College Football Rankings, Week 3: Stanford Moves To No. 21 In AP Top 25

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Jamal-Rashad Patterson #21 of the Stanford Cardinals is congratulated by head coach David Shaw after Patterson caught a twenty seven yard touchdown pass against the Duke Blue Devils during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game at Stanford Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Palo Alto, California. Stanford won the game 50-13. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Stanford sits No. 21 in the latest AP top-25 poll for week 3.

After their utter dismantling of the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday night, the Stanford Cardinal are once again moving on up the AP top 25 rankings, moving up four spots to No. 21 this week.

USC remains the top dog in the Pac-12 at the No. 2 spot behind Alabama, while Oregon isn't far behind at No. 4. UCLA snuck it's way into the top 25 after taking out Nebraska at the Rose Bowl, while Arizona finds themselves in the top 25 as well at No. 24.

Below is the compete top 25:

  1. Alabama
  2. USC
  3. LSU
  4. Oregon
  5. Florida State
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Georgia
  8. South Carolina
  9. West Virginia
  10. Michigan State
  11. Clemson
  12. Ohio State
  13. Virginia Tech
  14. Texas
  15. Kansas State
  16. TCU
  17. Michigan
  18. Florida
  19. Louisville
  20. Notre Dame
  21. Stanford
  22. UCLA
  23. Tennessee
  24. Arizona
  25. BYU

For more on the Stanford Cardinal, make your way over to Rule Of Tree. For more on the Pac-12, please check out Pacific Takes. For more on college football in general, head on over to SB Nation's dedicated college football hub.

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