College Football Rankings, Week 5: Oregon Jumps LSU For No. 2

There is a new No. 2 in town. On the strength of their 49-0 victory over the Arizona Wildcats, the Oregon Ducks have overtaken the LSU Tigers and landed at No. 2 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll.

New No. 3 LSU had trouble topping the unranked Auburn Tigers and fell a spot, 68 points behind the Ducks.

The poll, released early Sunday, most rewarded the Kansas State Wildcats for their weekend performance, jumping the Wildcats from No. 15 to No. 7 after their upset victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman, Okla.

The Wildcats, and the rest of the country, continue to trail the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide, which collected 59 of the poll's 60 first-place votes. LSU received one first-place vote.

Along with Alabama and LSU, the SEC boasts four of the top six teams in the poll, as the No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs and No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks maintain their strong overall support from voters. The Florida State Seminoles landed at No. 4 after beating the Clemson Tigers on Saturday night.

Here's the full AP Top 25 poll for this week:

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (59) 1,499
2 Oregon 1,414
3 LSU (1) 1,346
4 Florida State 1,340
5 Georgia 1,245
6 South Carolina 1,147
7 Kansas State 1,067
8 Stanford 1,055
9 West Virginia 1,045
10 Notre Dame 1,003
11 Florida 864
12 Texas 856
13 USC 801
14 Ohio State 633
15 TCU 616
16 Oklahoma 611
17 Clemson 588
18 Oregon State 451
19 Louisville 414
20 Michigan State 348
21 Mississippi State 246
22 Nebraska 179
23 Rutgers 128
24 Boise State 114
25 Baylor 92

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