University of Alabama

Alabama ranked No. 1 in USA Today poll

The Alabama Crimson Tide moved up to No. 1 in the USA Today coaches poll that was released Sunday after the previous No. 1 Texas lost to Texas Tech on Saturday.

The Crimson Tide (9-0) received 40 of the 61 first-place votes.

Penn State moved up to No. 2 with 14 first-place votes. Texas Tech is No. 3 followed by Oklahoma and Florida.

Georgia, which lost to Florida, fell to No. 14. Georgia Tech is 20th.