahoma (4-2) fell nine notches to No. 21 following a 34-17 loss to Colorado (4-2), which rose six spots to No. 16.

Florida State (7-0) retained the top spot after beating Middle Tennessee State, 39-10. The Seminoles have been No. 1 every week this season.

There were no changes in the next five, with No. 2 Miami still followed by Washington, Michigan, Notre Dame and Florida.

California (5-1) fell three places to No. 10 after losing to Washington, 24-17.

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