Ducks rise to No. 2 in AP football poll

Ducks rise to No. 2 in AP football poll

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EUGENE, OR - AUGUST 31: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks runs for a touchdown during the second quarter past the Nicholls State Colonels on August 31, 2013 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christopher Barth/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 9:18 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 3:39 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Oregon Ducks climbed one spot to No. 2 in the AP College Football poll after trouncing Nicholls State at Autzen Stadium on Saturday. 

Alabama remains No. 1 and receives 58 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Virginia Tech 35-10 to start the season.

No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Ohio State flip-flop spots from the preseason rankings. The Buckeyes receive one first-place vote. 

Clemson has surged to its highest ranking in The Associated Press poll in 25 years after the Tigers won the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season.

Clemson is No. 4 in the first regular season Top 25, following its 38-35 victory against Georgia. The Tigers received one-first place vote and have their best showing in the poll since Sept. 12, 1988, when they were No. 3.

Stanford is No. 5 in the rankings.

 

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