HOUSTON - The University of Houston Cougars (3-0) stayed in the No. 6 spot of the Associated Press College Football Poll after their 40-16 win over Cincinnati Thursday.
Louisville surged to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, matching the best ranking in school history, and Ohio State moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama.
The Texas Longhorns (2-1) dropped to No. 21 after their 50-43 loss to Cal (2-1) Saturday night. The Texas A&M Aggies (3-0) surged to No. 10 with their 29-16 victory over Auburn (1-2). Baylor (3-0) rose from No. 21 to No. 16 with its 38-10 victory over Rice.
The Crimson Tide received 50 first-place votes after coming from 21 points down to win 48-43 at Mississippi on Saturday. The Buckeyes moved up one spot after an emphatic 45-24 victory at Oklahoma.
No team made a bigger move than Louisville, which jumped seven spots and received six-first place votes after Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals beat Florida State 63-20. The Seminoles slid 10 spots to No. 13.
The Cardinals were No. 3 on Nov. 5, 2006, during coach Bobby Petrino's first stint with Louisville.
North Dakota State didn't make the rankings, but received 74 points after upsetting Iowa.
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