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College football rankings, Week 6: Florida State jumps LSU in AP Top 25 Poll

LSU's disappointing win against Towson dropped them one spot to No. 4 in the AP Poll, but they are still No. 3 in the Coaches Poll.

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BlogPoll: Alabama still No. 1, Oregon State soars

Unimpressive wins by most of the nation's top 10 led to little change in the Week 6 BlogPoll rankings, but West Virginia moved up after its pyrotechnic display against Baylor, and Oregon State used another big win to make a six-spot jump.


Simulated BCS: Big 12, nation's best conference?

With four teams in the top 13 of Week 5's simulated BCS standings, led by Kansas State at No. 8, the left-for-dead Big 12 has emerged as perhaps the best conference in college football's young 2012 season.


Florida State the AP poll's new No. 3

The Tigers and Seminoles switched spots after Florida State beat South Florida and LSU struggled early against Towson.


Texas, Notre Dame climb in latest Coaches' Poll

With the top eight unchanged in the Coaches' Poll, the Longhorns and Fighting Irish take advantage of Stanford's Thursday night loss.


BCS computer likes LSU, Bama, Florida

The latest USA Today Sagarin Rankings have been released, and the ELO CHESS computer rankings, used in the official BCS rankings, see a trio of SEC schools atop the charts.

A week after the ELO CHESS standings had the Florida Gators as the top team, this week's ratings have LSU No. 1, with conference foes Alabama at No. 2 and the Gators at No. 3. The SEC actually has five teams in total in the top 10 of these computer rankings, with Georgia in the fourth slot and Steve Spurrier's South Carolina Gamecocks ranked seventh.

Here is this week's ELO CHESS top 10:

1. LSU Tigers

2. Alabama Crimson Tide

3. Florida Gators

4. Georgia Bulldogs

5. Ohio State Buckeyes

6. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

7. South Carolina Gamecocks

8. Texas Longhorns

9. Oregon Ducks

10. Florida State Seminoles

The first official BCS Rankings for 2012 will be released on Oct. 14, then weekly through Dec. 2.


West Virginia and Texas are set to rise in top 25

The West Virginia Mountaineers and the Texas Longhorns are ready to rise in the top 25 after big victories over Baylor and Oklahoma State respectively. Stanford will probably fall after an upset loss to Washington.

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