Posted October 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
Despite Oregon having beaten its first seven opponents by an average of nearly five touchdowns, it is currently outside the top two of the BCS standings. The second-ranked Ducks probably won't gain much ground if the status quo holds and they post another lopsided victory over visiting Colorado in a Pac-12 matchup Saturday. Oregon improved to 4-0 in the conference with a 43-21 victory over Arizona State last Thursday but is behind Alabama, Florida and Kansas State in the latest standings. It debuted at No. 3 last week despite being ranked second in both major polls factoring into the BCS standings. The Ducks have won by an average of 32.3 points and beaten two ranked teams, then-No. 22 Arizona 49-0 on Sept. 22 and then-No. 23 Washington 52-21 on Oct. 6. Both squads have since fallen out of the Top 25. They likely won't get much of a challenge from Colorado (1-6, 1-3) before facing No. 10 USC, California, No. 19 Stanford and No. 7 Oregon State next month to end the season...
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