College Football Rankings, Week 5: Notre Dame Moves Into Top Ten

Sep 22, 2012; South Bend, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish cornerback Bennett Jackson (2) celebrates after a fumble recovery in the third quarter against the Michigan Wolverines at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame won 13-6. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-US PRESSWIRE

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish cracked the top 10 of the latest AP Top 25 Poll after their victory over the Michigan Wolverines.

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have moved into the top 10 of the latest AP Top 25 Poll after their 13-6 victory Saturday night over the Michigan Wolverines.

Notre Dame moved up one spot from last week's poll and now stands at No. 10. Alabama holds onto the top spot after its blowout victory over Florida Atlantic, receiving 59 of 60 first-place votes. The LSU Tigers, who fell from No. 2 to No. 3, received the other first-place vote. The Oregon Ducks moved into the No. 2 spot after their win against the previously ranked Arizona Wildcats.

Notre Dame's next game comes against the Miami Hurricanes on Oct. 6 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Here is the full Associated Press Top 25.

Rank Team Points
1 Alabama (59) 1,499
2 Oregon 1,414
3 LSU (1) 1,346
4 Florida State 1,340
5 Georgia 1,245
6 South Carolina 1,147
7 Kansas State 1,067
8 Stanford 1,055
9 West Virginia 1,045
10 Notre Dame 1,003
11 Florida 864
12 Texas 856
13 USC 801
14 Ohio State 633
15 TCU 616
16 Oklahoma 611
17 Clemson 588
18 Oregon State 451
19 Louisville 414
20 Michigan State 348
21 Mississippi State 246
22 Nebraska 179
23 Rutgers 128
24 Boise State 114
25 Baylor 92

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