Undefeated Fresno State remains on BCS path (w/ polls)

The Fresno State football team is No. 17 in The Associated Press Top 25, down one spot, and No. 17 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, up one spot this week.

The Bulldogs are 8-0 and on track to earn a Bowl Championship Series berth.

Below are the full polls.

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The Idaho Statesman’s coverage of Boise State’s 42-30 win last night at Colorado State:

Game story: Grant Hedrick shines

Column: Depleted defense does just enough

Sidebar on WRs: Finally, some big plays

Notebook: Ajayi hits 1,000-yard mark

Drive chart

Press conference videos

Photo gallery

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv
1. Alabama (52) 8-0 1,491 1
2. Oregon (2) 8-0 1,418 2
3. Florida St. (6) 8-0 1,409 3
4. Ohio St. 9-0 1,315 4
5. Baylor 7-0 1,234 5
6. Stanford 7-1 1,214 6
7. Auburn 8-1 1,082 8
8. Clemson 8-1 1,059 9
9. Missouri 8-1 956 10
10. LSU 7-2 863 11
11. Texas A&M 7-2 861 12
12. Oklahoma 7-1 816 13
13. South Carolina 7-2 769 14
14. Miami 7-1 737 7
15. Oklahoma St. 7-1 662 18
16. UCLA 6-2 515 17
17. Fresno St. 8-0 493 16
18. Michigan St. 8-1 478 24
19. UCF 6-1 472 19
20. Louisville 7-1 385 20
21. Wisconsin 6-2 342 22
22. N. Illinois 9-0 322 21
23. Arizona St. 6-2 197 25
24. Notre Dame 7-2 164 NR
25. Texas Tech 7-2 102 15

Others receiving votes: Texas 34, Georgia 32, BYU 28, Mississippi 17, Houston 9, Minnesota 7, Michigan 6, Washington 6, Ball St. 4, Duke 1.

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USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 3, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Alabama (54) 8-0 1,540 1
2. Oregon (5) 8-0 1,475 2
3. Florida State (3) 8-0 1,436 3
4. Ohio State 9-0 1,369 4
5. Baylor 7-0 1,299 5
6. Stanford 7-1 1,222 7
7. Clemson 8-1 1,121 8
8. Oklahoma 7-1 971 9
9. Missouri 8-1 961 10
10. Auburn 8-1 959 11
11. Oklahoma State 7-1 864 12
12. LSU 7-2 835 13
13. Texas A&M 7-2 800 14
14. Miami (Fla.) 7-1 747 6
15. South Carolina 7-2 722 16
16. Louisville 7-1 569 17
17. Fresno State 8-0 567 18
18. UCLA 6-2 494 19
19. Michigan State 8-1 446 24
20. Northern Illinois 9-0 409 20
21. Central Florida 6-1 340 22
22. Wisconsin 6-2 333 23
23. Texas Tech 7-2 217 15
24. Arizona State 6-2 130 NR
25. Notre Dame 7-2 108 25

Others receiving votes: Texas 77; Georgia 25; Houston 24; Brigham Young 19; Minnesota 18; Michigan 14; Nebraska 12; Duke 11; Louisiana-Lafayette 5; Ball State 4; Mississippi 3; Oregon State 2; Arizona 1; Southern California 1.

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IDAHO STATESMAN BALLOT

Boise State beat writer Chadd Cripe votes each week in the AP poll. His ballot is below. A note about next week: Chadd is on a furlough and unable to vote because of company policy. His ballot will return Nov. 17.

1. Alabama
2. Florida State
3. Oregon
4. Ohio State
5. Stanford
6. Baylor
7. Clemson
8. LSU
9. Auburn
10. Texas A&M
11. South Carolina
12. Missouri
13. Oklahoma
14. Miami
15. Oklahoma State
16. UCLA
17. Wisconsin
18. UCF
19. Fresno State
20. Notre Dame
21. Georgia
22. Michigan State
23. Arizona State
24. BYU
25. Ole Miss

Dropped out: Texas Tech, Michigan

Also considered: Northern Illinois, Louisville, Texas

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Sports columnist Brian Murphy writes about all sports in the Treasure Valley with a concentration on Boise State football and men's basketball. Murph has been with the Statesman since 2005. You can follow him on Twitter @MurphsTurph.

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