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Utah football jumps to No. 24/25 in week 1 polls

By Josh Furlong | Posted - Sep. 8, 2015 at 12:13 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah moved up in the polls Tuesday following its 24-17 victory over the Michigan Wolverines.

Utah jumped up six places in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Poll, coming in at No. 24 with 137 votes.

Utah also jumped up five spots in the Amway USA Today Coaches Poll, coming in at No. 25 with 106 votes. The Utes were previously unranked in both polls, slated around No. 30 in the both polls.

Utah is one of five Pac-12 teams voted into the Top 25 in both polls, including Oregon (No. 7/5), USC (No. 8/10), UCLA (No. 13/13) and Arizona (No. 22/20). Pac-12 teams receiving votes in the Coaches Poll, include Arizona State, Cal, and Stanford.

Arizona State and Stanford both dropped from the polls after losing over the weekend.

Following BYU's come-from-behind victory over Nebraska, the Cougars jumped up to No. 30 in the Coaches Poll, receiving 23 votes. BYU had received three votes in the preseason poll.

Josh Furlong


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