College Football Rankings, Week 3: USC Trojans Ranked No. 2 In AP Poll

The USC Trojans are holding strong in the lastest AP top 25 poll, though they aren't the only L.A. team making the grade as the UCLA Bruins joined the ranks after taking out Nebraska over the weekend.

USC remains No. 2 in the poll this week, receiving eight first place votes compared to 48 for No. 1 Alabama. Pac-12 counterparts Oregon (No. 4), Stanford (No. 21), UCLA (No. 22) and Arizona (No. 25) all made the top 25 this week.

Oregon State and Arizona State both received votes, but did not make the top 25 this week.

Here's the complete list for week 3:

Rank Team Votes
1 Alabama (48) 1,486
2 USC (8) 1,414
3 LSU (4) 1,404
4 Oregon 1,299
5 Florida State 1,160
5 Oklahoma 1,160
7 Georgia 1,155
8 South Carolina 1,025
9 West Virginia 1,017
10 Michigan State 995
11 Clemson 868
12 Ohio State 772
13 Virginia Tech 734
14 Texas 716
15 Kansas State 714
16 TCU 542
17 Michigan 429
18 Florida 427
19 Louisville 316
20 Notre Dame 310
21 Stanford 260
22 UCLA 250
23 Tennessee 177
24 Arizona 149
25 Brigham Young 110

For more on the USC Trojans, please check out Conquest Chronicles. UCLA fan? Head over to Bruins Nation. For more on college football in general, make your way over to SB Nation's dedicated college football hub.

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