College football rankings: Week 11, 2019

By Kevin Kelley -

College football rankings for week 11 of the 2019 season have been released. Alabama and LSU remain first, while Memphis made the biggest jump in both polls.

The Memphis Tigers, who defeated previously undefeated and then No. 15 SMU 54-48, moved up five spots in the AP Poll to No. 19 and four spots in the Coaches Poll to No. 19.

SMU dropped the most in the Week 11 polls, falling eight spots to No. 23 in the AP Poll and nine spots to No. 23 in the Coaches Poll. Florida, which lost to Georgia 24-17 in Jacksonville, Fla., dropped four spots to No. 10 in the AP Poll and five spots in the Coaches Poll to No. 11.

The top five teams in both the AP and Coaches polls remain unchanged from Week 10.

Four teams received first-place votes in the AP and Coaches polls again this week. Alabama leads the way with 21 in the AP and 37 in the Coaches, followed by LSU (17 AP, 11 Coaches), Ohio State (17 AP, 8 Coaches), and Clemson (7 AP, 9 Coaches).

Saturday, November 9 will feature a matchup of number one ranked teams. Alabama, No. 1 in the Coaches Poll, will host AP No. 1 LSU in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the game will be televised by CBS at 3:30pm ET.

Below are the full AP Poll and FBS Coaches polls for Week 11 of the 2019 season (first-place votes in parentheses):

AP POLL – WEEK 11

1. LSU (17)
2. Alabama (21)
3. Ohio State (17)
4. Clemson (7)
5. Penn State
6. Georgia
7. Oregon
8. Utah
9. Oklahoma
10. Florida
11. Baylor
12. Auburn
13. Minnesota
14. Michigan
15. Notre Dame
16. Wisconsin
17. Cincinnati
18. Iowa
19. Memphis
20. Kansas State
21. Boise State
22. Wake Forest
23. SMU
24. San Diego State
25. Navy

Others receiving votes: UCF 52, Texas 37, Indiana 27, Texas A&M 19, Oklahoma State 11, Louisiana Tech 7, Appalachian State 5, Washington 2, Pittsburgh 2, Iowa State 1, Virginia 1, North Dakota State 1

Dropped from rankings: Appalachian State 20

FBS COACHES POLL – WEEK 11

1. Alabama (37)
2. LSU (11)
3. Clemson (9)
4. Ohio State (8)
5. Penn State
6. Georgia
7. Oregon
8. Oklahoma
9. Utah
10. Baylor
11. Florida
12. Auburn
13. Minnesota
14. Michigan
15. Notre Dame
16. Wisconsin
17. Cincinnati
18. Iowa
19. Memphis
20. Wake Forest
21. Boise State
22. Kansas State
23. SMU
24. San Diego State
25. Navy

Others receiving votes: Texas 79, Indiana 44, Appalachian State 24, UCF 24, Texas A&M 22, Louisiana Tech 13, Oklahoma State 5, Air Force 4, Virginia 2, Pittsburgh 1, Wyoming 1

Dropped from rankings: Appalachian State 20, Texas 24

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