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Alabama remains #1 in BCS standings

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The Alabama Crimson Tide remained #1 in this week's BCS standings, holding the top spot for the third week of this season's rankings.

The ranking was announced Sunday night on ESPN. The BCS ranking at the end of the season determines which two teams will play for the national championship at the Discover BCS National Championship Game in Miami, FL, on Jan. 7, 2013.

Here is this week's BCS top 10 rankings:

1) Alabama
2) Kansas State
3) Notre Dame
4) Oregon  
5) LSU
6) Georgia
7) Florida
8) South Carolina
9) Florida State
10) Louisville


The BCS rankings are determined by computer rankings, the AP Poll, and the USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those three are equally weighted in the BCS rankings.

Earlier Sunday, the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls were released. The following shows the team, the (number) of first place votes, the team's season record, the number of total points, and last week's ranking:

AP Top 25 for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

1 Alabama (60) 8-0 1500 1
2 Oregon 8-0 1412 2
3 Kansas State 8-0 1382 4
4 Notre Dame 8-0 1344 5
5 LSU 7-1 1216 6
6 Ohio State 9-0 1158 9
7 Georgia 7-1 1145 12
8 Florida 7-1 1075 3
9 Florida State 8-1 1046 11
10 Clemson 7-1 914 14
11 South Carolina 7-2 823 17
12 Louisville 8-0 817 16
13 Oregon State 6-1 762 7
14 Oklahoma 5-2 758 8
15 Stanford 6-2 627 19
16 Texas A&M 6-2 580 22
17 Mississippi State 7-1 559 13
18 USC 6-2 418 10
19 Boise State 7-1 406 21
20 Texas Tech 6-2 388 15
21 Nebraska 6-2 249 NR
22 Louisiana Tech 7-1 209 24
23 West Virginia 5-2 126 25
24 Arizona 5-3 106 NR
25 UCLA 6-2 103 NR



USA Today Coaches' Top 25 for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

1 Alabama (59) 8-0 1475 1
2 Oregon 8-0 1391 2
3 Kansas State 8-0 1366 4
4 Notre Dame 8-0 1307 5
5 LSU 7-1 1225 6
6 Georgia 7-1 1149 11
7 Florida State 8-1 1121 10
8 Florida 7-1 1024 3
9 Clemson 7-1 976 13
10 Louisville 8-0 888 14
11 South Carolina 7-2 838 16
12 Oklahoma 5-2 758 7
13 Oregon State 6-1 684 9
14 Boise State 7-1 634 18
15 Stanford 6-2 626 19
16 Texas A&M 6-2 592 21
17 USC 6-2 583 8
18 Mississippi State 7-1 569 12
19 West Virginia 5-2 326 22
20 Texas Tech 6-2 284 17
21 Nebraska 6-2 283 NR
22 Texas 6-2 200 24
23 Louisiana Tech 7-1 191 NR
24 Oklahoma State 5-2 166 NR
25 Rutgers 7-1 151 15


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