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BYU travels to New Orleans to face Tulane on Saturday before playing their first home game on Sept. 19 against Florida State, one of three teams to fall out of the rankings this week.
Oregon and Iowa also fell out. Moving into the Top 25 were Miami, Cincinnati and Missouri.
LSU was No. 11 and No. 12 Boise State moved up two spots after beating Oregon 19-8 on Thursday.
Virginia Tech's opening loss dropped the Hokies seven spots to No. 14.
No. 15 Georgia Tech, was followed by TCU and Utah.
Notre Dame's 35-0 victory against Nevada helped the Fighting Irish climb five spots to No. 18.
North Carolina was No. 19, and Miami moved into the poll at No. 20 after a thrilling 38-34 victory Monday night against Florida State in Tallahassee.
The final five were Georgia, Nebraska, Cincinnati, Kansas and Missouri.
The Big 12 has six ranked teams, most of any conference.
Cincinnati, the defending Big East champion, is the first team from the conference to be ranked this season. The Bearcats started their season Monday with a 47-15 road victory against Big East rival Rutgers.
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