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Alabama falls to #4 in BCS standings

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The Alabama Crimson Tide fell to #4 in this week's BCS standings, down from the top spot in last week's rankings.

The ranking was announced Sunday night on ESPN. The BCS ranking at the end of the season determines which two teams will play for the national championship at the Discover BCS National Championship Game in Miami, FL, on Jan. 7, 2013.

Here is this week's BCS top 10 rankings:

1) Kansas State (0.9674)
2) Oregon (0.9497)
3) Notre Dame (0.9396)
4) Alabama (0.8534)
5) Georgia (0.8328)
6) Florida
7) LSU
8) Texas A&M
9) South Carolina
10) Florida State


The BCS rankings are determined by computer rankings, the AP Poll, and the USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those three are equally weighted in the BCS rankings.

Earlier Sunday, the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls were released. The following shows the team, the (number) of first place votes, the team's season record, the number of total points, and last week's ranking:

AP Top 25 for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

1 Oregon (45) 10-0 1485 2
2 Kansas State (14) 10-0 1451 3
3 Notre Dame (1) 10-0 1382 4
4 Alabama 9-1 1259 1
5 Georgia 9-1 1223 5
6 Ohio State 10-0 1212 5
7 Florida 9-1 1089 7
8 LSU 8-2 1046 9
9 Texas A&M 8-2 1031 15
10 Florida State 9-1 1024 8
11 Clemson 9-1 907 10
12 South Carolina 8-2 848 12
13 Oklahoma 7-2 798 14
14 Stanford 8-2 766 16
15 Oregon State 7-2 556 13
16 Nebraska 8-2 549 18
17 UCLA 8-2 541 17
18 Texas 8-2 496 19
19 Louisiana Tech 9-1 374 19
20 Louisville 9-1 322 11
21 USC 7-3 297 21
22 Rutgers 8-1 179 24
23 Michigan 7-3 135 NR
23 Texas Tech 7-3 135 25
25 Kent State 9-1 93 NR



USA Today Coaches' Top 25 for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

1 Oregon (44) 10-0 1460 2
2 Kansas State (14) 10-0 1427 3
3 Notre Dame (1) 10-0 1346 4
4 Georgia 9-1 1260 5
5 Alabama 9-1 1243 1
6 Florida State 9-1 1143 6
7 Florida 9-1 1079 7
8 LSU 8-2 1040 9
9 Clemson 9-1 1033 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
24 Oklahoma State 6-3 111 NR
25 Texas Tech 7-3 106 NR


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