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Mississippi State football leaps in AP Poll Top 25 after win vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Yet another dominant win for Mike Leach and his Mississippi State football team has resulted in the Bulldogs moving up in the AP Poll Top 25 college football rankings once more. Last week, following the Bulldogs’ strong win over the Texas A&M Aggies, MSU entered the AP Poll at 23.

Now, following a really good 40-17 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks, the Bulldogs are moving up in the world. Mississippi State is climbing the AP Poll Top 25 college football rankings pretty quickly right now due to how they are performing on the field.

Of course, dominant wins over a pretty good SEC programs will help your case. And that’s why, after MSU’s win over Arkansas, the Bulldogs are checking in at No. 16 in this week’s AP Poll Top 25.

Here’s how the college football rankings shook out this week.

AP Poll Top 25 college football rankings: Mississippi State football moves up after win vs. Arkansas

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Here’s how teams from the SEC stand in the AP Poll Top 25 right now:

  • 1. Georgia Bulldogs
  • 3. Alabama Crimson Tide
  • 6. Tennessee Volunteers
  • 9. Ole Miss Rebels
  • 16. Mississippi State Bulldogs
  • 23. Kentucky Wildcats

Receiving votes: Florida Gators 56 and South Carolina Gamecocks 12.

Here’s what the full AP Poll top 25 looks like this week.

  1. Georgia Bulldogs
  2. Ohio State Buckeyes
  3. Alabama Crimson Tide
  4. Clemson Tigers
  5. Michigan Wolverines
  6. Tennessee Volunteers
  7. USC Trojans
  8. Oklahoma State Cowboys
  9. Ole Miss Rebels
  10. Penn State Nittany Lions
  11. UCLA Bruins
  12. Oregon Ducks
  13. TCU Horned Frogs
  14. Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  15. North Carolina State Wolfpack
  16. Mississippi State Bulldogs
  17. Kansas State Wildcats
  18. Syracuse Orange
  19. Kansas Jayhawks
  20. Utah Utes
  21. Cincinnati Bearcats
  22. Texas Longhorns
  23. Kentucky Wildcats
  24. Illinois Fighting Illini
  25. James Madison Dukes

If Mississippi State is able to get a road win over No. 23 Kentucky, then things might get pretty interesting rankings wise. The Bulldogs have a really good shot to move up if they can get a win over the Wildcats. But let’s take it one day at a time right now.

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