Arkansas drops five spots to 15th in AP Poll

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.