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Sunday, October 17, 9:30 a.m. PT (Updated at 8:30 p.m.)

The coaches and players themselves didn't receive word until the end of Sunday's practice, but it's officially official: The Oregon Ducks are the No. 1 ranked team in college football.

Oregon replaces Ohio State in the top spot, receiving 42 of 59 first-place votes in the USA Today (coaches) poll and 39 of 60 in the AP top 25. The Buckeyes (6-1) were the second top-ranked team to fall in as many weeks, losing Saturday at Wisconsin (6-1).

The Harris poll, which like the coaches poll is part of the BCS standings formula is due out next, also had Oregon in the top spot, garnering 77 of 113 first-place votes.

But even with the two human polls on their side, the Ducks came in at No. 2 behind Oklahoma (6-0) in the initial BCS standings, which also utilize six computer rankings. The highest and lowest computer rankings are thrown out with the four remaining averaged together. Those computers tabbed UO eighth.

The No. 1 ranking in the two main indexes is a program first for the Ducks, who have been ranked second (AP/USA Today) on four occasions in their 115-year history, including a final No. 2 ranking in 2001.

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