Ducks 80th in weekly USA Today re-rank

Another wild weekend of college football has left just five unbeaten teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision and wreaked havoc on the USA TODAY Sports 1-128 re-ranking.

To start, there’s a new No. 2: Clemson moves up two spots after winning at Florida State.

Wisconsin storms back into the top 10 at No. 6 after an overtime win against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers, meanwhile, move up one spot to No. 10.

The troubled Ducks moved up to 80th with a Saturday win over Arizona State. The Beavers remain mired at 97 after Washington State came from behind to avoid an upset. The Cougars are No. 21, the Huskies No. 3.

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Two formerly unbeaten teams, West Virginia and Baylor, see their stocks tumble. The Mountaineers don’t fall too far, to No. 13, but the Bears fall out of the top 25 entirely.

Boise State goes down 11 spots to No. 18 after a shocking loss to Wyoming. The Broncos are now ranked third among Group of Five teams, trailing No. 8 Western Michigan and No. 12 San Diego State.

For an example for how many changes came to this week’s re-rank, consider that just four teams inside the top 30 are in the same ranking they held a week ago: No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Washington, No. 17 Colorado and No. 29 Houston.

New to the top 25: South Florida, Penn State and LSU.

Out of the top 25: Baylor, Navy and Tennessee.

USA Today also dialed up the computer rankings that used to determine BCS standings. The Ducks come out 60th overall and and Beavers 86th. The Huskies are No. 4 and the Cougs No. 18.

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