The Utah Utes celebrate on the field by “Lighting The U”, after beating the San Diego State Aztecs in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. The Utes won 35-7.

Ben B. Braun, Deseret News

Each week of the college football season (and the college basketball season in a few months, for that matter), individual ballots that determine the AP Top 25 poll are made public so everyone can see who voted which team into which slot.

On Sunday, both the Utah Utes and BYU Cougars were in the poll, although they moved different directions after Utah won and BYU lost.

The Utes moved up one spot from No. 14 to No. 13 after handling the San Diego State Aztecs with ease, while the Cougars dropped seven spots from No. 12 to No. 19 after getting beaten soundly by the Oregon Ducks, who moved from No. 25 to No. 15.

But how high and low did Utah and BYU appear on any individual ballot?

Despite moving up a spot overall, the highest the Utes got voted this week actually went down a spot, although it came from the same voter. Jack Ebling of WSYM in Lansing, Michigan, voted Utah No. 8 this week after voting the team No. 7 last week.


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The number of votes in the top 10 that the Utes got also went down this week, from eight to just five. Also on the downside, Utah was …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


AP Top 25 poll: Highest and lowest votes for BYU, Utah football

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