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Georgia is a distant second to top-ranked Alabama in the latest AP Top 25 poll, but not in the eyes of two voters, who moved their first-place votes from the Crimson Tide to the Bulldogs.
"One thing is I always keep a very fluid ballot and I've had four No. 1 teams counting my preseason No. 1, Florida State, for which I am deeply sorry and apologize," said Kirk Bohls of the Austin American Statesman.
Bohls and John Adams of the Knoxville (Tennensee) News Sentential both put the Bulldogs ahead of the top-ranked Tide, which received 59 first-place votes.
Alabama, which was idle, was the only top-10 team not to switch positions this week.
Georgia jumped up from third.
"I just think Georgia has been so impressive the way they've just dominated people and have a huge non-conference win over Notre Dame," Bohls said. "Even though Alabama beat Florida State, the impact of that is diluted because of the Seminoles' struggles since then.
"So, you could make the argument other than Iowa State's twin wins over Oklahoma and TCU, the biggest two none-conference wins are Georgia over Notre Dame and Oklahoma over Ohio State," Bohls said.
Bohls stressed he wasn't one to punish Alabama for having the weekend off, either.
"I always operate on what you've done lately. I don't penalize Alabama for being idle," Bohls said. "But the way the Bulldogs handled an admittedly inferior Florida team, I felt compared to put them at No. 1. It seems obvious they're headed for a terrific showdown in Atlanta."
That would be in the SEC championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Dec. 2.
Adams said Georgia has a better resume than Alabama right now.
"I think Georgia's done more to this point, and Georgia's victory over Notre Dame at South Bend looms larger by the week,"
Adams said. "I mean, it's the only team to beat Notre Dame and on its home field. And you look at what Notre Dame's done, that's why I have them ranked as high as I do."
Adams put the Fighting Irish third on his ballot.
"Alabama's best chance to make an impression lies ahead with Mississippi State, LSU and Auburn," Adams said. "But even now I look back at the Florida State game, which was such a big game at the time, and I know Florida State lost its quarterback, but it's gone so bad for Florida State that that win doesn't mean as much.
"I'm surprised more people have not made that switch," Adams said. "I guess it's hard to get off Alabama."