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No. 18 is BYU, Georgia Tech is 19th and Oklahoma No. 20.
The final five has South Florida and South Carolina, then three teams that re-entered the rankings this week.
No. 23 Houston moved back into the rankings after beating Mississippi State 31-28 in Starkville.
No. 24 Utah rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Colorado State 24-17 and No. 25 Notre Dame got back into the AP rankings on an off week.
The Fighting Irish host USC on Saturday, with a chance to drop out or make a big move back up the rankings.
While the SEC holds the top two spots in the Top 25, the conference only has four ranked teams this week, down from six last week.
The Big 12 has the most ranked teams with five.
Ole Miss, which began the season in the top 10, dropped out of the rankings for the first time in 2009. Auburn also fell out after losing its first game of the season and Missouri dropped from the rankings.
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