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Coaches show Mizzou respect in latest poll release

Marcus Murphy, Gary Pinkel AP

Even as they were undefeated through the first six weeks of the season, Missouri had failed to crack USA Today‘s Top 25 poll.

After Week 7, and a road win over a highly-ranked opponent, the Tigers have finally earned a modicum of respect from the coaches.

In the latest release of the coaches’ poll, Mizzou went from unranked all the way up to No. 14.  Georgia, which had been No. 7 entering the weekend, tumbled all the way down to No. 16.  The Bulldogs are, however, the highest-rated two-loss team.

Stanford, which was upset by unranked Utah, took its own tumble, dropping eight spots to No. 13.  The third in the Top-10 triumvirate of Week 7 upsets, Oklahoma, also fell eight to No. 18 thanks to the loss to Texas, which remains unranked.

Alabama, Oregon, Clemson and Ohio State remained unchanged at Nos. 1-4, with Florida State moving into the Top Five at No. 5.  That means that, officially and as expected, next Saturday’s game in Death Valley between the Tigers and Seminoles is officially a Top-Five matchup.

Louisville (No. 6) and Texas A&M (No. 7) each moved up two spots, while LSU (No. 8), South Carolina (No. 9 and behind Mizzou in the SEC East standings) and UCLA (No. 10) all climbed three each to round out the Top 10.

Florida, Michigan and Washington remained inside the Top 25 despite suffering their second losses of the season, coming in at No. 22, No. 24 and No. 25, respectively.

Northwestern, No. 18 last weekend, is the only team to fall out of this week’s poll.  They were replaced, of course, by Mizzou.

(Writer’s note: USA Today is currently experiencing technical difficulties in updating its poll database.  As soon as the final numbers are released, we’ll update this post.)

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9 Responses to “Coaches show Mizzou respect in latest poll release”
  1. Deb says: Oct 13, 2013 2:32 PM

    Roll Tide … and congrats to Mizzou!

  2. soundsofsuccess7 says: Oct 13, 2013 2:49 PM

    Northern Illinois? Really? Didn’t we already see they can’t hang with the big boys?

  3. skwackquackwoof says: Oct 13, 2013 3:26 PM

    No Oregon State is understandable, no Utah(?) is just sad.
    Both of these teams can hang tough against solid competition. I wouldn’t bet against either team in bouts against just about anyone rated between numbers 10-25 (I wouldn’t bet ON them either but that’s not the point) with the possible exception of Florida or Va Tech. I am a homer but I give respect where respect is earned.

  4. 8to80texansblog says: Oct 13, 2013 3:50 PM

    Still feel A&M over LSU is just dumb.

  5. greggatx says: Oct 13, 2013 3:56 PM

    When you go from unranked to # 14 there is something wrong! And Georgia with two loses at #16? This only happens if you are in the sec.

  6. atxcane says: Oct 13, 2013 4:16 PM

    ^^^ seconded.

    Georgia, with its 2 losses to the #4 and #14 teams, is ranked 16.

    Washington, with its 2 losses to the #2 and #13 teams, is ranked 25.

    1-loss South Carolina, who lost to the (being generous here) then #11 team sits at 9.

    1-loss Virginia Tech, who lost to the #1 team sits at 20.

  7. mrlaloosh says: Oct 13, 2013 4:18 PM

    Nothing wrong greggatx, Mizzou should be higher than 14th. Georgia still has a chance to make SEC championship game. The only thing that matters is if Bama stumbles. Nothing else matters.

  8. 10of14 says: Oct 13, 2013 8:02 PM

    NIU is way overrated. Yes, undefeated, but against inferior opponents. They are certainly a top 35 team, but if they played a MSU, ND, USC, etc..they would lose by two TD’s or more.

  9. suprmous says: Oct 13, 2013 8:26 PM

    Amen 8to8 but that’s just the way things happen.

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