Georgia moves up to No. 5 in AP poll after thrashing Tennessee

Georgia wide receiver Javon Wims catches a touchdown pass over Tennessee defensive back Shaq Wiggins during the first half an NCAA college football game against Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

There’s a new No. 5 in the post-Week 5 AP poll.

After shutting out Tennessee on the road, Georgia jumped up to No. 5 behind Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Penn State. Washington, which beat Oregon State, stayed at No. 6. Georgia was No. 7 last week.

The Bulldogs take the place of USC in the top five. The Trojans lost Friday night to Washington State and fell all the way to No. 14. Washington State, meanwhile, moved up four spots to No. 12.

The poll has a tie this week at No. 21. Florida and Notre Dame each have 349 votes.

NC State entered the poll at No. 24 and Central Florida makes an appearance at No. 25. They replace Mississippi State and LSU. Both SEC teams lost on Saturday.

Here’s the entire poll:

1. Alabama
2. Clemson
3. Oklahoma
4. Penn State
5. Georgia
6. Washington
7. Michigan
8. TCU
9. Wisconsin
10. Ohio State
11. Washington State
12. Auburn
13. Miami
14. USC
15. Oklahoma State
16. Virginia Tech
17. Louisville
18. South Florida
19. San Diego State
20. Utah
21. Notre Dame
21. Florida
23. West Virginia
24. NC State
25. Central Florida

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