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Michigan State improved to eighth from 12th in the AP college football rankings released Sunday while Michigan maintained its No. 4 ranking.

Louisville surged to No. 3, matching the best ranking in school history, and Ohio State moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama.

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.

Earlier Sunday, Michigan was ranked fifth and Michigan State eighth in the Amway Coaches' Poll.

AP POLL

1. Alabama

2. Ohio State

3. Louisville

4. Michigan

5. Clemson

6. Houston

7. Stanford

8. Michigan State

9. Washington

10. Texas A&M

11. Wisconsin

12. Georgia

13. Florida State

14. Tennessee

15. Miami

16. Baylor

17. Arkansas

18. LSU

19. Florida

20. Nebraska

21. Texas

22. San Diego State

23. Mississippi

24. Utah

25. Oklahoma

COACHES' POLL

1. Alabama

2. Ohio State

3. Clemson

4. Louisville

5. Michigan

6. Stanford

7. Houston

8. Michigan State

9. Washington

10. Wisconsin

11. Georgia

12. Tennessee

13. Texas A&M

14. Florida State

15. Baylor

16. Florida

17. Louisiana State

18. Arkansas

19. Miami

20. Nebraska

21. Texas Christian

22. Mississippi

23. Utah

24. Texas

25. Iowa

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