AP Top 25: Florida State to No. 3, Miami, Baylor, Missouri in Top 10

No. 3 Florida State received two first-place in the new AP poll. (USATSI)
No. 3 Florida State received two first-place in the new AP poll. (USATSI)

The home stretch of the college football season is underway, with conference play leading to losses for eight ranked teams in a weekend that shook up the chase for the BCS title game and multiple conference crowns. 

Alabama Crimson Tide and Oregon Ducks retained their pole positions after convincing wins, but the rest of the Top 10 has been complete rearranged after a weekend that featured five of the top 11 ranked teams falling and new frontrunners emerging in BCS conferences.

Florida State jumps to No. 3 in the poll after running up a 51-14 rout on Clemson in Death Valley, while Ohio State holds at No. 4 and Missouri, the undefeated frontrunner in the SEC East, jumps up to No. 5.   

Check out the full AP Top 25 below

1. Alabama (7-0) -- 55 first-place votes

2. Oregon (7-0) -- three first-place votes

3. Florida State Seminoles (6-0) -- two first-place votes

4. Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0)

5. Missouri Tigers (7-0)

6. Baylor Bears (6-0)

7. Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes (6-0)

8. Stanford Cardinal (6-1)

9. Clemson Tigers (6-1)

10. Texas Tech Red Raiders (7-0)

11. Auburn Tigers (6-1)

12. UCLA Bruins (5-1)

13. LSU Tigers (6-2)

14. Texas A&M Aggies (5-2)

15. Fresno State Bulldogs (6-0)

16. Virginia Cavaliers Tech (6-1)

17. Oklahoma Sooners (6-1)

18. Louisville Cardinals (6-1)

19. Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-1)

20. South Carolina Gamecocks (5-2)

21. UCF Knights (5-1)

22. Wisconsin Badgers (5-2)

23. Northern Illinois Huskies (7-0)

24. Michigan Wolverines (6-1)

25. Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-1)

Below is the Coaches Poll, which factors into the BCS standings. The first BCS standings will be released Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. 

1. Alabama --57 first-place votes

2. Oregon -- four first-place votes

3. Florida State -- one first-place vote

4. Ohio State

5. Baylor

6. Miami

7. Missouri

8. Stanford

9. Texas Tech

10. Clemson

11. UCLA

12. Oklahoma

13. Oklahoma State

13. LSU

15. Texas A&M

16. Louisville 

17. Auburn 

18. Fresno State

19. Virginia Tech 

20. South Carolina 

21. Nebraska 

22. Northern Illinois

23. Michigan 

24. Wisconsin

25. UCF

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