The Stanford Cardinal are now the Pac-12's second-highest ranked team in the USA Today Coaches' Poll after their 27-23 win over Oregon State.
Following Stanford's 27-23 home victory over the Oregon State Beavers, the Cardinal are now ranked No. 13 in the most recent USA Today Coaches' Poll.
Stanford entered the game ranked No. 15 in the poll, three spots behind the Beavers. The Cardinal trailed 23-21 going into the fourth quarter, but a touchdown pass from Kevin Hogan to Zach Hertz in the fourth proved to be the difference. Running back Stepfan Taylor finished with 161 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns.
The Oregon Ducks are now ranked No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll, and Stanford is the second highest at No. 13. UCLA is next at No. 16, followed by No. 17 Oregon State and No. 21 USC.
A complete list of the rankings is below.
2. Kansas State
3. Notre Dame
6. Florida State
10. Texas A&M
11. South Carolina
17. Oregon State
19. La. Tech
22. Boise State
24. Oklahoma State
25. Texas Tech