Top 25 College Football Rankings 2022: Week 5 Coaches Poll

Athens, Georgia, United States: November 26, 2017: Crowd passes under Sanford Stadium Sign on Game Day


The 2022 college football season is now in full swing and it’s time to see some updated rankings. On Sunday, September 25, the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll released its Week 5 top 25 to give us a look at how the competition looks around the college football world.

Georgia retains the No. 1 spot in the rankings with 34 first-place votes, followed by the Alabama Crimson Tide, who received 26 first-place votes of their own.

Ohio State picked up the remaining four first-place votes and sits in third, followed by Michigan and Clemson to round out the top 5.

Where does your favorite team stand in the latest Coaches Poll?

A look at the Week 5 USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll can be seen below.

  1. Georgia (34)
  2. Alabama (26)
  3. Ohio State (4)
  4. Michigan
  5. Clemson
  6. USC
  7. Oklahoma State
  8. Kentucky
  9. Tennessee
  10. NC State
  11. Ole Miss
  12. Penn State
  13. Utah
  14. Baylor
  15. Oregon
  16. Oklahoma
  17. Texas A&M
  18. Washington
  19. Arkansas
  20. BYU
  21. Wake Forest
  22. Florida State
  23. Minnesota
  24. Pittsburgh
  25. Syracuse

Others Receiving Votes: Cincinnati 63; Kansas 59; Florida 49; Texas Tech 36; Kansas State 30; Texas 25; Texas Christian 20; Michigan State 13; James Madison 11; Mississippi State 10; Air Force 8; Oregon State 7; UCLA 6; Washington State 4; Louisiana State 4; Notre Dame 3; Iowa State 3; Maryland 2; Coastal Carolina 1.


The USA TODAY Sports AFCA football coaches poll is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of 65 head coaches at Football Bowl Subdivision schools. The panel is chosen by random draw, conference by conference plus independents, from a pool of coaches who have indicated to the American Football Coaches Association their willingness to participate. Each coach submits a Top 25 with a first-place vote worth 25 points, second-place 24, and so on down to one point for 25th.
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