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Top 25 Team Rankings of the Harris Interactive College Football Poll

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's Harris Interactive College Football PollSM shows the Top 25 results compiled from rankings submitted by the Harris Interactive panel of former coaches, players and administrators, and current and former members of the media.  Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State, and Notre Dame, all still undefeated, maintain the top four spots. Previously #5 ranked LSU lost to Alabama, paving the way for Georgia to move into the top 5.

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Highlights of November 4 Harris Interactive College Football Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

Previous Game

Next Game

Previous Week's Rank

(weekend of Nov 3)

(weekend of Nov 10)

1

Alabama (108)

9-0

2,867

Beat No. 5 LSU 21-17

No. 15 Texas A&M

1

2

Oregon (6)

9-0

2,735

Beat No. 16 USC 62-51

at California

2

3

Kansas State (1)

9-0

2,664

Beat No. 25 Oklahoma State 44-30

at TCU

3

4

Notre Dame

9-0

2,533

Beat Pittsburgh 29-26 (3OT)

at Boston College

4

5

Georgia

8-1

2,345

Beat Ole Miss 37-10

at Auburn

6

6

Florida State

8-1

2,223

Idle

at Virginia Tech (Thu)

7

7

Florida

8-1

2,154

Beat Missouri 14-7

Louisiana-Lafayette

8

8

LSU

7-2

2,011

Lost to No. 1 Alabama 21-17

No. 20 Mississippi State

5

9

Clemson

8-1

1,969

Beat Duke 56-20

Maryland

9

10

Louisville

9-0

1,825

Beat Temple 45-17

at Syracuse

10

11

South Carolina

7-2

1,654

Idle

Arkansas

11

12

Oregon State

7-1

1,588

Beat Arizona State 36-26

at No. 14 Stanford

13

13

Oklahoma

6-2

1,556

Beat Iowa State 35-20

Baylor

12

14

Stanford

7-2

1,431

Beat Colorado 48-0

No. 12 Oregon State

14

15

Texas A&M

7-2

1,320

Beat No. 15 Mississippi State 38-13

at No. 1 Alabama

18

16

Nebraska

7-2

992

Beat Michigan State 28-24

Penn State

21

17

Texas

7-2

860

Beat No. 19 Texas Tech 31-22

Iowa State

22

18

USC

6-3

690

Lost to No. 2 Oregon 62-51

Arizona State

16

19

Louisiana Tech

8-1

659

Beat UTSA 51-27

at Texas State

24

20

Mississippi State

7-2

603

Lost to No. 18 Texas A&M 38-13

at No. 8 LSU

15

21

UCLA

7-2

587

Beat Arizona 66-10

at Washington State

NR

22

Rutgers

7-1

475

Idle

Army

23

23

Boise State

7-2

297

Lost to San Diego State 21-19

at Hawaii

17

24

Northwestern

7-2

259

Idle

at Michigan

NR

25

Texas Tech

6-3

203

Lost to No. 22 Texas 31-22

Kansas

19

Number of first place votes shown in parentheses.

Other teams receiving votes: Toledo 160;  TCU 142; Northern Illinois 110; Michigan 89; Kent State 74; Ohio 72; West Virginia 64; Oklahoma State 63; Cincinnati 34; Utah State 22; San Diego State 18; Central Florida 9; San Jose State 8; Wisconsin 4; Arizona 3; Arkansas State 2; Tulsa 1.

Dropped out of Top 25: West Virginia, Oklahoma State.

Poll Methodology and Process

The 2012 Harris Interactive College Football Poll is comprised of former players, coaches, administrators and current and former members of the media who have committed to submit rankings for the top 25 college football teams each week. These panelists were randomly selected from among more than 300 nominations submitted by the 11 Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) offices and the independent schools. The panel has been designed to be a statistically valid representation of all 11 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences and independent institutions. Today, 115 poll participants submitted their top 25 college football team rankings.  Harris Interactive applies a standard statistical practice that allows it to identify potential instability, error or bias associated with unusual ranking patterns.  Those rankings that are identified through the analysis are verified to ensure that each panelist's intent is accurately reflected.

This week's rankings and other information about the poll can be found at www.harrisinteractive.com/bcspoll and www.bcsfootball.org.

About Harris Interactive

Harris Interactive is one of the world's leading market research firms, leveraging research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant insight into actionable foresight.  Known widely for the Harris Poll® and for pioneering innovative research methodologies, Harris offers proprietary solutions in the areas of market and customer insight, corporate brand and reputation strategy, and marketing, advertising, public relations and communications research.  Harris possesses expertise in a wide range of industries including health care, technology, public affairs, energy, telecommunications, financial services, insurance, media, retail, restaurant, and consumer package goods.  Additionally, Harris has a portfolio of multi-client offerings that complement our custom solutions while maximizing our client's research investment. Serving clients in more than 196 countries and territories through our North American and European offices, Harris specializes in delivering research solutions that help us - and our clients—stay ahead of what's next.  For more information, please visit www.harrisinteractive.com.

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