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October 23, 2016 AP Football Poll
- Penn State makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 12/4/2011 poll (75)
- West Virginia makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the 10/7/2012 poll (67 polls)
- Alabama's #1 streak reaches 10
- Alabama's Top 10 streak reaches 20
- Alabama's Top 25 streak reaches 140
- Clemson's Top 10 streak reaches 20
- Houston's Top 25 streak ends at 18
- Mississippi's Top 25 streak ends at 13
- Tennessee's Top 25 streak reaches 10
- Western Michigan ties 6 others for #136
- This is the highest rank for Michigan since the 11/19/2006 poll when they were ranked #2 after losing their showdown with #1 Ohio State 42-39.
- This is the highest rank for Washington since the final 2000 poll when they were ranked #3 after beating #13 Purdue 34-24 in the Rose Bowl.
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- The 3WT (3 Week AP Ranking Trend) column represents the net change in AP ranking over the last three weeks by comparing the rank from two weeks ago to the current rank (three total rankings). If a team was not ranked two weeks ago, they are given a default rank of 26 whether they received votes or not. This may or may not be a permanent feature, or it could be changed to four weeks.
- Regular season polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, from 1961-67 had 10 teams (except for the 1961 final poll which had 20), 1968-88 had 20 teams, and 1989-present had 25 teams.
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