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

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Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla, right, and quarterback Bryan Bennett both carry the football over the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Arizona in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Lyerla was credited with the touchdown for breaking the plane first as Oregon won 49-0.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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.