NEW YORK (November 11, 2012)--Oregon is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after Alabama gave up the top spot following a loss to Texas A&M.
The undefeated Ducks got 45 of 60 first-place votes.
Kansas State, which is No. 2 with 14 first-place votes, is also undefeated.
And undefeated Notre Dame is third. The Irish received one first-place vote.
The Crimson Tide, which was No. 1 for 10 straight weeks, dropped to fourth after a 29-24 loss to the Aggies in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday.
Texas A&M moved up six spots to No. 9.
The Ducks were last No. 1 in 2010, which was the first season in the history of the program that Oregon reached No. 1, and the Ducks spent seven weeks there and reached the BCS championship game, which they lost to Auburn.
No. 25 Kent State is ranked for first time since Nov. 5, 1973.