TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama still controls its own destiny.
The Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0) continues to sit atop the BCS standings following its 38-17 thumping of LSU, who dropped to No. 21.
Ohio State, Stanford and Baylor round out the top five. Stanford is the highest ranked one-loss team.
The Crimson Tide’s final three games are at Mississippi State, home against Tennessee-Chattanooga and at No. 7 Auburn. The Tide will also have to play in the SEC Championship if it wins out.
Florida State’s final three games are Syracuse, Idaho and at Florida. The Seminoles will also have an ACC championship game.
Oregon fell to No. 6 following its 26-20 loss to No. 4 Stanford.