Nebraska still tops poll


Sunday, September 17th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



(New York-AP) -- Nebraska remains the number-one team in the Associated Press college football poll. The Cornhuskers picked up 43 of 71 first-place votes following a bye week.

Florida State netted 26 first-place votes after crushing North Carolina 63-to-14. Florida moved up three notches to third with its last-minute victory over Tennessee.

Kansas State and Virginia Tech are fourth and fifth following shutout wins.

U-C-L-A climbed eight notches to sixth, ahead of Wisconsin, Washington, Southern California and Michigan.

Clemson checks in at eleven, followed by Miami, Tennessee, Ohio State and Texas. Sixteenth-ranked Notre Dame is ahead of Oklahoma, Texas Christian, Illinois and Auburn.

Purdue, Southern Mississippi, Michigan State, Georgia and Mississippi State round out the top-25.

1. Nebraska (43) 2-0 1,747 1

2. Florida St. (26) 3-0 1,723 2

3. Florida 3-0 1,545 6

4. Kansas St. (1) 3-0 1,459 7

5. Virginia Tech 3-0 1,412 8

6. UCLA (1) 3-0 1,408 14

7. Wisconsin 3-0 1,349 4

8. Washington 3-0 1,331 9

9. Southern Cal 2-0 1,126 10

10. Michigan 2-1 1,107 3

11. Clemson 3-0 1,030 16

12. Miami 1-1 926 12

13. Tennessee 1-1 889 11

14. Ohio St. 3-0 733 17

15. Texas 1-1 717 5

16. Notre Dame 2-1 705 21

17. Oklahoma 2-0 629 18

18. TCU 2-0 531 20

19. Illinois 3-0 513 19

20. Auburn 3-0 445 24

21. Purdue 2-1 422 13

22. Southern Miss. 1-1 380 25

23. Michigan St. 2-0 274 22

24. Georgia 1-1 194 23

25. Mississippi St. 2-0 128 _

Others receiving votes: South Carolina 118, Oregon 58, Stanford 25, Mississippi 23, Toledo 22, Alabama 17, West Virginia 15, Texas A&M 14, Arizona St. 12, Air Force 11, Texas Tech 10, Pittsburgh 7, Georgia Tech 6, Colorado St. 5, Arkansas 3, East Carolina 3, Oklahoma St. 2, Cincinnati 1.