Georgia reaches AP No. 1 in regular-season poll for first time since 1982
UNDATED (AP) - The No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press college football poll has been in the possession of just a few elite teams over the last six seasons. Alabama (63 times), Clemson (23), Ohio State (10) and LSU (eight) were the only teams to reach No. 1 from 2015 through Saturday.
Georgia has now joined that group, reaching the top spot in the AP poll presented by Regions Bank for the first time since being preseason No. 1 in 2008.
It has been 39 years since the Bulldogs were No. 1 in a regular-season poll.
Preseason No. 1 Alabama slipped to fifth after becoming the first No. 1 to be upset by an unranked team since 2008.
Reality Check thinks the Tide might have been cut too much slack.
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