Oregon is No. 6 in this week's BCS standings.
The Ducks (8-1) dropped three spots after their 26-20 loss to Stanford (8-1), which moved up one spot to fourth.
Alabama and Florida State are well out in front and running 1-2, both with 9-0 records.
Ohio State, also 9-0, is third, and 8-0 Baylor is fifth, with a good lead over Oregon.
Auburn (9-1) is seventh, Clemson (8-1) No. 8, Missouri (9-1) is at the ninth spot, and South Carolina (7-2) is 10th.
UCLA (7-2) is 13th and Arizona State (7-2) 19th.