NEW YORK (AP) - Nevada is ranked for the first time since 1948
and just the second time in the history of The Associated Press
college football poll.
The 25th-ranked Wolf Pack (4-0) are 4-0 for the first time since
1991, when they were still a I-AA program.
The first month of the season closed with the preseason top
three unchanged: Alabama is No. 1, followed by Ohio State and Boise
The Crimson Tide had its toughest challenge yet Saturday, coming
from behind to beat Arkansas 24-20. The road victory helped the
Tide gain five first-place votes, to 57.
Ohio State, which rolled to a 73-20 victory against Eastern
Michigan, received two first-place votes and Boise State, which
beat Oregon State 37-24, received one.