2012 College Football Rankings: Oregon stands pat at third

William Mancebo

The Ducks held strong at third and Oregon State somehow rose a place despite losing.

The Oregon Ducks stayed the Pac-12's highest rated team in SB Nation's latest BlogPoll, coming in third behind Notre Dame and Alabama.

Despite the 48-24 loss to Oregon, Oregon State actually rose one place in the Week 13 edition to No. 16. They sit barely above UCLA who dropped two spots down to 17 after their loss to Stanford over the weekend. Oregon State did end up in a lot of different places however, earning the fourth-highest standard deviation score at 3.44.

The Washington Huskies received just enough votes to be mentioned. Oddly enough, the voter who rated the Huskies at No. 22 must have run out of teams to put in and just piled in Pac-12 teams afterwards, with Arizona, Oregon State and UCLA closing out the vote.

Oregon maintained a slim lead over Georgia for the No. 3 spot, with Andy Hutchins deciding that Georgia's slightly easy schedule has hurt them in the eyes of the voters for a shot at first place.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 13

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (61) 25.13 2.92 --
2 Alabama Crimson Tide (5) 23.66 2.56 --
3 Oregon Ducks 21.83 2.18 --
4 Georgia Bulldogs (1) 21.44 0.95 --
5 Florida Gators (1) 21.24 1.28 Arrow_up 1
6 Ohio State Buckeyes (3) 19.70 6.12 Arrow_up 1
7 Kansas State Wildcats 19.39 0.92 Arrow_down -2
8 Stanford Cardinal 17.69 0.12 Arrow_up 2
9 LSU Tigers 17.41 0.71 --
10 Texas A&M Aggies 17.16 1.02 Arrow_up 1
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 15.23 0.94 Arrow_up 3
12 Oklahoma Sooners 14.04 2.42 Arrow_up 1
13 Florida State Seminoles 13.09 1.26 Arrow_down -5
14 Nebraska Cornhuskers 12.09 1.33 Arrow_up 2
15 Clemson Tigers 11.17 1.24 Arrow_down -3
16 Oregon State Beavers 8.09 3.44 Arrow_up 1
17 UCLA Bruins 8.06 2.45 Arrow_down -2
18 Kent State Golden Flashes 7.61 3.67 Arrow_up 5
19 Northern Illinois Huskies 6.83 3.76 Arrow_up 5
20 Utah State Aggies 4.74 2.58 Arrow_up 6
21 Northwestern Wildcats 3.66 2.88 Arrow_up 7
22 Michigan Wolverines 3.36 3.08 Arrow_down -1
23 Boise State Broncos 3.13 3.24 Arrow_up 2
24 Oklahoma State Cowboys 2.70 3.30 Arrow_down -2
25 Texas Longhorns 2.50 2.97 Arrow_down -7
Others Receiving Votes: San Jose State Spartans | Louisville Cardinals | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Penn State Nittany Lions | Vanderbilt Commodores | TCU Horned Frogs | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Fresno State Bulldogs | Ball State Cardinals | San Diego State Aztecs | Cincinnati Bearcats | Mississippi State Bulldogs | Central Florida Knights | USC Trojans | Arizona Wildcats | Washington Huskies | Toledo Rockets | Arizona State Sun Devils | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arkansas State Red Wolves | Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Updated: Nov 27, 2012 7:02 AM PST

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