AP Top 25: Ducks leap LSU to No. 2, Beavers No. 18

AP Top 25: Ducks leap LSU to No. 2, Beavers No. 18

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon has slipped past LSU to No. 2 in The Associated Press Top 25 behind Alabama after the Ducks rolled to a victory and the Tigers struggled to remain unbeaten.

Oregon routed Arizona 49-0 on Saturday night in Eugene. No. 3 LSU hung on to win at Auburn 12-10.

Florida State remained No. 4 after its 49-37 victory against Clemson, and Georgia held steady at No. 5. No. 6 South Carolina gives the Southeastern Conference four of the top six teams in the nation.

Alabama got 59 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel, with LSU receiving the other.

Kansas State moved up eight spots to No. 7 after beating Oklahoma 24-19, the Wildcats' best ranking since September 2006.

 

Vs. Opp.
  Record Pts Pv T25 Rec. Extra Points
1. Alabama (59) 4-0 1,499 1 1-0 7-5 23-1 vs. Ole Miss at home
2. Oregon 4-0 1,414 3 0-0 9-3 5 straight wins over WSU
3. LSU (1) 4-0 1,346 2 0-0 4-7 First meeting with Towson
4. Florida St. 4-0 1,340 4 1-0 7-4 Highest rank since 10-9-05
5. Georgia 4-0 1,245 5 0-0 5-6 Murray 3TDs shy UGA record
6. South Carolina 4-0 1,147 7 0-0 6-5 Fourth SEC team in Top 6
7. Kansas St. 4-0 1,067 15 1-0 7-2 Highest rank since 9-14-03
8. Stanford 3-0 1,055 9 1-0 9-0 Won 6 of last 7 vs Huskies
9. West Virginia 3-0 1,045 8 0-0 7-2 First meet with Baylor
10. Notre Dame 4-0 1,003 11 2-0 8-2 Best start since 2002
11. Florida 4-0 864 14 1-0 7-4 1st SEC shutout since 2001
12. Texas 3-0 856 12 0-0 6-3 22-4 vs. Cowboys
13. Southern Cal 3-1 801 13 0-1 5-5 Sacked QB Maynard 7 times
14. Ohio St. 4-0 633 16 0-0 5-5 7-3 last 10 vs. Spartans
15. TCU 3-0 616 17 0-0 3-5 8-2 last 10 vs. Mustangs
16. Oklahoma 2-1 611 6 0-1 6-3 78-4 at home under Stoops
17. Clemson 3-1 588 10 0-1 8-4 Swinney 3-1 vs. Eagles
18. Oregon St. 2-0 451 NR 2-0 6-0 4-11 at Tucson, Ariz.
19. Louisville 4-0 414 20 0-0 4-8 3-12 at Hattiesburg, Miss.
20. Michigan St. 3-1 348 21 1-1 5-3 Bell career-high 253 yards
21. Mississippi St. 4-0 246 23 0-0 5-7 Defense improved this week
22. Nebraska 3-1 179 25 0-0 5-5 Burkhead back from injury
23. Rutgers 4-0 128 NR 0-0 6-3 Flood 3rd to go 4-0 at RU
24. Boise St. 2-1 114 24 0-1 4-5 7: fewest since 11-10-05
25. Baylor 3-0 92 NR 0-0 3-3 40 pts in 7 straight games

Michigan 44, Ohio 40, Virginia Tech 26, Arizona 17, Iowa St. 16, Wisconsin 13, Oklahoma St. 12, Texas A&M 11, Cincinnati 10, Tennessee 10, Texas Tech 10, Arizona St. 8, Louisiana Tech 7, Purdue 5, Miami 1.