Utes move up to 11 in AP, Coaches Polls

Posted at 11:43 AM, Nov 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-13 14:34:56-05

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah football team moved up to the 11th spot in both the Associated Press Top 25 Poll and the Coaches Poll released Sunday.

The Utes are now 8-2 on the season, and face Oregon at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19.  Kickoff for that game will be at noon, associate sports information director, Liz Abel, announced Sunday.

Undefeated Alabama remains the number one ranked team in both polls, followed by Ohio State, Louisville, Michigan and Clemson.

Washington, who lost to the University of Southern California Saturday, is still the highest ranked PAC-12 team, at number 7 in both polls.  Colorado is one spot behind Utah at number 12.  USC is 15th in the A.P. poll and 19th in the Coaches Poll.  Washington State is 20th in both polls.