College Football Rankings, Week 12: Oregon leads new Coaches Poll after Alabama falls

Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE

The Oregon Ducks are the new No. 1 team after Alabama fell to Texas A&M on Saturday. The other unbeatens, Kansas State and Notre Dame, also moved up after wins on Saturday.

The Week 12 college football Coaches' Poll was released on Sunday with a new No. 1 team: the Oregon Ducks. The Ducks claimed 44 of the total first-place votes while No. 2 Kansas State garnered 14 first-place votes and No. 3 Notre Dame got one first-place vote. The Alabama Crimson Tide, previously No. 1, fell to No. 5 after their first loss of the season on Saturday.

No Boston area teams were ranked in the Top 25 this week or received votes in the poll.

Here's the Top 25 in this week's Coaches' Poll:

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Oregon (44) 10-0 1,460 2
2 Kansas State (14) 10-0 1,427 3
3 Notre Dame (1) 10-0 1,346 4
4 Georgia 9-1 1,260 5
5 Alabama 9-1 1,243 1
6 Florida State 9-1 1,143 6
7 Florida 9-1 1,079 7
8 LSU 8-2 1,040 9
9 Clemson 9-1 1,033 8
10 Texas A&M 8-2 967 14
11 South Carolina 8-2 903 11
12 Oklahoma 7-2 799 13
13 Stanford 8-2 793 15
14 Nebraska 8-2 653 16
15 Texas 8-2 615 17
16 UCLA 8-2 494 19
17 Oregon State 7-2 490 12
18 Louisville 9-1 442 10
19 Louisiana Tech 9-1 413 18
20 Rutgers 8-1 354 20
21 USC 7-3 343 22
22 Boise State 8-2 161 24
23 Michigan 7-3 144 NR
23 Oklahoma State 6-3 111 NR
25 Texas Tech 7-3 106 NR

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