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Sooner Surge: Oklahoma Up to No. 2 Behind Alabama in AP poll

Three of the top six teams from last week defeated other ranked teams on Saturday, creating an early shake-up near the top of the AP Top 25. The Sooners jumped three spots after winning 31-16 at Ohio State. The last time the Sooners were this close to being No. 1 was 2011.

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Alabama Starts Atop AP Poll for Second Straight Year

Alabama is No. 1 in the preseason Top 25, the first program in 12 years to take the top spot two years in a row.
The Crimson Tide will start the season ranked in the top five of The Associated Press preseason media poll for the ninth consecutive time.

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