Georgia suffered an ugly blow on Saturday, losing 45-14, and it showed in the latest ranking polls.
The Bulldogs have fallen nine spots in the latest coaches’ poll after the loss to the Rebels. Being ranked as the eleventh team nationally a week ago, Georgia now sits at No. 20 after the first loss during Kirby Smart’s tenure.
Tennessee jumps to Georgia’s previous standing at No. 11 as another top 25 matchup is slated for Saturday, Oct. 1 at Sanford Stadium.
Seven teams still remain ranked from the SEC, with Alabama remaining ranked as the nation’s top team. Texas A&M (No. 10), Mississippi (No. 17), and Florida and Arkansas round out the poll at 21st and 22nd after their defeats, in addition to previously mentioned Georgia and Tennessee.
Georgia rounds out the AP Top 25 rankings, taking the final spot in the poll comprised by numerous media members around football. Georgia was ranked at No. 12 a week ago, now suffering a drop of thirteen spots.
Tennessee also stands at No. 11 in this poll, just as the Volunteers did in the coaches’ ranking.
Seven teams still remain ranked from the SEC, with Alabama remaining ranked as the nation’s top team. Texas A&M (No. 9), Mississippi (No. 16), and Arkansas and Florida round out the poll at No. 20 and 23 after their losses.
LSU fell out of both polls after losing to Auburn, their second of the season.