NEW YORK (AP) - The combination of impressive victories by
Alabama and Ohio State, a stunning loss by Virginia Tech, led to
Boise State losing all but one of its first-place votes in the AP
The Broncos are still No. 3, behind the top-ranked Tide and No.
2 Buckeyes, but the gap between Boise State and the top two has
Alabama received 52 first-place votes and 1,466 points. Ohio
State had five first-place votes and 1,410 points. Boise State
received 1,306 points.
TCU remained fourth and Oregon jumped two spots to No. 5 after
winning 48-13 at Tennessee.
After Boise State beat Virginia Tech last Monday night in
Landover, Md., the Broncos received eight first-place votes from
the media panel and were only 13 points behind No. 2 Ohio State.