Ray's Top 25: No changes up top; Stanford slips

September 30, 2012, 9:58 pm
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Every week, our Senior Decider votes in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, which of course makes all other opinions both superfluous and valueless (hey, dont say you never get your moneys worth here).

So here, after Week Four, is the world of college football, whether you like it or not. And if you dont, theres a new one next week you might like better.

RELATED: Ratto's Week Four rankings

1AlabamaThis has to get harder at some stage, doesn't it?2Florida StateIt took the Seminoles awhile to remember why they're here3OregonSame thing for the Ducks4GeorgiaAnd the Bulldogs nearly forgot entirely5Kansas StateIdleness is the devil's workshop, unless the devil is in the film room6LSUTowson State was just what you thought it was7TexasAn eye-opening win over Oklahoma State finally earns them a good spot8Notre DameNext up: Miami, Stanford, BYU and Oklahoma9FloridaIn the next four weeks, LSU, Georgia and South Carolina, all at home10South CarolinaActually, the SEC gets harder for everyone now11West VirginiaGeno Smith just won the Heisman, unless he quits football to join the chess team12RutgersUConn looked good against Buffalo, for what that may be worth13Oregon StateThe Civil War may end up being the best game on either team's card14OklahomaTexas Tech is next, and that's one of the easier games. Yikes.15Ohio StateA one-point win at Michigan State may not be pretty, but it's a one-point win at Michigan State16TCUSMU. Big deal.17Mississippi StateNobody at all. Big deal.18ClemsonBC was a tougher out than it should have been19WashingtonHelped expose Stanford's weaknesses for the unbelievers20StanfordAnd predictably, a week later David Shaw was ripped for being unimaginative. Sometimes, fans stink21Southern CaliforniaJust trying not to get kicked out of practice, that's all22LouisvilleNot impressive beating a substandard Southern Miss team, but it is the second of three straight roadies23Iowa StateAnother good showing, this time against Texas Tech24UCLAAfter review, beating Colorado still doesn't count25CincinnatiAnd we'd been led to believe the Big East was lousy

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