College Football Rankings: Stanford Moves To No. 16 In USA Today Coaches Poll

The Stanford Cardinal are moving on up in the USA Today coaches poll this week, using their beat down of Duke to progress into the No. 16 spot of the top 25.

Alabama retains the top spot this week, while LSU overtook USC for the No. 2 spot this week despite a win over Syracuse and six more first place votes than the Tigers. Oregon stayed in the No. 4 spot this week, while UCLA and Arizona moved into the top 25 at No. 23 and No. 25 with big wins over Nebraska and Oklahoma State.

Here is the complete USA Today coaches poll:

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (42) 1455
2 LSU (5) 1380
3 USC (11) 1363
4 Oregon (1) 1292
5 Oklahoma 1203
6 Florida State 1153
7 Georgia 1120
8 West Virginia 1024
9 South Carolina 1008
10 Michigan State 950
11 Clemson 904
12 Texas 730
13 Virginia Tech 704
14 Kansas State 696
15 TCU 649
16 Stanford 455
17 Florida 452
18 Michigan 440
19 Notre Dame 398
20 Louisville 280
21 Arkansas 246
22 Wisconsin 151
23 UCLA 147
24 Nebraska 135
25 Arizona 120

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