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Rebels move up to No. 15 in Coaches Poll

Rebels move up to No. 15 in Coaches Poll

Coach Freeze and the Rebels about to take the field against Vandy. (Photo Credit: Joshua McCoy, Ole Miss Athletics)

The USA Today Amway Coaches Poll for September 7, 2014 is out, and the Ole Miss Rebels have moved up two spots to No. 15 following their 41-3 whipping of Vanderbilt.

The biggest movers in the poll were previously unranked Virginia Tech, who vaulted up to No. 19 after beating Ohio State, and Ohio State, who dropped from No. 7 to No. 18 following the loss.

Click here for the complete poll.

The top five stayed the same: Florida State, Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn.

The Southeastern Conference continues to figure prominently in the polls with five SEC teams in the Top 10 and eight in the Top 25. They are as follows:

2) Alabama
5) Auburn
6) Georgia
8) Texas A&M
9) LSU
15) Ole Miss
22) Missouri
23) South Carolina

Following a 41-7 loss to BYU, the Texas Longhorns dropped out of the poll. Others receiving votes, but not ranked in the poll, include: Louisville (128 points), BYU (124), Florida (107) and Mississippi State (84).

About The Author

Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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