Huskies tumble down AP rankings

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OT loss knocks UW into second 10

The Washington football team, unable to survive an overtime thriller at Oregon over the weekend, tumbled eight slots in the Associated Press poll—falling from 7th to 15th.

If its any consolation, the Huskies’ next opponent, previously unbeaten Colorado, dropped from 19th to out of the AP rankings after getting pushed around by USC 31-20.

The Huskies (5-2 overall, 3-1 Pac-12) have been ranked 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th and now No. 15 in their up-and-down season.

Oregon (5-1, 2-1), by beating the UW 30-27 at home, jumped from 17th to 12th, while the Pac-12’s Washington State (5-1, 2-1), idle for the week, entered the rankings for the first time at No. 25, giving the conference three teams in the poll—all from the Northwest.

AP Poll:

Alabama

Ohio State

Clemson

Notre Dame

LSU

Michigan

Texas

Georgia

Oklahoma

UCF

Florida

Oregon

West Virginia

Kentucky

Washington

North Carolina State

Texas A&M

Penn State

Iowa

Cincinnati

South Florida

Mississippi State

Wisconsin

Michigan State

Washington State

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