Thursday, August 21, 2014
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AP Top 25

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- I just sent in my Associated Press Top 25 ballot for this week's poll. I moved Penn State up from No. 19 to No. 17 after Saturday's dominating win over Oregon State. West Virginia dropped from No. 8 to No. 25 after losing to East Carolina. BYU dropped from No. 11 to No. 15 despite winning over Washington. The Cougars benefited from a ridiculous celebration penalty on the Huskies in the game's final seconds. South Florida fell below Penn State one spot after a lackluster overtime victory over Central Florida. And, well, here's the poll in its entirety:

AP Top 25

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- I just sent in my Associated Press Top 25 ballot for this week's poll. I moved Penn State up from No. 19 to No. 17 after Saturday's dominating win over Oregon State. West Virginia dropped from No. 8 to No. 25 after losing to East Carolina. BYU dropped from No. 11 to No. 15 despite winning over Washington. The Cougars benefited from a ridiculous celebration penalty on the Huskies in the game's final seconds. South Florida fell below Penn State one spot after a lackluster overtime victory over Central Florida. And, well, here's the poll in its entirety:

1. Southern Cal (1-0)
2. Ohio State (2-0)
3. Florida (2-0)
4. Oklahoma (2-0)
5. Georgia (2-0)
6. Missouri (2-0)
7. Auburn (2-0)
8. Arizona State (2-0)
9. Texas Tech (2-0)
10. LSU (1-0)
11. Texas (2-0)
12. Alabama (2-0)
13. Wisconsin (2-0)
14. Kansas (2-0)
15. BYU (2-0)
16. Oregon (2-0)
17. Penn State (2-0)
18. South Florida (2-0)
19. Fresno State (1-0)
20. East Carolina (2-0)
21. Clemson (1-1)
22. Utah (2-0)
23. Wake Forest (2-0)
24. Illinois (1-1)
25. West Virginia (1-1)

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

This season is Joe's fourth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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