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Alabama, Oregon stay 1-2 in latest AP Top 25 Poll

The Sports Network

10/21/2012 2:22:53 PM

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Alabama continued its streak of weeks at No. 1 to eight, the longest stay atop the Associated Press rankings in school history.

The Crimson Tide received 59 first-place votes and a total of 1,499 points from a nationwide media panel after their 44-13 victory over Tennessee on Saturday.

Oregon, Florida, Kansas State and Notre Dame rounded out the top five for a second straight week. The Gators got the other first-place vote following their 44-11 win over South Carolina. The Gamecocks dropped from ninth to No. 17.

LSU, Oregon State, Oklahoma, Ohio State and USC complete the top-10.

The next 10 consists of Florida State, Georgia, Mississippi State, Clemson, Texas Tech, Louisville, South Carolina, Rutgers, Stanford and Michigan. The Red Raiders and the Wolverines each moved up three spots.

Boise State, Texas A&M, Ohio, Louisiana Tech and West Virginia took the final five spots. The Mountaineers fell eight positions after their 55-14 loss to Kansas State.

Cincinnati dropped out of the top-25 following its 29-23 loss to Toledo on Saturday.