Irish up to No. 3 in BCS rankings

Kansas State has pulled into a prime spot behind No. 1 Alabama in an open race spread out among four unbeaten teams.

With the second spot for the BCS National Championship game vacated by Florida after its loss to Georgia a day earlier, the Wildcats are the new No. 2 team in the BCS standings released Sunday.

Notre Dame moved from fifth up to No. 3, while high-scoring Oregon remained No. 4.

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