2012 College Football Rankings: Oregon State Rises, Oregon Remains at No. 2 in BlogPoll

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This week's BlogPoll is out, and both schools from Oregon find themselves in the top 10 again.

The Oregon State Beavers rose two spots in this week's edition of SB Nation's BlogPoll, and now find themselves at No. 8 in the rankings. The in-state rival Oregon Ducks remain at No. 2 this week, despite appearing as No. 3 in the initial BCS standings.

OSU was as high as No. 2 on one ballot, and No. 3 on two others. The Beavers were placed in the top 10 by 55 voters, with No. 6 being the most common spot. The lowest vote Oregon State received was at No. 22.

Oregon garnered three first-place votes in the tally. All but one balloter had the Ducks in the top 10, with the one outlier placing them at a surprising No. 19.

Two other Pac-12 teams made their way into the rankings, with USC showing up at No. 12 and Stanford appearing at No. 22.

The Ducks put their ranking on the line this Thursday when they travel to Tempe to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils. Oregon State hosts the Utah Utes on Saturday.

Full Top 25:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 7

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (62) 24.64 0.84 --
2 Oregon Ducks (3) 23.32 2.15 --
3 Florida Gators (5) 22.51 1.40 Arrow_up 2
4 Kansas St. Wildcats (1) 21.99 1.36 Arrow_up 2
5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4) 21.30 1.81 Arrow_up 2
6 LSU Tigers 18.41 2.62 Arrow_up 3
7 South Carolina Gamecocks 17.05 2.44 Arrow_down -4
8 Oregon St. Beavers 16.89 3.84 Arrow_up 2
9 Oklahoma Sooners 16.18 3.44 Arrow_up 5
10 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 16.05 5.49 Arrow_down -2
11 Florida St. Seminoles 13.70 3.69 --
12 USC Trojans 13.09 4.69 --
13 Georgia Bulldogs 11.82 3.12 --
14 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 10.21 3.80 Arrow_up 5
15 Louisville Cardinals 9.88 3.84 Arrow_up 3
16 Clemson Tigers 9.49 4.56 --
17 West Virginia Mountaineers 9.29 3.46 Arrow_down -13
18 Texas Tech Red Raiders 8.32 4.52 Arrow_up 13
19 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 7.33 3.61 Arrow_up 1
20 Texas A&M Aggies 6.36 3.70 Arrow_up 4
21 Cincinnati Bearcats 6.24 3.87 --
22 Stanford Cardinal 4.83 4.42 Arrow_down -5
23 Ohio Bobcats 3.96 4.92 --
24 TCU Horned Frogs 2.11 2.61 Arrow_up 4
25 Michigan Wolverines 1.76 2.58 Arrow_up 4
Others Receiving Votes: Boise St. Broncos | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Iowa St. Cyclones | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Northwestern Wildcats | Nevada Wolf Pack | Texas Longhorns | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Northern Illinois Huskies | Toledo Rockets | North Carolina Tar Heels | UCLA Bruins | Wisconsin Badgers | Virginia Tech Hokies | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Ball St. Cardinals | Utah State Aggies | Kent St. Golden Flashes
Updated: Oct 16, 2012 9:30 AM EDT

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