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Arizona football steady in college football Coaches Poll, hops ASU in AP

The Arizona Wildcats beat WSU to a pulp, but it didn't help them move up in the top-15 because of few upsets.

William Mancebo

Arizona went into Pullman and knocked off Washington State 59-37 on Saturday, but a relatively quiet week in college football meant that wasn't enough to move them out of the No. 15 spot in the Amway Coaches Poll. Arizona remains 15th as it was last week, just behind Arizona State, which went into windy Seattle to pull away late from the offensively-inept and defensively fierce Huskies.

But in the Associated Press Poll, the Wildcats leapfrogged ASU to 14th. The Sun Devils were ahead of Arizona last week but it took Taylor Kelly return and a little elbow grease to get past Washington.

Oregon finds itself sixth in the Coaches Poll and benefitted from previous top-3 Ole Miss' loss to LSU, but that's about the only major change in the poll from last week.

Behind the Wildcats and Sun Devils, Utah moved to 18th after beating USC. The Trojans fell out of the top-25, while UCLA's slim win against Colorado moved it back into the Coaches Poll, which it was not in last week.

Coaches Poll, AP Poll

Coaches AP Massey
1 Mississippi State Mississippi State Alabama
2 Florida State Florida State Ole Miss
3 Alabama Alabama Mississippi State
4 Auburn Auburn Auburn
5 Michigan State Oregon Florida State
6 Oregon Notre Dame Georgia
7 Notre Dame Ole Miss Oregon
8 Georgia Michigan State LSU
9 Ole Miss Georgia Kansas State
11 Kansas State Kansas State Michigan State
12 Baylor Baylor Oklahoma
13 Ohio State Ohio State Arizona State
14 Arizona State Arizona Baylor
15 Arizona Arizona State Notre Dame
16 Nebraska LSU Clemson
17 LSU Nebraska Nebraska
18 Utah Utah Texas A&M
19 East Carolina Oklahoma West Virginia
20 Oklahoma West Virginia Arizona
21 Clemson East Carolina Ohio State
22 West Virginia Clemson UCLA
23 Marshall Marshall Missouri
24 Duke Duke Utah