Found October 21, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
Oregon is third behind Alabama and Florida State in the first BCS poll, released tonight at 5:30 on ESPN.  The margin is slim, the difference of position in one computer ranking, but the Seminoles currently edge out the Ducks on the strength of their road win over Clemson Saturday. Ohio State, Missouri, Miami and Baylor, also undefeated, trail the Ducks, with one-loss Stanford sneaking in at sixth ahead of the Hurricanes and Bears. Most years, the whole thing shakes itself out before December. With upcoming games against BCS #6 Cardinal and BCS #12 UCLA, the Ducks have ample opportunity to close the gap with FSU.  It's only the first week of polling. All the Ducks can do is make their case on the field, beginning with a convincing win over UCLA Saturday afternoon in Autzen, 4:00 p.m. on ESPN.  

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