The win also helped head coach Nick Saban's team increase its first-place vote total from 49 in Week 1 to 59 in Week 2. Clemson at No. 2 traded spots with Oklahoma. The Sooners stayed at No. 3 in the Coaches Poll.
Stock up: TCU. The Horned Frogs make the biggest upward move within the top 25 of the week, climbing five places to No. 15 following a victory against neighborhood rival SMU.
With the win, Vandy is 3-0 to start the season for the first time since 2011, James Franklin's first of three with the program.More news: Sindhu in semis; Sameer, Satwik-Chirag lose in Korea Open quarters
USC (7/1) and Oklahoma (8/1) round out the top four in terms of odds.
Oklahoma State rose three spots to No. 6, its best ranking since late in the 2013 season. 3 Oklahoma (3-0) with a convincing 47-21 victory over Louisville.
Georgia jumps into the 10th position this week and MI continues its rise on my ballot, moving up to 11th with a workmanlike win over Air Force.More news: Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights
FSU fell from No. 11 to No. 12 despite not playing once again due to Hurricane Irma. They earned the No. 14 slot this week after being ranked 17 a week ago.
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New kids on the block: No. 19 Mississippi State, No. 24 Oregon, No. 25 San Diego State.