2012 College Football Rankings: Ducks maintain stranglehold over third spot

Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE

The Oregon Ducks were ranked third in the latest edition of the SB Nation BlogPoll.

There wasn't a whole lot of movement in the SB Nation BlogPoll this week in the Pac-12 as only Stanford, UCLA and Oregon State played last week.

The Cardinal moved up one spot to No. 7 following their 27-24 win over the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 championship game. The Bruins, despite the loss, held their ground at No. 17.

The Oregon State Beavers moved up one spot to No. 15 after 77-3 obliteration of Nicholls State. The game was supposed to be played in the first week of the Beavers season but was postponed and rescheduled for on Dec. 1.

The Oregon Ducks remained the highest Pac-12 team in the BlogPoll, hanging out at No. 3 for yet another week. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Alabama Crimson Tide were first and second, sharing most of the first place votes. Despite coming in fourth, the Florida Gators received one first-place vote and the Ohio State Buckeyes received two, while coming in at No. 8.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 14

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (42) 24.59 0.88 --
2 Alabama Crimson Tide (11) 23.89 0.82 --
3 Oregon Ducks 21.43 1.88 --
4 Florida Gators (1) 21.20 1.95 Arrow_up 1
5 Kansas St. Wildcats 20.00 1.50 Arrow_up 2
6 Georgia Bulldogs 19.48 2.45 Arrow_down -2
7 Stanford Cardinal 18.38 2.27 Arrow_up 1
8 Ohio St. Buckeyes (2) 18.05 7.51 Arrow_down -2
9 LSU Tigers 17.05 2.14 --
10 Texas A&M Aggies 16.88 2.90 --
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.71 1.82 --
12 Oklahoma Sooners 14.36 2.43 --
13 Florida St. Seminoles 13.43 2.14 --
14 Clemson Tigers 11.82 1.39 Arrow_up 1
15 Oregon St. Beavers 9.82 3.19 Arrow_up 1
16 Northern Illinois Huskies 9.68 3.48 Arrow_up 3
17 UCLA Bruins 7.02 2.95 --
18 Utah State Aggies 6.66 3.10 Arrow_up 2
19 Boise St. Broncos 5.09 4.26 Arrow_up 4
20 Louisville Cardinals 4.84 3.31 Arrow_up 7
21 Northwestern Wildcats 4.25 3.42 --
22 Nebraska Cornhuskers 4.00 3.82 Arrow_down -8
23 Michigan Wolverines 3.70 3.07 Arrow_down -1
24 San Jose St. Spartans 3.61 3.11 Arrow_up 2
25 Kent St. Golden Flashes 2.84 3.23 Arrow_down -7
Others Receiving Votes: Wisconsin Badgers | Texas Longhorns | Vanderbilt Commodores | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Baylor Bears | Fresno St. Bulldogs | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Ball St. Cardinals | Arkansas St. Red Wolves | Cincinnati Bearcats | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | San Diego St. Aztecs | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Toledo Rockets | Arizona St. Sun Devils | TCU Horned Frogs | North Carolina Tar Heels | USC Trojans | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Arizona Wildcats | Central Florida Knights | West Virginia Mountaineers
Updated: Dec 4, 2012 6:30 AM PST

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