College football rankings: Week 5, 2018

By Kevin Kelley -

College football rankings for week 5 have been released. Alabama remains the top-ranked team, while Texas and Kentucky made the biggest jump in both polls.

Texas, which upset then No. 17 TCU 31-16, moved into the AP Poll at No. 18 and into the Coaches Poll at No. 22.

Kentucky also moved into both the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll at No. 17 after upsetting then No. 14 Mississippi State 28-7.

Duke moved into the Week 5 polls to No. 22 in the AP Poll and No. 23 in the Coaches Poll. Cal and Texas Tech also moved into the AP Poll at 24th and 25th, respectively.

In the FCS Coaches Poll, North Dakota State remained on top with all 26 first-place votes. The Bison are followed by James Madison, South Dakota State, Kennesaw State, and Eastern Washington.

Below are the full AP, FBS Coaches, and FCS Coaches polls for Week 5 of the 2018 season:

AP Poll – Week 5

1. Alabama (60)
2. Georgia
3. Clemson (1)
4. Ohio State
5. LSU
6. Oklahoma
7. Stanford
8. Notre Dame
9. Penn State
10. Auburn
11. Washington
12. West Virginia
13. UCF
14. Michigan
15. Wisconsin
16. Miami FL
17. Kentucky
18. Texas
19. Oregon
20. BYU
21. Michigan State
22. Duke
23. Mississippi State
24. Cal
25. Texas Tech

Others receiving votes: Colorado 83, Boise State 58, Virginia Tech 55, USF 50, Oklahoma State 44, Texas A&M 41, Iowa 31, South Carolina 31, Florida 29, NC State 28, Syracuse 25, TCU 24, North Texas 10, Cincinnati 10, Utah 9, Ole Miss 7, Missouri 7, Buffalo 6, Maryland 6, San Diego State 5, Arizona State 4.

FBS Coaches Poll – Week 5

1. Alabama (61)
2. Clemson (2)
3. Georgia
4. Ohio State (1)
5. Oklahoma
6. LSU
7. Stanford
8. Notre Dame
9. Penn State
10. Auburn
11. Washington
12. West Virginia
13. Wisconsin
14. UCF
15. Michigan
16. Miami FL
17. Kentucky
18. Michigan State
19. Mississippi State
20. Oregon
21. Oklahoma State
22. Texas
23. Duke
24. Virginia Tech
25. Boise State

Others receiving votes: BYU 141, USF 113, Syracuse 83, Colorado 73, TCU 67, NC State 61, Texas Tech 56, South Carolina 52, California 38, Washington State 34, Florida 29, Texas A&M 29, Appalachian State 25, Iowa 23, Cincinnati 22, North Texas 17, Missouri 14, Maryland 9, Boston College 8, Arizona State 8, USC 8, San Diego State 6, Troy 5, Army 4, Arkansas State 3, Virginia 3, Utah 2, Buffalo 2.

FCS Coaches Poll – Week 5

1. North Dakota State (26)
2. James Madison
3. South Dakota State
4. Kennesaw State
5. Eastern Washington
6. Wofford
7. Weber State
8. Jacksonville State
9. Elon
10. Illinois State
11. McNeese
12. Central Arkansas
13. North Carolina A&T
14. Villanova
15. Nicholls
16. Maine
17. Stony Brook
18. Montana
19. Sam Houston State
20. Rhode Island
21. Northern Iowa
22. UC Davis
23. Colgate
24. Chattanooga
25. Princeton

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