Georgia drops to 10th in AP, Coaches polls following South Carolina loss
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Georgia drops to 10th in AP, Coaches polls following South Carolina loss

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The Georgia Bulldogs, who lost to the South Carolina Gamecocks 20-17 in overtime on Saturday, have dropped to 10th in both the AP and Coaches polls for Week 8.

Georgia received 995 points in the AP Poll, which is down 398 points from the Week 7 poll. In the Coaches Poll, UGA received 1,049 points, down 410 points from Week 7.

Georgia’s next game is at home at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, October 19. The game will be televised by ESPN at 6:00pm ET.

Below are the complete AP and Coaches polls for Week 8 (first-place votes in parentheses):

AP POLL – WEEK 8

1. Alabama (30)
2. LSU (12)
3. Clemson (11)
4. Ohio State (9)
5. Oklahoma
6. Wisconsin
7. Penn State
8. Notre Dame
9. Florida
10. Georgia
11. Auburn
12. Oregon
13. Utah
14. Boise State
15. Texas
16. Michigan
17. Arizona State
18. Baylor
19. SMU
20. Minnesota
21. Cincinnati
22. Missouri
23. Iowa
24. Appalachian State
25. Washington

Others receiving votes: Tulane 55, Iowa State 36, Temple 31, Wake Forest 25, California 20, Virginia 8, Memphis 6, USC 4, South Carolina 4, Texas A&M 3, UCF 3, San Diego State 2, Louisiana Tech 1

Dropped from rankings: Wake Forest 19, Virginia 20, Memphis 23, Texas A&M 24

FBS COACHES POLL – WEEK 8

1. Alabama (44)
2. Clemson (14)
3. LSU (3)
4. Ohio State (4)
5. Oklahoma
6. Wisconsin
7. Penn State
8. Notre Dame
9. Florida
10. Georgia
11. Auburn
12. Oregon
13. Boise State
14. Utah
15. Texas
16. Michigan
17. Arizona State
18. Baylor
19. SMU
20. Minnesota
21. Cincinnati
22. Iowa
23. Washington
24. Appalachian State
25. Temple

Others receiving votes: Wake Forest 87, Tulane 76, Virginia 35, Memphis 30, California 21, Iowa State 19, San Diego State 18, Navy 17, Texas A&M 14, Louisiana Tech 6, Duke 5, UCF 4, Pittsburgh 3, South Carolina 3

Dropped from rankings: Wake Forest 17, Virginia 19, Memphis 20, Texas A&M 21

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