Oregon picked up some votes in the coaches' poll this week and remains a strong No. 2 in both national polls as the season heads toward its 11th weekend.
The top five remains the same with Alabama getting every No. 1 vote in both polls: 1. Alabama; 2. Oregon; 3. Kansas State; 4. Notre Dame.
Georgia is tied with Ohio State for fifth in the AP poll. The Bulldogs are the top one-loss team.
The Ducks gained eight points in the coaches' poll this week after losing 12 the week before. The coaches' poll counts in the BCS standings.
The Ducks also are No. 2 in the Harris poll, the other human poll in the BCS standings.
As for the rest of the Pac-12, the most notable point for the conference is that UCLA, ranked 17th by the AP and 19th by the coaches, is ahead of L.A. rival USC (21st and 22nd, respectively).
Bruins: Feel free to note that to your favorite Trojan this week.
The Pac-12 has five ranked teams. Oregon State is 13th in the AP poll and 12th with the coaches. Stanford is 16th in the AP poll and 15th with the coaches. They play at Stanford on Saturday, and both have yet to play Oregon.