The UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans are both ranked in the AP Top 25 ahead of their important match-up for the division crown this week. Neither team moved from Week 11, as UCLA sits at No. 17 and USC is No. 21.
The Bruins were actually jumped by Nebraska, a team they beat earlier in the season.
The Oregon Ducks are the New No. 1. The Ducks took over the top spot thanks to Alabama falling to Texas A&M on Saturday. Oregon blew out Cal with a big second half, winning 59-17.
Five Pac-12 teams made their way into the Top 25. Stanford moved to No. 14 after beating Oregon State. The Beavers fell to No. 15 with the loss.
Kansas State remained ahead of Notre Dame and moved into No. 2. The Irish are at No. 3, with Alabama and Georgia rounding out the top five. Texas A&M made the biggest leap, going from No. 15 to No. 9 with the win in Tuscaloosa.
Full AP Top 25 rankings:
|2||Kansas State (14)||10-0||1,451||3|
|3||Notre Dame (1)||10-0||1,382||4|
Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma State 79, Northern Illinois 77, Mississippi State 48, Wisconsin 26, UCF 16, Boise State 14, Arizona 6, Fresno State 6, Cincinnati 6, TCU 5, San Jose State 4, Utah State 4, Tulsa 4, San Diego State 3, Northwestern 2, Toledo 1, Washington 1