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NEW YORK Oregon has slipped past LSU to No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 polll and the USA Today poll behind Alabama after the Ducks rolled to a victory and the Tigers struggled to remain unbeaten.

Oregon State earned the No. 18 spot in the AP poll and 21 in the USA Today poll with a 27-20 victory over UCLA.

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.

The Sooners dropped from sixth to 16th.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 22, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record;Pts;Pv

1. Alabama (59);4-0;1,499;1

2. Oregon Ducks;4-0;1,414;3

3. LSU (1);4-0;1,346;2

4. Florida St.;4-0;1,340;4

5. Georgia;4-0;1,245;5

6. South Carolina;4-0;1,147;7

7. Kansas St.;4-0;1,067;15

8. Stanford;3-0;1,055;9

9. West Virginia;3-0;1,045;8

10. Notre Dame;4-0;1,003;11

11. Florida;4-0;864;14

12. Texas;3-0;856;12

13. Southern Cal;3-1;801;13

14. Ohio St.;4-0;633;16

15. TCU;3-0;616;17

16. Oklahoma;2-1;611;6

17. Clemson;3-1;588;10

18. Oregon State.;2-0;451;NR

19. Louisville;4-0;414;20

20. Michigan St.;3-1;348;21

21. Mississippi St.;4-0;246;23

22. Nebraska;3-1;179;25

23. Rutgers;4-0;128;NR

24. Boise St.;2-1;114;24

25. Baylor;3-0;92;NR

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 89, UCLA 79, 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.

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