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Bottom 10 bus is born to be mild

The Bottom 10 inspirational thought of the week:

There's a suitcase poking me in the ribs
There's an elbow in my ear
There's a smelly old bum standing next to me
Hasn't showered in a year
I think I'm missing a contact lens
I think my wallet's gone
And I think this bus is stopping again
To let a couple more freaks get on -- look out

Another one rides the bus
Another one rides the bus
Another comes on and another comes on
Another one rides the bus
Hey, who's gonna sit by you
Another one rides the bus

-- "Weird Al" Yankovic, "Another One Rides The Bus"

"Weird Al" Yankovic's blaring out of the speakers as the Bottom 10 bus rolls into its latest stop. This week's passengers are encouraged to join the celebration of Weird Al's 48th birthday.

Florida International still occupies the front seat after dropping its 19th straight game, and Utah State, which has dropped 13 in a row, is squeezing in next to the Panthers.

Some surprising departures created room for Marshall and North Texas to move into the row next to FIU and the Aggies.

Notre Dame selected Michael Jackson off the Bottom 10 iPod's song list and "Beat It" out of the rankings after an Oct. 6 win over UCLA. However, the Irish can now enjoy the vocal stylings of Weird Al and "Eat It" for a week in the highly coveted No. 5 spot after their 38-0 home loss to archrival USC.

Some more of Weird Al's song parodies drive us through the latest edition of the Bottom 10. If you can get the bus driver to pull over in Logan, Utah, catch the pillow fight of the week featuring Louisiana Tech and Utah State.

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So, with apologies to Steve Harvey, here's the Bottom 10:

Waiting list: Arizona (2-6), Duke (1-6), Iowa State (1-7), Ole Miss (2-6), Rice (1-6), UNLV (2-6).

David Duffey is the college football editor at ESPN.com.