The Oregon Ducks remained atop both the AP and the USA Today polls released Sunday morning and climbed to No. 1 in the all-important BCS poll.
The BSC results were announced late Sunday afternoon on ESPN. The Ducks were No. 1, followed by Auburn, TCU, Boise State and Utah. The top two teams atop the BCS poll at the end of the season play for the national championship.
In their third consecutive week as No. 1 on the AP poll, the Ducks reached a new high for first-place votes (49) and points (1,487) from the media panel after a decisive 53-32 victory at Southern California on Saturday night.
Boise State received seven first-place votes and 1,403 points after four voters switched from the Broncos to the Ducks.
Third-ranked Auburn also lost a first-place vote to Oregon. The Tigers got two votes as No. 1, but are now just seven points behind the Broncos.
In the AP poll, Alabama was fourth, followed by Utah, Wisconsin, Ohio State Nebraska and Stanford. Arizona was ranked 13th. Unranked Oregon State got 16 votes.
In the USA Today poll, Auburn was second, followed by Boise State, TCU, Alabama, Utah Wisconsin, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Nebraska. Stanford was 12 and Arizona 13th.