College football rankings: Week 6, 2019

By Kevin Kelley -

College football rankings for week 6 of the 2019 season have been released, and the Alabama Crimson Tide have taken over the top spot in both polls.

Previously the No. 2 team in the nation, Alabama defeated the Ole Miss Rebels at home on Saturday, 59-31, to extend their unbeaten record to 5-0. Clemson, also 5-0, slipped by the North Carolina Tar Heels, 21-20, causing the voters to drop the Tigers one spot to No. 2.

The UCF Knights and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons made the biggest jumps in the polls. UCF, which defeated UConn 56-21, moved up four spots to No. 18 in the AP Poll and four spots to No. 19 in the Coaches Poll.

Wake Forest traveled to Boston College and defeated the Eagles 27-24 to remain unbeaten on the season at 5-0. The Demon Deacons moved into the AP Poll at No. 22 and jumped up four spots to No. 20 in the Coaches Poll.

The Virginia Cavaliers suffered the biggest drop in the Week 6 rankings. Virginia, which fell at Notre Dame 35-20, dropped five spots to No. 23 in the AP Poll and four spots to No. 22 in the Coaches Poll.

The Georgia Bulldogs remained third in the AP Poll, while Ohio State moved up to No. 4 and LSU slid one spot to No. 5 ahead of No. 6 Oklahoma.

Georgia and Oklahoma remained third and fourth in the Coaches Poll, respectively, while Ohio State moved up to No. 5 and LSU dropped one to No. 6.

Below are the full AP Poll and FBS Coaches polls for Week 6 of the 2019 season (first-place votes in parentheses):

AP POLL – WEEK 6

1. Alabama (29)
2. Clemson (18)
3. Georgia (4)
4. Ohio State (7)
5. LSU
6. Oklahoma
7. Auburn
8. Wisconsin
9. Florida
10. Notre Dame
11. Texas
12. Penn State
13. Oregon
14. Iowa
15. Washington
16. Boise State
17. Utah
18. UCF
19. Michigan
20. Arizona State
21. Okla State
22. Wake Forest
23. Virginia
24. SMU
25 (t). Texas A&M
25 (t). Michigan State

Others receiving votes: California 141, Memphis 71, Appalachian State 50, Army 44, Missouri 26, Baylor 19, Colorado 19, Minnesota 15, USC 7, Kansas State 1, Tulane 1.

Dropped from rankings: California 15, USC 21, Kansas State 24.

FBS COACHES POLL – WEEK 6

1. Alabama (29)
2. Clemson (30)
3. Georgia (1)
4. Oklahoma
5. Ohio State (4)
6. LSU
7. Auburn
8. Florida
9. Wisconsin
10. Notre Dame
11. Penn State
12. Texas
13. Oregon
14. Iowa
15. Boise State
16. Washington
17. Utah
18. Michigan
19. UCF
20. Wake Forest
21. Texas A&M
22. Virginia
23. Michigan State
24. Memphis
25. Oklahoma State

Others receiving votes: California 125, SMU 118, Arizona State 96, Army 47, Minnesota 34, Baylor 34, Appalachian State 28, Colorado 18, Duke 17, Tulane 16, Utah State 15, Kansas State 13, Hawai’i 10, USC 9, TCU 6, Mississippi State 3, Air Force 3, Washington State 3, Wyoming 2.

Dropped from rankings: California 16, Kansas State 22, USC 25.

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