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College football rankings, week 12: Stanford moves up to No. 13 in Coaches' Poll

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.

Ezra Shaw

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.

1. Oregon
2. Kansas State
3. Notre Dame
4. Georgia
5. Alabama
6. Florida State
7. Florida
8. LSU
9. Clemson
10. Texas A&M
11. South Carolina
12. Oklahoma
13. Stanford
14. Nebraska
15. Texas
16. UCLA
17. Oregon State
18. Louisville
19. La. Tech
20. Rutgers
21. USC
22. Boise State
23. Michigan
24. Oklahoma State
25. Texas Tech