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USC Trojans Ranked No. 3 In USA Today Coaches Poll

The USC Trojans fell one spot in the latest USA today coaches poll to No. 3 in the rankings, while a number of other Pac-12 teams made the grade this week as well.

Alabama maintained the No. 1 spot this week, while LSU took over the No. 2 spot, getting just five first place votes compared to the 11 given to USC. The Oregon Ducks are far behind, sitting in the No. 4 spot, while the Stanford Cardinal jumped from No. 21 last week to No. 16 this week after their huge win over Duke.

UCLA and Arizona were both unranked last week, but made a move into the top 25 at No. 23 and No. 25 respectfully.

Here is the complete USA Today coaches poll:

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (42) 1455
2 LSU (5) 1380
3 USC (11) 1363
4 Oregon (1) 1292
5 Oklahoma 1203
6 Florida State 1153
7 Georgia 1120
8 West Virginia 1024
9 South Carolina 1008
10 Michigan State 950
11 Clemson 904
12 Texas 730
13 Virginia Tech 704
14 Kansas State 696
15 TCU 649
16 Stanford 455
17 Florida 452
18 Michigan 440
19 Notre Dame 398
20 Louisville 280
21 Arkansas 246
22 Wisconsin 151
23 UCLA 147
24 Nebraska 135
25 Arizona 120

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