Alabama and LSU are Nos. 1 and 2 in the AP Top 25
NEW YORK (AP) - Alabama and LSU are back atop The Associated Press college football poll, holding down Nos. 1 and 2 the way they did most of last season.
The Crimson Tide is No. 1 for the third straight week, and it was almost unanimous. Alabama received 58 of 60 first-place votes. LSU got the other two.
The Southeastern Conference rivals were ranked first and second for eight weeks during last season before eventually meeting in the BCS title game. The difference last year was LSU was first and Alabama second - until the Tide won the national championship game.
LSU moved up to No. 2 this week after Southern California's first loss of the season. USC slipped 11 spots to 13th after losing 21-14 at Stanford.
Stanford jumped from 21st to ninth.
|1||1||Wide Awake||Katy Perry|
|3||2||Everybody Talks||Neon Trees|
|2||4||I Won't Give Up||Jason Mraz|
|6||7||Dark Side||Kelly Clarkson|
|12||9||Good Time||Owl City Carly Rae Jepsen|
|9||10||Give Your Heart A Break||Demi Lovato|
|13||11||Blow Me (One Last Kiss)||Pink|
|11||13||Want U Back||Cher Lloyd|
|16||14||Let's Go||Calvin Harris f/Ne Yo|
|10||15||Call Me Maybe||Carly Rae Jepsen|
|21||16||We Run The Night||Havana Brown Pitbull|
|15||18||Where Have You Been||Rihanna|
|19||19||One Thing||One Direction|
|17||20||Somebody That I Used To Know||Gotye|
|20||21||Chasing The Sun||The Wanted|
|28||22||One More Night||Maroon 5|
|30||23||As Long As You Love Me||Justin Bieber|
|22||25||The Fighter||Gym Class Heroes Ryan Tedder|
|23||26||Now Or Never||Outasight|
|24||27||What Makes You Beautiful||One Direction|
|25||28||We Are Young||FUN.|
|36||29||Too Close||Alex Clare|
|31||30||Settle Down||No Doubt|
|27||31||Glad You Came||The Wanted|
|39||33||We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together||Taylor Swift|
|34||34||Don't Wake Me Up||Chris Brown|
|37||36||Pound The Alarm||Nicki Minaj|
|33||37||Only One||Sammy Adams|
|40||38||Burn It Down||Linkin Park|
|New||40||Heart Skips A Beat||Olly Murs Chiddy Bang|
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