NEW YORK -- Winning the biggest game of college football's opening weekend boosted
The Sooners received 32 of 60 first-place votes and 1,448 points. LSU received 17 first-place votes and 1,415 points.
Alabama had nine first-place votes, and two voters had No. 4
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Oregon dropped nine spots to No. 13 and defending national champion
The Tigers became just the second defending national champions since the preseason poll started in 1950 to fall out of the rankings after the first week of the season in the first regular-season poll - though the circumstances were far different the first time it happened.
Alabama, the 1964 AP champion, started the '65 season ranked No. 5. The Crimson Tide lost 18-17 to Georgia to open the season and dropped out, but The Associated Press only ranked 10 teams that season. Alabama eventually returned to the Top 10 and won another national title.
Moving into this week's rankings were No. 20
Texas had started the season unranked for the first time since 1998.
TCU dropped 11 spots to No. 25.
Penn State moves into the rankings ahead of Saturday's home game against third-ranked Alabama.
Notre Dame and Georgia all tumbled out of the Top 25 after losses. Like Auburn,
The rest of the top 10 had No. 6
No. 11 is
The Big Ten has five ranked teams, with No. 17
No. 19 West Virginia and USF give the Big East two teams in the Top 25. The Atlantic Coast Conference (Florida State and Virginia Tech), the Pac-12 (Stanford and Oregon) and the Mountain West (Boise State and TCU) also have two ranked teams.