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Alabama remains No. 1 in AP Top 25; Auburn receives votes

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts on the sideline during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts on the sideline during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

(AP) -- Nebraska has dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll after its latest humbling loss, and the top of the rankings was unchanged after No. 1 Alabama passed its first big test of the season.

The Cornhuskers, No. 23 last week, are unranked the day after UCLA won in Lincoln, Neb., 41-21. The Bruins scored the final 38 points. Since Nebraska's record streak of 348 consecutive poll appearances ended in September 2002, there have been only two seasons (2010, '11) in which the Huskers have been ranked every week, starting in the preseason.

The Tide received all but one of 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Texas A&M 49-42. The Aggies are 10th. The rest of the top five is Oregon, Clemson, Ohio State and Stanford.

AP Top 25 Week 4


RankTeamPV Rank
1 Alabama (59) 1
2 Oregon (1) 2
3 Clemson 3
4 Ohio State 4
5 Stanford 5
6 LSU 8
7 Louisville 7
8 Florida State 10
9 Georgia 9
10 Texas A&M 6
11 Oklahoma State
12
12 South Carolina
13
13 UCLA
16
14 Oklahoma 14
15 Michigan 11
16 Miami (FL)
15
17 Washington 19
18
Northwestern 17
19
Florida 18
20
Baylor 22
21
Mississippi 25
22
Notre Dame
21
23
Arizona State
NR
24
Wisconsin 20
25
Texas Tech
NR

Others receiving votes: Michigan St. 59, Fresno St. 27, UCF 25, N. Illinois 24, Georgia Tech 17, Nebraska 15, Arizona 11, Auburn 9, Boise St. 4, TCU 3, Virginia Tech 3, Arkansas 2, Navy 1

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