Rebels ranked No. 10 in AP Top 25
Mike Hilton and Senquez Golson celebrate Golson’s pick six against ULL. (Photo Credit: Bentley Breland)
After overwhelming Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, Ole Miss moved up to No. 10 in the AP Top 25 poll this week. This marks the first time the Rebels have been ranked in the top 10 since the 2009 season. (Click here for the complete AP Poll.)
The Southeastern Conference continues to dominate The Associated Press poll, with eight SEC teams ranked for the third consecutive week. The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams ranked in the top 15, including five teams ranked in the top 10. It is the second straight week in which the SEC has five squads ranked in the top 10.
Florida State holds down the top spot in the poll. Oregon, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Auburn round out the top 5. Texas A&M is sixth in this week’s poll, followed by Baylor, LSU, Notre Dame, and Ole Miss.
After South Carolina defeated Georgia on Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to No. 13 and the Gamecocks rose up to No. 14. Missouri moved up to No. 18 this week to round out the contingent of top 25 SEC teams.
Jeff is a college sports fanatic who was able to recognize many D1 team logos by kindergarten. Growing up, Jeff played football, baseball, basketball, and ran track/cross country. Jeff’s love for college sports was expanded while running track/cross country at Indiana University, where he earned a General Education degree and attended every sporting event possible when not running for the Hoosiers. A proud parent and husband, Jeff resides in Oxford. His wife is an Ole Miss graduate, and Jeff has a year of post-graduate studies at Ole Miss under his belt. Jeff and his family can be found at just about any Ole Miss sporting event throughout the year. Jeff follows the idea of God, Family/Friends, and Football as a way of life. Writing about Ole Miss sports plays to Jeff’s love affair with collegiate athletics perfectly!