Alabama stays No. 1, Oregon drops to No. 6, seven SEC teams ranked in both AP Poll and BCS standings

While the Tide held steady in the top spot for about the billionth week in a row, the Ducks dropped out of the top 5 in both the newest AP rankings and BCS standings after their upset at the hands of Stanford on Thursday night. The Cardinal moved up from No. 6 to No. 5 in the AP Poll and from No. 5 to No. 4 in the BCS standings. There are also now seven teams from the SEC in both sets of rankings, a new record and the most of any conference. That eclipses their record set previously this year of having six teams.

The biggest gain of the week in the AP Poll belongs to three teams, all of whom moved up four places. Michigan State went from No. 18 to No. 14, Central Florida went from No. 19 to No. 15, and Wisconsin went from No. 21 to 17. The largest fall of the week goes to both Oklahoma and Miami (who was upset by Virginia Tech this weekend), who each fell 10 spots, from No. 12 to No. 22 and No. 14 to No. 24, respectively. Notre Dame and Texas Tech, previously No. 24 and No. 25, respectively, dropped out of the rankings and Texas and Georgia entered, at No. 23 and No. 25 respectively.

In the BCS standings, the biggest rise of the week belongs to UCLA, who moved up six places, from No. 19 to No. 13. The Hurricanes again had the largest fall of the week, as they fell 12 spots, from No. 11 to No. 23. The Sooners and LSU were close behind, each dropping eight places, from No. 10 to No. 18 and No. 13 to No. 21, respectively. Just like in the AP Poll, the Fighting Irish and Red Raiders, previously No. 23 and No. 25, respectively, fell out of the standings, while Texas and Georgia entered at No. 24 and No. 25, respectively.


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