No changes for the Buckeyes this week, still fourth in BCS standings, both polls

Once again, no changes for the Buckeyes as for the third-straight week, Ohio State remains at No. 4 in the Associated Press and the USA Today top 25 college football polls that were released on Sunday.

Ohio State wide receiver Chris Fields scores a touchdown on a catch against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ohio State wide receiver Chris Fields scores a touchdown on a catch against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Also for the third time in as many weeks, the Buckeyes are fourth in the latest BCS standings. Alabama still tops the BCS, but Florida State moved into the No. 2 slot after the Seminoles defeated Miami (Fla.). Oregon is third as Ohio State and Stanford round out the top 5.

In the AP poll, Alabama is still No. 1 as the Crimson Tide received 52 of the 60 first-place votes, while Oregon is second with two first-place votes, just nine points ahead of third-ranked Florida State, who received the other six first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the AP poll is No. 4 Ohio State followed by Baylor, Stanford, Auburn, Clemson, Missouri and LSU.

In the USA Today coaches poll, Alabama also remains at the top with 54 of the 62 first-place votes. Oregon is No. 2 with five first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the coaches poll, Florida State is third with three first-place votes, then it’s Ohio State, Baylor, Clemson, Oklahoma, Missouri and Auburn.

Ohio State is off this week. The Buckeyes’ next game is Nov. 16 against Illinois. The start time at Memorial Stadium in Champaign has yet to be announced.

  BCS Harris Poll USA Today Computer Rankings
RK TEAM AVG PVS RK PTS % RK PTS % AVG A&H RB CM KM JS PW %
1 Alabama .9797 1 1 2613 .9954 1 1540 .9935 2 3 1 3 2 2 2 .950
2 Florida State .9525 3 3 2444 .9310 3 1436 .9265 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1.000
3 Oregon .9435 2 2 2491 .9490 2 1475 .9516 3 2 2 4 3 3 3 .930
4 Ohio State .8720 4 4 2317 .8827 4 1369 .8832 4 4 3 2 8 5 7 .850
5 Stanford .7930 5 6 2102 .8008 6 1222 .7884 5 6 5 5 4 9 9 .790
6 Baylor .7745 6 5 2167 .8255 5 1299 .8381 9 8 11 9 12 7 10 .660
7 Clemson .7277 8 7 1890 .7200 7 1121 .7232 8 10 6 7 7 10 4 .740
8 Missouri .6890 9 8 1725 .6571 9 961 .6200 5 5 9 6 5 8 6 .790
9 Auburn .6686 11 9 1672 .6370 10 959 .6187 7 9 14 8 6 6 5 .750
10 Oklahoma .6084 10 10 1572 .5989 8 971 .6265 11 7 7 10 13 15 14 .600
11 Miami (FL) .5246 7 13 1344 .5120 14 747 .4819 12 13 15 11 10 12 8 .580
12 South Carolina .5111 14 15 1175 .4476 15 722 .4658 10 11 8 13 9 11 11 .620
13 LSU .4525 13 11 1467 .5589 12 835 .5387 18 21 10 NR 19 19 19 .260
14 Oklahoma State .4395 18 14 1315 .5010 11 864 .5574 18 18 18 20 22 18 24 .260
15 Texas A&M .4365 12 12 1426 .5432 13 800 .5161 21 23 19 21 17 22 16 .250
16 Fresno State .3675 16 17 989 .3768 17 567 .3658 16 17 25 14 23 14 12 .360
17 Michigan State .3394 22 18 789 .3006 19 446 .2877 13 16 21 12 14 16 15 .430
18 Northern Illinois .3169 17 20 727 .2770 20 409 .2639 14 22 13 17 20 4 13 .410
19 UCLA .2904 20 19 768 .2926 18 494 .3187 18 20 20 24 18 20 17 .260
20 Louisville .2510 19 16 1013 .3859 16 569 .3671 27 NR 17 NR NR NR NR .000
21 UCF .2151 23 21 567 .2160 21 340 .2194 23 24 16 22 NR 17 20 .210
22 Arizona State .1770 NR 24 255 .0971 24 130 .0839 17 12 NR 15 11 24 18 .350
23 Notre Dame .1662 25 25 155 .0590 25 108 .0697 15 15 12 16 15 23 21 .370
24 Wisconsin .1288 24 22 450 .1714 22 333 .2148 27 NR NR NR NR NR NR .000
25 Texas Tech .0986 15 23 409 .1558 23 217 .1400 27 NR 23 NR NR NR NR .000

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (52) 8-0 1491
2 Oregon (2) 8-0 1418
3 Florida State (6) 8-0 1409
4 Ohio State 9-0 1315
5 Baylor 7-0 1234
6 Stanford 7-1 1214
7 Auburn 8-1 1082
8 Clemson 8-1 1059
9 Missouri 8-1 956
10 LSU 7-2 863
11 Texas A&M 7-2 861
12 Oklahoma 7-1 816
13 South Carolina 7-2 769
14 Miami (FL) 7-1 737
15 Oklahoma State 7-1 662
16 UCLA 6-2 515
17 Fresno State 8-0 493
18 Michigan State 8-1 478
19 UCF 6-1 472
20 Louisville 7-1 385
21 Wisconsin 6-2 342
22 Northern Illinois 9-0 322
23 Arizona State 6-2 197
24 Notre Dame 7-2 164
25 Texas Tech 7-2 102
Dropped from rankings: Michigan 23
Others receiving votes: Texas 34, Georgia 32, Brigham Young 28, Ole Miss 17, Houston 9, Minnesota 7, Washington 6, Michigan 6, Ball State 4, Duke 1.
USA Today Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (54) 8-0 1540
2 Oregon (5) 8-0 1475
3 Florida State (3) 8-0 1436
4 Ohio State 9-0 1369
5 Baylor 7-0 1299
6 Stanford 7-1 1222
7 Clemson 8-1 1121
8 Oklahoma 7-1 971
9 Missouri 8-1 961
10 Auburn 8-1 959
11 Oklahoma State 7-1 864
12 LSU 7-2 835
13 Texas A&M 7-2 800
14 Miami (FL) 7-1 747
15 South Carolina 7-2 722
16 Louisville 7-1 569
17 Fresno State 8-0 567
18 UCLA 6-2 494
19 Michigan State 8-1 446
20 Northern Illinois 9-0 409
21 UCF 6-1 340
22 Wisconsin 6-2 333
23 Texas Tech 7-2 217
24 Arizona State 6-2 130
25 Notre Dame 7-2 108
Dropped from rankings: Michigan 21.
Others receiving votes: Texas 77, Georgia 25, Houston 24, Brigham Young 19, Minnesota 18, Michigan 14, Nebraska 12, Duke 11, Louisiana-Lafayette 5, Ball State 4, Ole Miss 3, Oregon State 2, Arizona 1, USC 1.