College Football Rankings, Week 5: Alabama Stays At The Top, Florida State Stays At Four

iSept 22, 2012; Tallahassee, Florida, USA; Florida State Seminoles players huddle before the game against the Clemson Tigers at Doak Campbell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-US PRESSWIRE

Florida State's big win over Clemson wasn't enough to get them to rise in the new USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Alabama Crimson Tide kept a stranglehold on their number one ranking this week in the USA Today Coaches Poll, after easily dispatching Florida Atlantic 40-7. The Oregon Ducks jumped up to number two after beating Arizona 49-0, and LSU had to squeak by Auburn 12-10.

Florida State remained at number four, despite an impressive 49-37 win over then-10th ranked Clemson. Florida climbed two spots to number 12 after beating Kentucky 38-0.

Here's the full top 25 of this week's coaches poll:

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (57) 1473
2 Oregon 1371
3 LSU (1) 1361
4 Florida State (1) 1306
5 Georgia 1224
6 South Carolina 1149
7 West Virginia 1137
8 Kansas State 1000
9 Stanford 949
10 Texas 924
11 Notre Dame 836
12 Florida 817
13 USC 813
14 TCU 705
15 Oklahoma 699
16 Clemson 560
17 Louisville 493
18 Michigan State 404
19 Mississippi State 349
20 Nebraska 327
21 Oregon State 220
22 Oklahoma State 154
23 Wisconsin 102
24 Baylor 101
25 Rutgers 98
25 Virginia Tech 98

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