Week 9 Top 25

1. Oregon (1) – Ducks smack down USC in Coliseum to pass a big test.
2. Auburn (3) – Tigers keep racking up the quality wins.
3. Boise State (2) – Get first test in a while with Hawaii coming to town.
4. TCU (4) – Huge road game at Utah could be TCU’s BCS statement.
5. Utah (7) – Copy and paste the TCU comment except switch the two teams.
6. Alabama (8) – Tide in prime position to leap back in title hunt.
7. Wisconsin (9) – Badgers move to the top of the Big Ten lot.
8. Ohio State (10) – Buckeyes still relatively untested, though extremely talented.
9. Stanford (12) – Cardinal put whipping on Washington.
10. Nebraska (13) – Huskers smack around Mizzou to launch back into top 10.
11. Oklahoma (11) – Sooners stay put despite whooping Colorado.
12. Arizona (14) – Wildcats have huge test this week at Stanford.
13. Iowa (20) – Hawkeyes do one-loss teams a favor by destroying Michigan State.
14. Michigan State (5) – Well, it was nice while it lasted for the Spartans.
15. Missouri (6) – Well, it was nice while it lasted for the Tigers.
16. LSU (16) – Game with Alabama this week is a virtual BCS eliminator.
17. South Carolina (17) – Gamecocks continue to control SEC East destiny.
18. Oklahoma State (22) – Who would have thought this week’s game against Baylor would be a big one before the season?
19. Arkansas (18) – Win by 35, drop a spot. Hogs still need a signature win.
20. Virginia Tech (21) – Hokies top of a mediocre ACC lot.
21. Mississippi State (24) – Bulldogs get bye to revel in surprising 7-2 record.
22. Baylor (25) – Bears win at Texas for the first time since 1991 and clinch a winning season.
23. N.C. State (NR) – Thursday night win over FSU puts Wolfpack in rankings.
24. Florida State (15) – Christian Ponder will surely have nightmares about his late fumble.
25. Hawaii (NR) – Sixth-straight win gets Warriors a ranking.

Under consideration: Nevada, Central Florida, San Diego State

Dropped out: No. 19 Miami (Fla), No. 23 USC