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AP Top 25 Heat Check: TCU, UGA move up _ but not far enough

The effects of preseason rankings are still lingering in the AP college football poll, and probably holding back the two newest members of the top 10.

No. 7 Georgia and No. 9 TCU were the big movers in the rankings this week after impressive victories last Saturday. The Bulldogs, who started the season ranked No. 15, have been the only Southeastern Conference team outside Alabama to give off the scent of a College Football Playoff contender. The Horned Frogs were unranked at the start of the season. Now they look like they might be the biggest threat to Oklahoma in the Big 12.

An argument can be made that both the Bulldogs and Horned Frogs are still lacking the support...