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Alabama still No. 1 in the new AP Top 25, Oregon jumps Ohio State

By Chip Patterson | College Football/Basketball Writer

After a Christion Jones-fueled 35-10 victory against Virginia Tech, Alabama begins the second week of the 2013 season at the top spot of the Associated Press Top 25.

The poll, released Tuesday, features the Crimson Tide at No. 1, with Oregon, Ohio State, Clemson and Stanford rounding out the Top 5.

Georgia, No. 5 in the preseason poll, slid to No. 11 following their 38-35 loss to Clemson on the road. The Bulldogs must recover quickly, with their annual SEC East showdown against No. 6 South Carolina on Saturday.

Notable Moves

• The most dramatic jump in the poll was Washington's entry from outside the Top 25 to No. 20 following their 38-6 win against Boise State. The Broncos, ranked No. 19 in the preseason poll, fell from the Top 25.

Nebraska fell four spots to No. 22 after squeaking out a 37-34 win against Wyoming. It was the biggest slide for any team that notched a victory in their season opener.

• While USC's offensive performance against Hawaii might have been alarming, it has not scared voters away from putting them in the Top 25. The Trojans are hanging on at No. 25, down one spot from the preseason poll.

Check out the full Top 25 below.

1) Alabama (58)

2) Oregon

3) Ohio State (1)

4) Clemson (1)

5) Stanford

6) South Carolina

7) Texas A&M

8) Louisville

9) LSU

10) Florida State

11) Georgia

12) Florida

13) Oklahoma State

14) Notre Dame

15) Texas

16) Oklahoma

17) Michigan

18) UCLA

19) Northwestern

20) Washington

21) Wisconsin

22) Nebraska

23) Baylor

24) TCU

25) USC

The Coaches Poll, released by USA Today on Tuesday as well, features only slight differences from the AP Poll.

Ohio State retained their preseason ranking of No. 2, earning three first-place votes. Oregon and Stanford did not move from their preseason positions either, ranking at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

Clemson moved from No. 8 up to No. 5, jumping South Carolina and Texas A&M. Georgia fell to No. 12, but Nebraska, unlike the AP poll, only fell one spot to No. 19 after their close victory against Wyoming.

Miami broke into the Top 25 in the Coaches Poll, finishing in a tie for No. 24 with TCU.

1) Alabama (58)

2) Ohio State (3)

3) Oregon

4) Stanford

5) Clemson

6) South Carolina

7) Texas A&M (1)

8) Louisville

9) Florida

10) Florida State

11) LSU

12) Georgia

13) Notre Dame

14) Oklahoma State

15) Oklahoma

16) Texas

17) Michigan

18) UCLA

19) Nebraska

20) Northwestern

21) Wisconsin

22) USC

23) Washington

24) TCU

24) Miami

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