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The Amway Coaches Poll for Week 2 is officially out, and there is one potentially baffling decision that has been made in the rankings.

After a 4-8 season last year, Notre Dame has now crept into the Top 25 after a Week 1 win over Temple. While in the AAC, Temple is a decent team and Notre Dame crushed them with a 49-16 score. However, ranking them already is akin to Notre Dame’s lofty preseason ranking last year that turned out to be Fool’s Gold. Maybe let the Fighting Irish validate themselves with a win over Georgia first before giving them the Top 25 rub.

After that, Alabama has maintained their No. 1 rankings. The full poll is below.

1. Alabama (59)
2. Ohio State (2)
3. Clemson (3)
4. Penn State
5. USC
6. Oklahoma
7. Washington
8. Michigan
9. Florida State
10. Oklahoma State
11. Wisconsin
12. LSU
13. Auburn
14. Stanford
15. Georgia
16. Louisville
17. Miami
18. Virginia Tech
19. Kansas State
20. South Florida
21. Tennessee
22. Washington State
23. Utah
24. Florida
25. Notre Dame

Amway Coaches Poll Week 2: An absolutely baffling decision in the Top 25 Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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