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The Alabama Crimson Tide is ranked #1 in this week's BCS standings, the first rankings of the 2012 college football season.

The ranking was announced Sunday night on ESPN. The BCS ranking at the end of the season determines which two teams will play for the BCS national championship.

Here is this week's BCS top 10 rankings:

1 Alabama
2 Florida
3 Oregon
4 Kansas State
5 Notre Dame
6 LSU
7 South Carolina
8 Oregon State
9 Oklahoma
10 USC



Auburn is not ranked in this week's BCS standings.

The BCS rankings are determined by computer rankings, the AP Poll, and the USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those three are equally weighted in the BCS rankings.

Earlier Sunday, the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls were released. The following shows the team, the (number) of first place votes, the team's season record, the number of total points, and last week's ranking:

AP Top 25 for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

1 Alabama (60) 6-0 1500 1
2 Oregon 6-0 1436 2
3 Florida 6-0 1361 4
4 Kansas State 6-0 1296 6
5 Notre Dame 6-0 1283 7
6 LSU 6-1 1153 9
7 Ohio State 7-0 1071 8
8 Oregon State 5-0 1050 10
9 South Carolina 6-1 1042 3
10 Oklahoma 4-1 994 13
11 USC 5-1 874 11
12 Florida State 6-1 836 12
13 Georgia 5-1 753 14
14 Clemson 5-1 673 16
15 Mississippi State 6-0 591 19
16 Louisville 6-0 574 18
17 West Virginia 5-1 552 5
18 Texas Tech 5-1 444 NR
19 Rutgers 6-0 405 20
20 Texas A&M 5-1 379 22
21 Cincinnati 5-0 294 21
22 Stanford 4-2 242 17
23 Michigan 4-2 177 25
24 Boise State 5-1 133 24
25 Ohio 7-0 104 NR




USA Today Coaches' Top 25 for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

1 Alabama (59) 6-0 1475 1
2 Oregon 6-0 1414 2
3 Kansas State 6-0 1307 5
4 Florida 6-0 1297 6
5 Notre Dame 6-0 1251 7
6 LSU 6-1 1179 8
7 Oklahoma 4-1 1021 10
8 South Carolina 6-1 1012 3
9 USC 5-1 995 9
10 Florida State 6-1 919 11
11 Oregon State 5-0 839 14
12 Georgia 5-1 806 12
13 Clemson 5-1 741 13
14 Louisville 6-0 695 16
15 West Virginia 5-1 677 4
16 Mississippi State 6-0 671 18
17 Rutgers 6-0 495 19
18 Cincinnati 5-0 456 20
19 Texas A&M 5-1 397 21
20 Texas Tech 5-1 274 NR
21 TCU 5-1 272 23
22 Boise State 5-1 271 22
23 Stanford 4-2 215 17
24 Arizona State 5-1 133 NR
25 Michigan 4-2 96 NR




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