Colorado Football joins the Associated Press Top 25 poll

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The Colorado Football Buffaloes unbeaten start has earned them a ranking inside the AP Top 25 poll for the first time since 2016.

The Buffs (4-0, 1-0) dismantled UCLA (0-4, 0-1) on Friday night, earning themselves a spot inside the AP Top 25 poll.

Coming in at the No.21 spot, the Buffs are the only undefeated team left in the Pac-12 and are one of 14 unbeaten schools left in all of the FBS.

Here is this week’s full AP Top 25:

  1. Alabama (58)
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio State (1)
  4. Clemson (1)
  5. LSU
  6. Notre Dame
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Auburn
  9. West Virginia
  10. Washington
  11. Penn State
  12. UCF
  13. Kentucky
  14. Stanford
  15. Michigan
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Miami
  18. Oregon
  19. Texas
  20. Michigan State
  21. Colorado
  22. Florida
  23. NC State
  24. Virginia Tech
  25. Oklahoma State

The Buffs are led by their junior quarterback Steven Montez who is third in the Pac-12 with 273 yards passing per game.

Sophomore receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. fresh off his addition to the Biletnikoff Watch List is the nation’s leading receiver with 145.3 yards per game and averages 9.5 receptions per contest, also first in the nation.

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Colorado hosts Arizona State (3-2, 1-0) at Folsom Field on Saturday at 4 P.M. ET.

The Sun Devils are coming off a 52-24 blowout of Oregon State this past Saturday. This game will be the first real test for the Buffaloes in 2018.

This weekend is Family Weekend at the CU campus, but that should not limit the rowdiness from the Buffs fans. They were pumped up for the Friday night battle against UCLA, and now with the teams ranked within the Top 25, even more excitement is surrounding this underrated squad.