Oct 17, 2013; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman Shayon Green (51) celebrates with fans after the game. The Miami Hurricanes defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels 27-23 at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Hurricanes Move to No. 7 in Latest AP Poll


Following their showdown against North Carolina on Thursday night, the Miami Hurricanes (6-0, 2-0) moved up three spots to No. 7 in the latest AP poll.

The Hurricanes were jumped by both Missouri (6-0) and Baylor (6-0).  Mizzou catapulted up nine spots to No. 5 while Baylor jumped six spots to No. 6.

Alabama remains at No. 1 and Oregon at No. 2.  With their 51-14 dismantling of Clemson, Florida State rose to No. 3, while Ohio State and Missouri round out this week’s top five.

Falling from the top 10 were LSU, Texas A&M, UCLA and Louisville.

Week 9 AP poll:

1. Alabama

2. Oregon

3. Florida State

4. Ohio State

5. Missouri

6. Baylor

7. Miami (FL)

8. Stanford

9. Clemson

10. Texas Tech

11. Auburn

12. UCLA

13. LSU

14. Texas A&M

15. Fresno State

16. Virginia Tech

17. Oklahoma

18. Louisville

19. Oklahoma State

20. South Carolina

21. UCF

22. Wisconsin

23. Northern Illinois

24. Michigan

25. Nebraska

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