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October 28, 2013

Baylor breaks into Legends Poll's Top 5

Baylor climbed another spot in the Legends Poll, making its first ever Top 5 appearance, with another eye-popping offensive performance.

The fifth-ranked Bears continued their dominance Saturday at Kansas, pounding the Jayhawks, 59-14, on the road. The win sets up a Big 12 showdown with Oklahoma Thursday, Nov. 11.

No. 1 Alabama remained atop the Legends Poll rankings, followed still by Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State.

Florida State continued gaining ground on Oregon with its 49-17 win over North Carolina State in Legends Poll voter Bobby Bowden’s return to Doak Campbell Stadium. FSU honored the former coach, who retired in 2009.

No. 6 Stanford dropped a spot and was followed by Miami, Clemson, Auburn and Oklahoma. Ninth-ranked Auburn moved into the Top 10 for the first time this season.

No. 11 Missouri tumbled four spots in the rankings following a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of No. 15 South Carolina. No. 14 Texas Tech also fell out of the top 10 after suffering its first loss at Oklahoma.

No. 22 Michigan State and No. 24 Central Florida were newcomers to the poll this week.

Virginia Tech and Arizona State dropped out of the top 25.

See the Legends coaches' individual ballots here: www.legendschannel.com/legends-poll-voters/

Rank    Team    Record    Points    Pvs Rank

1    Alabama (15)    8-0    399    1

2    Oregon (1)    8-0    380    2

3    Florida State    7-0    373    3

4    Ohio State    8-0    351    4

5    Baylor    7-0    329    6

6    Stanford    7-1    322    5

7    Miami (Fla.)    7-0    299    8

8    Clemson    7-1    261    10

9    Auburn    7-1    250    12

10    Oklahoma    7-1    243    13

11    Missouri    7-1    242    7

12    LSU    7-2    238    11

13    Texas A&M    6-2    205    17

14    Texas Tech    7-1    168    9

15    South Carolina    6-2    167    21

16    Louisville    7-1    158    14

17    Oklahoma State    6-1    155    16

18    Fresno State    7-0    112    20

19    Wisconsin    5-2    110    18

20    UCLA    5-2    88    15

21    Northern Illinois    8-0    84    22

22    Michigan State    7-1    60    -

23    Michigan    6-1    57    23

24    UCF    6-1    49    -

25    Oregon State    6-2    26    24

 

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