2012 College Football Rankings: Oregon Ducks move into top spot

Steve Dykes

A loss by Alabama over the weekend provided the room for the undefeated Ducks to move up.

The Oregon Ducks moved into the top spot on SB Nation's latest BlogPoll, but only by a slight margin as the Kansas State Wildcats linger in second place less than a half point behind.

Alabama's loss 29-24 loss to Texas A&M set the stage for the undefeated Ducks to move into first place for the first time this season. The Crimson Tide dropped down to fourth place and the Ducks, Wildcats and the Fighting Irish all moved up on spot.

Oregon earned 44 first-place votes in the Week 12 edition and Kansas State earned 24 first-place votes.

As expected, the Oregon State Beavers dropped three spots after losing to Stanford on Saturday 27-23.

Despite cracking the top 25 in the BCS standings, the Washington Huskies aren't quite there yet in the eyes of people watching them play. The Huskies got some votes in the BlogPoll but are a few good wins, or multiple losses from teams above, from cracking the top 25.

Here are the full results for the week:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 11

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Oregon Ducks (44) 24.86 2.82 Arrow_up 1
2 Kansas St. Wildcats (24) 24.56 2.79 Arrow_up 1
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4) 23.15 2.52 Arrow_up 1
4 Alabama Crimson Tide (2) 21.81 2.20 Arrow_down -3
5 Georgia Bulldogs 19.67 0.33 --
6 Florida Gators 18.52 0.66 --
7 Florida St. Seminoles 17.86 0.36 Arrow_up 1
8 LSU Tigers 17.77 0.88 Arrow_up 1
9 Ohio St. Buckeyes 17.67 6.43 Arrow_down -2
10 Texas A&M Aggies 17.52 0.89 Arrow_up 5
11 Clemson Tigers 15.27 1.65 Arrow_down -1
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.16 1.33 --
13 Oklahoma Sooners 13.93 2.36 Arrow_up 1
14 Stanford Cardinal 13.03 1.46 Arrow_up 2
15 Nebraska Cornhuskers 9.29 2.14 Arrow_up 2
16 Oregon St. Beavers 8.78 3.53 Arrow_down -3
17 UCLA Bruins 8.58 2.38 Arrow_up 1
18 Texas Longhorns 7.74 2.97 Arrow_up 2
19 Louisville Cardinals 6.51 3.24 Arrow_down -8
20 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 6.25 3.65 Arrow_down -1
21 USC Trojans 5.49 3.18 --
22 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3.07 2.70 Arrow_up 2
23 Kent St. Golden Flashes 2.19 2.71 Arrow_up 4
24 Michigan Wolverines 2.19 2.12 Arrow_up 10
25 Oklahoma St. Cowboys 1.88 2.33 Arrow_up 7
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Tech Red Raiders | Northern Illinois Huskies | Wisconsin Badgers | Boise St. Broncos | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Utah State Aggies | Cincinnati Bearcats | Fresno St. Bulldogs | Central Florida Knights | Washington Huskies | San Jose St. Spartans | San Diego St. Aztecs | TCU Horned Frogs | Northwestern Wildcats | Arizona Wildcats | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Toledo Rockets | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Ohio Bobcats | UAB Blazers
Updated: Nov 13, 2012 6:00 AM PST

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