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Utes Move Up To No. 17 In AP Top 25 Poll

Sep 29, 2019, 1:50 PM | Updated: 1:53 pm
Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) runs the ball into the end zone but the play is called back...
Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) runs the ball into the end zone but the play is called back on a field shift penalty during the game against the Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)
(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – After a dominating 38-13 win over the Washington State Cougars on Saturday night, the Utah Utes moved up two spots to No. 17 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Poll.

Following a disappointing loss to the USC Trojans two weeks ago, which the Utes dropped from No. 10 to No. 19, Utah was able to gain two spots back with their first Pac-12 win of the 2019 season.

The Utes are one of two teams in the Pac-12 South Division to be in the poll and one of four teams in the entire conference. They are the third highest ranked team in the Pac-12.

Oregon remained at No. 13 after their bye week, Washington moved up two spots to No. 15 with their win over USC, Arizona State is back in the poll with their upset road win over California, who was ranked No. 15 and is now out of the poll.

Here is the entire AP Top 25 Poll after the fifth week of the season:

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State
  5. LSU
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Auburn
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Notre Dame
  10. Florida
  11. Texas
  12. Penn State
  13. Oregon
  14. Iowa
  15. Washington
  16. Boise State
  17. Utah
  18. UCF
  19. Michigan
  20. Arizona State
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. Wake Forest
  23. Virginia
  24. Southern Methodist
  25. Texas A&M and Michigan State

Others receiving votes:

California (141), Memphis (71), Appalachian State (50), Army 44, Missouri (26), Baylor (19), Colorado (19), Minnesota (15), USC (7), Tulane (1), Kansas State (1).

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