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      Golson and Notre Dame new #1 in College Football

      Notre Dame's Everett Golson and the Fighting Irish are #1.

      Notre Dame is the new number one both major college football polls. After Kansas State and Oregon lost on Saturday, the 11-0 Fighting Irish, led by quarterback Everett Golson, a former Myrtle Beach High standout, are number one in both the Associated Press and Coaches Polls.

      Notre Dame also number one in the BCS Standings. Alabama is second, followed by Georgia, Florida and Oregon. Clemson is #11 in the latest BCS, South Carolina is #12.

      BCS Standings RK TEAM RECORD 1 Notre Dame 11-0 2 Alabama 10-1 3 Georgia 10-1 4 Florida 10-1 5 Oregon 10-1 6 Kansas State 10-1 7 LSU 9-2 8 Stanford 9-2 9 Texas A&M 9-2 10 Florida State 10-1 11 Clemson 10-1 12 South Carolina 9-2 13 Oklahoma 8-2 14 Nebraska 9-2 15 Oregon State 8-2 16 Texas 8-2 17 UCLA 9-2 18 Rutgers 9-1 19 Michigan 8-3 20 Louisville 9-1 21 Oklahoma State 7-3 22 Boise State 9-2 23 Kent State 10-1 24 Arizona 7-4 25 Washington 7-4

      AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Notre Dame (60) 11-0 1500 2 Alabama 10-1 1399 3 Georgia 10-1 1316 4 Ohio State 11-0 1292 5 Oregon 10-1 1246 6 Florida 10-1 1171 7 Kansas State 10-1 1064 8 LSU 9-2 1048 9 Texas A&M 9-2 1028 10 Florida State 10-1 1026 11 Stanford 9-2 991 12 Clemson 10-1 874 13 South Carolina 9-2 795 14 Oklahoma 8-2 734 15 UCLA 9-2 624 16 Oregon State 8-2 599 17 Nebraska 9-2 559 18 Texas 8-2 498 19 Louisville 9-1 362 20 Michigan 8-3 282 21 Rutgers 9-1 265 22 Oklahoma State 7-3 240 23 Kent State 10-1 155 24 Northern Illinois 10-1 144 25 Mississippi State 8-3 82 25 Utah State 9-2 82
      • Dropped from rankings: Louisiana Tech 19, USC 21, Texas Tech 23
      • Others receiving votes: Boise State 20, Northwestern 20, Washington 20, Arizona 13, USC 12, Tulsa 10, San Jose State 8, Fresno State 7, Louisiana Tech 4, Wisconsin 4, San Diego State 2, TCU 1, Iowa State 1, Baylor 1, Vanderbilt 1

      USA Today Poll RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Notre Dame (56) 11-0 1469 2 Alabama (2) 10-1 1386 3 Georgia (1) 10-1 1348 4 Oregon 10-1 1227 5 Florida State 10-1 1199 6 Florida 10-1 1166 7 LSU 9-2 1062 8 Kansas State 10-1 1056 9 Clemson 10-1 1029 10 Texas A&M 9-2 994 11 Stanford 9-2 934 12 South Carolina 9-2 853 13 Oklahoma 8-2 798 14 Nebraska 9-2 654 15 Texas 8-2 593 16 UCLA 9-2 590 17 Oregon State 8-2 563 18 Louisville 9-1 453 19 Rutgers 9-1 408 20 Michigan 8-3 289 21 Oklahoma State 7-3 258 22 Boise State 9-2 243 23 Northern Illinois 10-1 149 24 Mississippi State 8-3 99 25 Kent State 10-1 86
      • Dropped from rankings: Louisiana Tech 19, USC 21, Texas Tech 25
      • Others receiving votes: Utah State 74, Northwestern 59, Louisiana Tech 36, Washington 36, Tulsa 14, USC 14, San Jose State 7, San Diego State 6, Arizona 5, Vanderbilt 4, Wisconsin 4, Fresno State 3, Middle Tennessee 3, Arkansas State 2, Cincinnati 1, Texas Tech 1