Coaches Poll top 25: Florida State falls to No. 9, impressive Penn State jumps USC

It's a fast turnaround from the five-day opening weekend to a Week 2 that's loaded with intriguing matchups. Instead of the usual Sunday release, the new Coaches Poll college football rankings came on Tuesday.

Alabama remained ranked No. 1 and Florida State dropped down six spots to No. 9 after the loss to the Tide. There was also a shake up near the bottom of the top 25 after Texas' season-opening loss to Maryland, including Notre Dame's entry in the rankings at No. 25. Florida took the biggest tumble of any team, falling eight spots to No. 24 after losing to Michigan.

Coaches Poll, Week 2

1. Alabama (59 first-place votes) 
2. Ohio State (2)
3. Clemson (3)
4. Penn State 
5. USC
6. Oklahoma 
7. Washington 
8. Michigan
9. Florida State
10. Oklahoma State
11. Wisconsin
12. LSU
13. Auburn
14. Stanford
15. Georgia 
16. Louisville
17. Miami
18. Virginia Tech
19. Kansas State
20. South Florida
21. Tennessee
22. Washington State
23. Utah
24. Florida 
25. Notre Dame

Dropped out: Texas, West Virginia 

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