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October 7, 2013

Lopsided victory bumps up Florida State in Legends Poll

Stanford and Ohio State swapped spots near the top of the Legends Poll having squeaked out victories against ranked opponents Saturday night.

Stanford moved to No. 4 following its 31-28 win over Washington, which dropped the Huskies three spots to No. 19. Ohio State remained unbeaten but fell to No. 5 after rallying for a win at Northwestern. The loss dropped Northwestern three spots to No. 18.

For the fourth straight week, Alabama, Oregon and Clemson were the top 3 teams in the Legends Poll.

Florida State moved up to No. 6 after a 63-0 beat down over Maryland. The Seminoles moved one spot ahead of No. 7 Georgia, which struggled to an overtime win over Tennessee.

No. 23 Notre Dame and No. 25 Missouri moved into the rankings this week. Arizona State and Northern Illinois dropped out.

See coaches individual ballots: www.legendschannel.com/legends-poll-voters/

Rank    Team Record    Points    Pv Rank

1    Alabama (14)    5-0    398    1

2    Oregon (2)    5-0    386    2

3    Clemson    5-0    366    3

4    Stanford    5-0    340    5

5    Ohio State    6-0    336    4

6    Florida State    5-0    328    7

7    Georgia    4-1    289    6

8    Texas A&M    4-1    276    9

9    Louisville    5-0    273    8

10    LSU    5-1    253    10

11    UCLA    4-0    240    11

12    Oklahoma    5-0    215    12

13    Miami (FL)    5-0    214    13

14    Baylor    4-0    184    18

15    South Carolina    4-1    178    14

16    Florida    4-1    171    17

17    Michigan    5-0    134    19

18    Northwestern    4-1    127    15

19    Washington    4-1    103    16

20    Texas Tech    5-0    84    21

21    Fresno State    5-0    69    22

22    Oklahoma State    4-1    65    20

23    Notre Dame    4-2    40    -

24    Wisconsin    3-2    35    24

25    Missouri    5-0    33    -

Others Receiving Votes

Northern Illinois 12, Virginia Tech 11, Auburn 10, Nebraska 9, Michigan State 8, TCU 5, Georgia Tech 5, UCF 3

Teams Dropped Out From Last Week's Poll

Arizona State, Northern Illinois

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