College Football Rankings, Week 5: Oregon Jumps To Number Two, Virginia Tech Receiving Votes

September 22, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Rich Rodriguez during the game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium. Arizona dropped out of the top-25 this week. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE

After dropping out of the Top 25 two weeks ago, Virginia Tech is yet to climb back in. Oregon has jumped to No. 2.

The Virginia Tech Hokies are not yet back in the Top 25, but they have made up ground, receiving votes in the latest Associated Press Poll.

Breaking into the poll this week are Oregon State, Rutgers and Baylor. Oregon State upset its second top-25 team in as many games on the season when they defeated UCLA, 27-20, in Westwood. Rutgers is ranked in the top-25 for only the sixth time ever, as the Scarlet Knights are off to an impressive 4-0 start, including a victory over Arkansas in Fayetteville. Baylor is also off to an undefeated start and made its way into the poll after outlasting Louisiana Monroe, one of the more impressive Sun Belt teams this season.

Dropping out of the poll are UCLA, Arizona and Michigan. Arizona lost in a rout to Oregon, which is now ranked above LSU at No. 2. Michigan lost to Notre Dame team, marking the Wolverines' second loss on the year.

Here is this week's full AP top-25.

1 Alabama (59) 4-0 1499 1
2 Oregon 4-0 1414 3
3 LSU (1) 4-0 1346 2
4 Florida State 4-0 1340 4
5 Georgia 4-0 1245 5
6 South Carolina 4-0 1147 7
7 Kansas State 4-0 1067 15
8 Stanford 3-0 1055 9
9 West Virginia 3-0 1045 8
10 Notre Dame 4-0 1003 11
11 Florida 4-0 864 14
12 Texas 3-0 856 12
13 USC 3-1 801 13
14 Ohio State 4-0 633 16
15 TCU 3-0 616 17
16 Oklahoma 2-1 611 6
17 Clemson 3-1 588 10
18 Oregon State 2-0 451 NR
19 Louisville 4-0 414 20
20 Michigan State 3-1 348 21
21 Mississippi State 4-0 246 23
22 Nebraska 3-1 179 25
23 Rutgers 4-0 128 NR
24 Boise State 2-1 114 24
25 Baylor 3-0 92 NR

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