The Oregon Ducks are the new No. 1 for Week 12 of the AP Top 25 rankings. The Ducks took over the top spot after Alabama fell to Texas A&M on Saturday. Oregon blew out Cal with a big second half, winning 59-17.
Washington received one vote for No. 25 in the poll. The Huskies got their third-straight win in convincing fashion over the Utah Utes in Week 11.
The other Pacific Northwest team in the rankings, Oregon State, fell to No. 15 after blowing a late lead to Stanford. The Cardinal jumped the Beavers and sit at No. 14.
There are five Pac-12 teams in the Top 25, as UCLA lands at No. 17 and USC sits at No. 21.
Kansas State remained ahead of Notre Dame and moved into No. 2. The Irish are at No. 3, with Alabama and Georgia rounding out the top five. Texas A&M made the biggest leap, going from No. 15 to No. 9 with the win in Tuscaloosa.
Full AP Top 25 rankings:
|2||Kansas State (14)||10-0||1,451||3|
|3||Notre Dame (1)||10-0||1,382||4|
Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma State 79, Northern Illinois 77, Mississippi State 48, Wisconsin 26, UCF 16, Boise State 14, Arizona 6, Fresno State 6, Cincinnati 6, TCU 5, San Jose State 4, Utah State 4, Tulsa 4, San Diego State 3, Northwestern 2, Toledo 1, Washington 1