April 14, 2012; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles runningback James Wilder Jr. (32) runs the ball during the second half of the Florida State spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-US PRESSWIRE

FSU Has Another Tune Up Against Savannah State

The Seminoles will likely head to 2-0 after they play Savannah State, who lost its opener 84-0.

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USA Today Coaches Poll: Florida State Ranked No. 6, Florida No. 17

The Florida State Seminoles held steady at No. 6 in this week's USA Today Coaches Poll. The Seminoles could have named their score Saturday night against Savannah State, a 55-0 final in a game that was called in the third quarter due to lightning.

The Florida Gators jumped from No. 23 to No. 17 in this week's edition thanks to an impressive comeback win over the Texas A&M Aggies. Florida was down 17-0 at halftime and came back to win 20-17.

The Alabama Crimson Tide held their top spot in the poll for the second week in a row. The LSU Tigers jumped over the USC Trojans for the No. 2 spot. LSU defeated the Washington Huskies 41-3 on Saturday, while the Trojans beat the Syracuse Orange 42-29 after a slow first half.

Here's the full top 25 of this week's coaches' poll:

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (42) 1455
2 LSU (5) 1380
3 USC (11) 1363
4 Oregon (1) 1292
5 Oklahoma 1203
6 Florida State 1153
7 Georgia 1120
8 West Virginia 1024
9 South Carolina 1008
10 Michigan State 950
11 Clemson 904
12 Texas 730
13 Virginia Tech 704
14 Kansas State 696
15 TCU 649
16 Stanford 455
17 Florida 452
18 Michigan 440
19 Notre Dame 398
20 Louisville 280
21 Arkansas 246
22 Wisconsin 151
23 UCLA 147
24 Nebraska 135
25 Arizona 120

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College Football Rankings: AP Poll Has Florida State No. 5, Florida No. 18

The Florida State Seminoles moved up one spot into a tie for fifth in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Seminoles, who are tied with the Oklahoma Sooners, dominated Savannah State 55-0 in a game Saturday that was called in the third quarter due to lightning.

The Florida Gators moved up six spots to No. 18 after their comeback win over the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday. Florida won 20-17 after trailing 17-0 at halftime.

The Alabama Crimson Tide maintained their place at the top of the poll, and they received 48 of 60 first-place votes. The USC Trojans received eight first-place votes and came in at No. 2, and the third-ranked LSU Tigers received the other four first-place votes.

The complete poll is below:

Rank Team Votes
1 Alabama (48) 1,486
2 USC (8) 1,414
3 LSU (4) 1,404
4 Oregon 1,299
5 Florida State 1,160
5 Oklahoma 1,160
7 Georgia 1,155
8 South Carolina 1,025
9 West Virginia 1,017
10 Michigan State 995
11 Clemson 868
12 Ohio State 772
13 Virginia Tech 734
14 Texas 716
15 Kansas State 714
16 TCU 542
17 Michigan 429
18 Florida 427
19 Louisville 316
20 Notre Dame 310
21 Stanford 260
22 UCLA 250
23 Tennessee 177
24 Arizona 149
25 Brigham Young 110

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