The Top 25 teams in the USA Today college football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 6, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

. . . Record . . . Pts . . . Pvs1. USC (34) 1-0 1,481 12. Georgia (18) 2-0 1,454 23. Oklahoma (3) 2-0 1,370 44. Florida (3) 2-0 1,306 55. Ohio State (1) 2-0 1,289 36. Missouri 2-0 1,212 77. LSU (2) 1-0 1,198 68. Texas 2-0 1,069 99. Auburn 2-0 1,017 1010. Wisconsin 2-0 946 1111. Kansas 2-0 854 1212. Texas Tech 2-0 755 1313. Arizona State 2-0 737 1414. Oregon 2-0 665 1615. BYU 2-0 628 1516. Alabama 2-0 611 1717. Penn State 2-0 547 1918. South Florida 2-0 475 1819. Wake Forest 2-0 419 2020. East Carolina 2-0 375 21. Fresno State 1-0 300 2122. Utah 2-0 235 2323. Clemson 1-1 175 2224. West Virginia 1-1 145 825. California 2-0 128 Others receiving votes: Illinois 124, UCLA 86, Florida State 50, Kentucky 28, Boise State 22, Tennessee 21, TCU 18, Nebraska 16, Georgia Tech 15, Arizona 11, Virginia Tech 11, Vanderbilt 8, Oklahoma State 7, Iowa 4, Colorado 3, Notre Dame 3, Connecticut 2, Tulsa 2, Bowling Green 1, Northwestern 1, S. Carolina 1.