USC falls in USA Today Coaches Poll

For the second consecutive week, the Trojans took a tumble in the polls.

This time, USC fell to No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, despite beating Syracuse 42-29.

Even so, coach Lane Kiffin doesn't seem worried about his team's ranking.

"I could care less," Kiffin said during a teleconference with reporters. "If we keep moving down and every Saturday we're winning, I'll be very happy."

LSU, which easily defeated Washington 41-3, took over the No. 2 spot, while Alabama remained at No. 1.

In other news around the conference, Stanford jumped from No. 21 to No. 16 after defeating Duke 50-13. UCLA and Arizona also made a move into the Top 25. Oregon remained at the No. 4 spot with its win over Fresno State.

The Bruins upset then-No. 16 Nebraska 36-30 over the weekend and Arizona stunned then-No. 18 Oklahoma State 59-38.

With those wins, along with Oregon State's upset of No. 12 Wisconsin, Sharon Katz of ESPN Stats & Info has the Pac-12 as the third-best conference in the nation, behind the Big 12 and SEC.

Do you think USC should have dropped in the polls again despite winning?

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