NFP Top 25

Week 6 of the 2012 college football season is in the books, and it was yet another memorable weekend.

South Carolina dominated SEC East rival Georgia, Florida outmuscled LSU at The Swamp and Notre Dame remained unbeaten.

With the rankings shaken up, let’s take a look at how the National Football Post stacks up the Top 25 heading into the seventh week of the season.

2012 record in parentheses and last week’s ranking in brackets.

1. Alabama (5-0) [1]
The Crimson Tide enjoyed a bye this weekend and will play at Missouri next Saturday.

2. Oregon (6-0) [3]
Colt Lyerla caught three passes for 71 yards, including touchdowns of 10 and 13 yards, as the Ducks rolled over Washington 52-21.

3. South Carolina (6-0) [4]
The Gamecocks held Georgia to 224 total yards in a 35-7 laugher.

4. Kansas State (5-0) [7]
John Hubert finished with 101 yards and four rushing touchdowns in a 56-16 win over Kansas.

Andrew Buie US PRESSWIREAgainst Texas, Andrew Buie showed that the Mountaineers can get it done on the ground as well.

5. West Virginia (5-0) [8]
Andrew Buie ran for 207 yards and two touchdowns as the Mountaineers beat Texas 48-45 in Austin.

6. Florida (5-0) [11]
Mike Gillislee ran for a career-high 146 yards and two touchdowns as the Gators beat LSU 14-6.

7. Notre Dame (5-0) [10]
Cierre Wood and George Atkinson III gave the Fighting Irish their first 100-yard rushing duo in a decade in a 41-3 victory over Miami (FL).

8. Ohio State (6-0) [13]
Corey Brown returned a punt 76 yards for a score and Bradley Roby brought back an interception 41 yards as the Buckeyes romped over Nebraska 63-38.

9. LSU (5-1) [2]
The Tigers suffered their first regular-season loss in 19 games as they fell to Florida 14-6.

10. Florida State (5-1) [6]
The Seminoles failed to start 6-0, something they haven’t done since their national title-winning season in 1999, as they fell to N.C. State 17-16.

11. Oklahoma (3-1) [15]
The Sooners outscored Texas Tech 34-6 in the second and third quarters to cruise to a 41-20 win.

12. Oregon State (4-0) [17]
The Beavers surpassed their win total for the 2011 season and are 4-0 for the first time since 2002 after beating Washington State 19-6.


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