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Watching the Polls: Baylor Rises to #9 in Amway Coaches Poll

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We won't get the AP Poll for a couple of hours yet, but the Coaches Poll shows a bit of movement after Week 1 of the 2014 CFB season.

Ronald Martinez

The first major poll of the 2014 season is out, and your Baylor Bears are now ranked #9 in the land following South Carolina's tumble from the ranks of the top 10.  The full poll below.

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES PREVIOUS RANK
1 Florida State Seminoles 1-0 1541 57 NR
2 Alabama Crimson Tide 1-0 1432 NR
3 Oklahoma Sooners 1-0 1407 2 NR
4 Oregon Ducks 1-0 1358 2 NR
5 Auburn Tigers 1-0 1289 NR
6 Michigan State Spartans 1-0 1141 NR
7 Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 1114 NR
8 Georgia Bulldogs 1-0 1108 1 NR
9 Baylor Bears 1-0 1018 NR
10 Stanford Cardinal 1-0 999 NR
11 UCLA Bruins 1-0 964 NR
12 LSU Tigers 1-0 912 NR
13 Texas A&M Aggies 1-0 895 NR
14 USC Trojans 1-0 713 NR
15 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 1-0 605 NR
16 Arizona State Sun Devils 1-0 502 NR
17 Ole Miss Rebels 1-0 438 NR
18 Nebraska Cornhuskers 1-0 384 NR
19 Wisconsin Badgers 0-1 373 NR
20 Kansas State Wildcats 1-0 370 NR
21 South Carolina Gamecocks 0-1 272 NR
22 Missouri Tigers 1-0 189 NR
23 North Carolina Tar Heels 1-0 168 NR
24 Clemson Tigers 0-1 155 NR
25 Texas Longhorns 1-0 150 NR
Others Receiving Votes:Oklahoma State 106; Florida 84; Louisville 73; Mississippi State 72; Michigan 59; Washington 51; Duke 47; Brigham Young 26; Iowa 23; TCU 23; Minnesota 16; Louisiana-Lafayette 13; Marshall 11; Virginia Tech 11; West Virginia 7; Cincinnati 7; Arizona 6; Oregon State 5; Pittsburgh 2; Rutgers 2; Northern Illinois 2; Colorado State 2; Texas Tech 2; Temple 1; Boise State 1; Memphis 1.

The Big 12 is well-represented on this list, with OU at #3, Baylor at #9, Kansas State at #20, and Texas at #25.  Oklahoma State is the first team out at 26, followed by TCU at 35.

I'll update this post when the AP Poll becomes available in a couple of hours.

AP Poll:

AP Coaches Sagarin
1 Florida State (46) Florida State (57) Oregon
2 Alabama (1) Alabama Alabama
3 Oregon (5) Oklahoma (2) Oklahoma
4 Oklahoma (2) Oregon (2) Florida State
5 Auburn Auburn Texas A&M
6 Georgia (2) Michigan State Georgia
7 Michigan State Ohio State Stanford
8 Ohio State Georgia (1) Baylor
9 Texas A&M (2) Baylor Auburn
10 Baylor Stanford Michigan State
11 UCLA UCLA UCLA
12 LSU (1) LSU Ohio State
13 Stanford Texas A&M LSU
14 USC USC USC
15 Ole Miss Notre Dame Notre Dame
16 Notre Dame Arizona State Wisconsin
17 Arizona State Ole Miss Florida
18 Wisconsin Nebraska Kansas State
19 Nebraska Wisconsin South Carolina
20 Kansas State Kansas State Clemson
21 South Carolina South Carolina Ole Miss
22 North Carolina Missouri Washington
23 Clemson North Carolina Oklahoma State
24 Missouri Clemson Texas
25 Louisville Texas Arizona State

This one probably isn't going to make Baylor fans as happy...