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November 11, 2013

Legends Poll: Oregon stumbles after loss to Stanford

The No. 2 spot in the Legends Poll has a new name for the first time this season.

Oregon suffered its first loss of the year Thursday night, 26-20, to Stanford, which opened the door for Florida State to climb in the Legends Poll.

The Seminoles, who trounced Wake Forest, 59-3, are now second only to top-ranked Alabama, which this week received its first unanimous No. 1 ranking of the season.

The Crimson Tide made a statement with a 38-17 victory over LSU Saturday night. The loss sent No. 15 LSU tumbling four spots.

No. 3 Ohio State, No. 4 Baylor and No. 5 Stanford all moved up a spot in the rankings this week. Oregon fell four spots to No. 6.

No. 7 Auburn continued its quiet climb up the rankings and will face another tough when No. 25 Georgia visits next weekend.

Clemson, Missouri and Texas A&M rounded out the top 10.

No. 17 Oklahoma dropped seven spots after No. 4 Baylor undressed the Sooners in Waco on Thursday —- the biggest drop in the rankings this week.

No. 24 Texas was the lone newcomer in the top 25 this week. Texas Tech dropped out.

Click here to see Legends Poll coaches' individual ballots: www.legendschannel.com/legends-poll-voters/

Rank    Team    Record    Points    Pvs Rank

1    Alabama (16)    9-0    400    1

2    Florida State    9-0    384    3

3    Ohio State    9-0    366    4

4    Baylor    8-0    346    5

5    Stanford    8-1    341    6

6    Oregon    8-1    302    2

7    Auburn    9-1    298    8

8    Clemson    8-1    295    7

9    Missouri    9-1    289    9

10    Texas A&M    8-2    240    12

11    South Carolina    7-2    214    13

12    Oklahoma State    8-1    212    14

13    Michigan State    8-1    194    17

14    Louisville    8-1    186    16

15    LSU    7-3    168    11

16    Wisconsin    7-2    157    19

17    Oklahoma    7-2    142    10

18    UCLA    7-2    131    18

19    Fresno State    9-0    120    20

20    UCF    7-1    103    23

21    Northern Illinois    9-0    83    22

22    Arizona State    7-2    59    25

23    Miami (Fla.)    7-2    53    15

24    Texas    7-2    35    -

25    Georgia    6-3    28    24

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 22, Minnesota 14, USC 8, Virginia Tech 5, Duke 5

Teams dropped since last week's poll: Texas Tech

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