Stanford has climbed to No. 13 in the BCS rankings after defeating Oregon State 27-23 on Saturday.
Alabama's loss leaves an opening for the Oregon Ducks, who jump into the #2 spot in the latest BCS rankings.
Stanford and Oregon State will meet in a battle of two of the top teams in the Pac-12 North on Saturday.
The Stanford Cardinal are the favorites to win an important Pac-12 North battle. Find all the betting information here.
The Stanford Cardinal slipped a spot in the SB Nation BlogPoll even though David Shaw's team dropped the Colorado Buffaloes 48-0 on Saturday.