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College Football Rankings, Week 10: Alabama still No. 1 in Coaches' Poll, Stanford up to 15th

A thrashing of Mississippi St. kept Alabama atop the newest Coaches' Poll, while Stanford moved up to 15th after a wild weekend in college football.

Marvin Gentry-US PRESSWIRE

Alabama welcomed then-No. 11 Mississippi St. to Tuscaloosa with a 38-7 whipping and their reward was keeping the top spot in the Coaches' Poll. Widely regarded as the best team in the country, the Crimson Tide why on Saturday and at least the Coaches' have no doubt that they are the best team in the country because they earned all 59 first place votes.

Oregon remained second in the country after putting up 70 points in a win over Colorad, but former No. 3 Florida lost to Georgia, causing a shakeup in the rest of the top five. Kansas St., Notre Dame and LSU were all able to move up one spot each to numbers three, four and five, completing the top five.

Stanford didn't look especially good over the weekend, barely hanging on to defeat Washington St., but it didn't show in the rankings. Because so many ranked teams fell, the Cardinal were able to move up four spots to No. 15.

See the entire USA Today Coaches Poll here:

Rank Team Record Points First Place Votes Previous Rank
1
Alabama
8-0 1475 59 1
2
Oregon
8-0 1391 0 2
3
Kansas St.
8-0 1366 0 4
4
Notre Dame
8-0 1307 0 5
5
LSU
7-1 1225 0 6
6
Georgia
7-1 1149 0 11
7
Florida St.
8-1 1121 0 10
8
Florida
7-1 1024 0 3
9
Clemson
7-1 976 0 13
10
Louisville
8-0 888 0 14
11
South Carolina
7-2 838 0 16
12
Oklahoma
5-2 758 0 7
13
Oregon St.
6-1 684 0 9
14
Boise St.
7-1 634 0 18
15
Stanford
6-2 626 0 19
16
Texas A&M
6-2 592 0 21
17
USC
6-2 583 0 8
18
Mississippi St.
7-1 569 0 12
19
West Virginia
5-2 326 0 22
20
Texas Tech
6-2 284 0 17
21
Nebraska
6-2 283 0 NR
22
Texas
6-2 200 0 24
23
Louisiana Tech
7-1 191 0 NR
24
Oklahoma St.
5-2 166 0 NR
25
Rutgers
7-1 151 0 15