The third set of BCS standings were released on Sunday, and for the third-consecutive week the Alabama Crimson Tide leads the way.

Alabama, who is 7-0, is ranked first by both polls used in the BCS calculations, and are also listed first by four of the six computers.


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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron


The Crimson Tide, who was idle this week, hosts his Saturday.

Florida St., who was second in the first set of BCS rankings, released two weeks ago, are back in the second spot, after coming in third last week.


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Florida St. quarterback Jameis Winston


The Seminoles, who moved to 8-0 with an impressive 41-14 win over previously undefeated Miami (Florida) last Saturday, will be on the road to take on Wake Forest this week.

Oregon, who was idle last week, fell one spot, from number two, to number three, this week.


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Oregon's Bralon Addison


The 8-0 Ducks have a tough one on Thursday, as they travel to take on the Stanford Cardinal, who is ranked fifth in this week's standings.

Ohio St., who ran their win streak to 21 games, with a 56-0 win over Purdue on Saturday, hold firm at number four this week.


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Ohio St. quarterback Braxton Miller


The Buckeyes, who are 8-0 on the year, are idle this week, before traveling to take on Illinois on November 16.

Stanford, who was idle last week, remains at number five.


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Ty Montgomery #7 and Charlie Hopkins #86 of the Stanford Cardinals


The 7-1 Cardinals play host to Oregon on Thursday night.

Baylor, Clemson, Missouri, Auburn, and Oklahoma are ranked 6-10, respectively.

The second ten consists of Miami (Florida), South Carolina, LSU, Oklahoma St., and Texas A&M in the 11-15 spots, with Fresno St., Michigan St., Northern Illinois, UCLA, and Louisville at 16-20.

Finally, rounding out the top 25 in this week’s BCS standings, in spots 21-25, are UCF, Arizona St., Notre Dame, Wisconsin, and Texas Tech.