Saturday’s Iron Bowl betweenAlabamaandAuburndidn’t have majorCollege FootballPlayoff ramifications, though it did officially knock the Crimson Tide out of the conversation. Instead, the 48-45 win by the Tigers made more of a splash in the latest AP Top 25 poll.
Still, Auburn fans may look on in anger as the Tigers find themselves two spots behind their hated rival. Alabama comes in at No. 9 in the latest poll, down four spots from a week ago, while Auburn climbed five spots to No. 11.
The rest of the AP top 10 looks largely the same.Bayloris up to No. 8 whileWisconsinenters the top 10 after beatingMinnesota. Like in the Coaches Poll, the Gophers fell six spots down to No. 15. Also like in the Coaches Poll, two new teams entered the top 25:Virginiaat No. 22 andAir Forceat No. 25.
Here’s how the rest of the AP Top 25 shakes out after Week 14.
25. Air Force