Irving, TX (Sports Network) - Kansas State knocked Alabama off its perch atop the BCS standings, and Oregon held off fellow unbeaten Notre Dame for the coveted No. 2 spot in the latest poll.
Alabama had been No. 1 in the poll since its first installment on October 14, but the Crimson Tide fell three spots after losing their first game to Texas A&M on Saturday.
Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame each moved up one position after they all improved to 10-0 with three weeks remaining in the college football schedule.