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.