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College football rankings: Florida drops to No. 9 in the Coaches Poll, No. 10 in AP Poll

The Gators fall down a spot after a near-loss to Floria Atlantic.

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The Florida Gators may have moved to 10-1 after their close-call win over Florida Atlantic in week 12, but it wasn't enough to help them improve their standing in the Coaches Poll or the AP Poll. In fact, the Gators actually dropped down in both polls to No. 9 (Coaches) and No. 10 in the country (AP).

The Gators were jumped in the Coaches Poll by both No. 7 Baylor (defeated No. 10 Oklahoma State) and No. 6 Michigan State (defeated No. 2 Ohio State). The Gators are now the seventh rated one-loss team.

In the AP Poll, No. 6 Michigan State and No. 7 Baylor also jumped the Gators. They're the eighth-rated one-loss team in that poll.

Florida's opponent in the season finale - Florida State - rose to No. 14 in the Coaches Poll. Elsewhere across the SEC, Alabama moved up to No. 2, Ole Miss jumped up six spots to No. 19 and Mississippi State moved up to No. 22. All three teams pulled out wins on Saturday, over Charleston Southern, LSU and Arkansas, respectively.

In the AP Poll, Florida State also rose to No. 14. Alabama (No. 2), Ole Miss (No. 19) and Mississippi State (No. 23) account for the rest of the SEC.

You can view the full Coaches Poll here, and the full AP Poll here.

AP Coaches
1 Clemson (55) Clemson (58)
2 Alabama (6) Alabama (5)
3 Iowa Iowa (1)
4 Notre Dame Notre Dame
5 Oklahoma Oklahoma
6 Michigan State Michigan State
7 Baylor Baylor
8 Ohio State Ohio State
9 Oklahoma State Florida
10 Florida Oklahoma State
11 North Carolina North Carolina
12 Michigan Stanford (T-12)
13 Stanford Michigan (T-12)
14 Florida State Florida State
15 TCU Navy
16 Navy TCU
17 Northwestern Northwestern
18 Oregon Oregon
19 Ole Miss Ole Miss
20 Washington State Washington State
21 Houston Houston
22 UCLA Mississippi State
23 Mississippi State UCLA
24 Toledo Temple
25 Temple Utah