The BYU Cougars made a big jump in this week's Associated Press Top 25 poll and are mighty close to being ranked in the USA Today Amway coaches poll.
Largely thanks to a bunch of teams in the middle of last week's AP poll losing this weekend, the Cougars vaulted all the way up to No. 20 in this week's poll after beating McNeese State 30-3, and are at the top of the "others receiving votes" category in the coaches poll.
BYU (3-1) entered the AP poll last week at No. 25 after upsetting Wisconsin, and was in the middle of the "others receiving votes" category in the coaches poll. The Cougars received 141 points in this week's coaches poll, just four shy of No. 25 Boise State.98 comments on this story
BYU's next opponent, the Washington Huskies, dropped from 10th to 11th in this week's AP poll but rose from 12th to 11th in the coaches poll after beating Arizona State 27-20 on Saturday.
Elsewhere in the Beehive State, the Utah Utes received votes in both polls this week, garnering nine in the AP poll and two in the coaches poll. The Utes will next face the Washington State Cougars, who received no votes in the AP poll but 34 in the coaches poll after falling to the USC Trojans on Friday night.
The Alabama Crimson Tide stayed atop both polls.