Gators drop in USA TODAY Sports Coaches Week 3 poll

Florida barely beat USF on Saturday, but the Gators are still ranked in the top 25 in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches poll.

UF came in at No. 22 in Sunday’s Week 3 update, down one spot after the Gators fell from No. 19 to 21 last weekend. Seems kinda sweet, considering Florida’s struggles at home against a mediocre team, but it’s still the same team that upset No. 8 Utah in Week 1.

The Gators face No. 12 Tennessee next week and could move up a few spots with a road win. This will be Florida’s third ranked game of the season and is essentially a must win with Georgia and Texas A&M still on the schedule.

A preview of the comprehensive USA TODAY Sports Coach Survey conducted by USA TODAY Sports:

Rank Crew Registration Points To change
1 Georgia 3-0 1,594 (40) +1
2 Alabama 3-0 1,584 (24) -1
3 ohio state 3-0 1,505 (1)
4 Michigan 3-0 1,379 +1
5 Clemson 3-0 1,362 -1
6 Oklahoma 3-0 1,281
seven Southern California 3-0 1,183 +1
8 Oklahoma State 3-0 1,161 -1
9 Kentucky 3-0 1,063 +1
ten Arkansas 3-0 934 +1
11 North Carolina State 3-0 919 +1
12 Tennessee 3-0 826 +4
13 Ole Miss 3-0 734 +4
14 Utah 2-1 726 +1
15 Penn State 3-0 579 +8
16 WakeForest 3-0 529 +2
17 Baylor 2-1 507 +2
18 Oregon 2-1 468 +6
19 Texas 2-1 438 +1
20 Texas A&M 2-1 385 +2
21 state of michigan 2-1 305 -12
22 Florida 2-1 297 -1
23 Brigham Young 2-1 253 -9
24 Washington 3-0 244 +20
25 Miami 2-1 234 -12

Abandoned schools

No. 25 Pittsburgh

Other people receiving votes

Pittsburgh 210; State of Florida 107; Appalachian State 68; Oregon State 57; Washington State 55; Cincinnati 37; Syracuse 24; Minnesota 24; Iowa State 15; North Carolina 12; Texas Christian 7; Kansas 5; Wisconsin 4; Air Force 4; Notre Dame 2; Mississippi State 2; Louisiana State 2; Duke 2; East Carolina 1; Coastal Carolina 1

Here’s a look at how each Power Five conference fared in this week’s update.

SECOND

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Georgia: #1 Alabama: #2 Kentucky: #9 Arkansas: #10 Tennessee: #12 Ole Miss: #13 Texas A&M: #20 Florida: #22

ACC

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Clemson: No. 5 NC State: No. 11 Wake Forest: No. 16 Miami: No. 25

Big Ten

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Ohio State: #3 Michigan: #4 Penn State: #15 Michigan State: #21

Big 12

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Oklahoma: No. 6 Oklahoma State: No. 8 Baylor: No. 17 Texas: No. 19

Pac-12

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USC: #7 Utah: #14 Oregon: #18 Washington: #24

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