A 24-10 loss at Stanford dropped UCLA just outside the national top 10. The Bruins are ranked No. 12 in the Associated Press poll, and No. 11 in the USA Today Coaches poll.
The first BCS rankings, to be released tonight, will factor in the latter.
Stanford moved up to eighth in both polls after spoiling UCLA’s perfect record, becoming the highest-ranked one-loss team in the country. Undefeated Oregon held steady at No. 2 after cruising to a 62-38 win over Washington State.
The Bruins’ blemished record did little to dissuade ESPN College GameDay, which will travel to Eugene for Saturday’s 4 p.m. clash between UCLA and Oregon. Continue reading