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LSU back to No. 5 in AP poll; Michigan to 6th

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    LSU safety John Battle (26), with assistance from cornerback Greedy Williams (29), intercepts a pass from Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm intended for wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman, rear, during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.

After four of the top eight teams lost, the Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with Ohio State reaching No. 2, LSU jumping back to No. 5 and Michigan moving into the top 10 for the first time this season.

The Crimson Tide received all but one of the 61 first-place votes from the media panel today, with Ohio State receiving the other. No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Notre Dame also moved up a spot. LSU jumped eight spots after handing Georgia its first loss of the season. The Bulldogs slipped from No. 2 to No. 8.

No. 6 Michigan has its best ranking of the season after blowing out Wisconsin and Texas is up two spots to No. 7.

No. 9 Oklahoma moved back into the top 10 while it was idle and Central Florida remained No. 10.

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