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Alabama new No. 1 in both polls

Updated: September 7, 2012, 12:22 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Alabama is the new No. 1 in both The Associated Press and USA Today college football polls, moving past USC thanks to a resounding victory against Michigan.

The Crimson Tide swayed more than enough voters in both polls with a 41-14 win Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium to overtake the preseason No. 1 Trojans, who beat Hawaii 49-10. USC entered that game a 40-point favorite at home.

Alabama received 45 first-place votes in the AP poll, up 28 from last week, and 37 ...

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