Michigan football rises into top 5 in AP Poll

Spartans still ranked No. 12

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For the first time since the start of 2007, Michigan football is a top five team.

The Wolverines rose from No. 7 to No. 5 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll after beating up on Hawaii, 63-3, in Week 1. Michigan is ranked fifth behind Alabama, Clemson, Florida State and Ohio State.

READ: Week 1 Big Ten power rankings

Loses by No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 5 LSU allowed Michigan to move up two spots. The Wolverines also received one of 61 first-place votes. Alabama received 54 first-place votes, Clemson received two and Florida State received four.

Michigan checks in at No. 6 in the Coaches Poll behind Stanford.

After outlasting Furman, 28-13, in East Lansing Friday, Michigan State held steady at No. 12 in the AP Poll. The Spartans were jumped by Houston -- which upset Oklahoma -- Washington, Georgia, Wisconsin and Texas.

Here's a look at the entire top 25:

  • Alabama
  • Clemson
  • Florida State
  • Ohio State
  • Michigan
  • Houston
  • Stanford
  • Washington
  • Georgia
  • Wisconsin
  • Texas
  • Michigan State
  • Louisville
  • Oklahoma
  • TCU
  • Iowa
  • Tennessee
  • Notre Dame
  • Ole Miss
  • Texas A&M
  • LSU
  • Oklahoma State
  • Baylor
  • Oregon
  • Miami (Florida)
  • Nebraska was the only other Big Ten team to receive votes, landing in a tie for 32nd with 13 votes.