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Sunday, November 3, 2013
Noles gain ground on Tide, Ducks

Associated Press

No. 3 Florida State gained ground on No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, earning four more first-place votes than it did last week.

The Seminoles were coming off another easy victory against a previously unbeaten rival. Florida State beat Miami 41-14 on Saturday night and received six-first-place votes from the media panel Sunday. Last month the Seminoles handed Clemson its first loss.

Alabama remained No. 1 with 52 first-place votes, three less than last week. Oregon received two first-place votes, a loss of one for the Ducks.

Miami's dropped seven spot to 14th after its first loss.

Notre Dame moved back into the rankings at No. 24 and Michigan fell out after losing to Michigan State. The Spartans advanced six spots to 18th.