NCAA Football Rankings 2012: Gators rise to No. 2, Seminoles at No. 11 in BlogPoll

Chris Trotman

The Florida Gators are at No. 2 in the SB Nation BlogPoll while the Florida St. Seminoles are No. 11. Where do they stand with other teams in their respective conferences?

In the SB Nation BlogPoll, the Florida Gators have risen to No. 2, behind the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. The two teams combined for 71 first place votes with the Crimson Tide earning 55 of them.

Other SEC teams that are in the BlogPoll include the No. 6 LSU Tigers, No. 12 Mississippi St. Bulldogs, No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs, No. 17 South Carolina Gamecocks, who took the biggest tumble in the BlogPoll by losing 10 spots and No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies.

As for the Florida St. Seminoles, they stayed at No. 11, still the highest rated team from the ACC. The Clemson Tigers are at No. 14 while the Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina Tar Heels, and N.C. State Wolfpack all received votes in the BlogPoll.

While the Gamecocks took the biggest tumble and the West Virginia Mountaineers fell eight spots to No. 25, the Texas Tech Red Raiders rose the most spots, five spots all the way to No. 13.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 8

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (55) 24.41 1.05 --
2 Florida Gators (16) 23.19 1.37 Arrow_up 1
3 Oregon Ducks (2) 23.00 1.22 Arrow_down -1
4 Kansas St. Wildcats (4) 22.61 1.75 --
5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 20.92 1.53 --
6 LSU Tigers 18.62 2.12 --
7 Oregon St. Beavers 18.15 2.70 Arrow_up 1
8 Oklahoma Sooners 17.48 2.95 Arrow_up 1
9 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 15.34 5.12 Arrow_up 1
10 USC Trojans 15.03 3.38 Arrow_up 2
11 Florida St. Seminoles 14.51 3.40 --
12 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 12.51 3.22 Arrow_up 2
13 Texas Tech Red Raiders 11.24 3.98 Arrow_up 5
14 Clemson Tigers 11.09 3.54 Arrow_up 2
15 Georgia Bulldogs 10.97 3.84 Arrow_down -2
16 Louisville Cardinals 10.35 3.72 Arrow_down -1
17 South Carolina Gamecocks 9.97 3.72 Arrow_down -10
18 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 9.20 3.72 Arrow_up 1
19 Stanford Cardinal 7.19 4.02 Arrow_up 3
20 Ohio Bobcats 5.10 4.31 Arrow_up 3
21 Texas A&M Aggies 4.70 3.95 Arrow_down -1
22 Michigan Wolverines 4.15 3.18 Arrow_up 3
23 Boise St. Broncos 4.09 3.58 Arrow_up 3
24 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1.82 2.56 Arrow_up 5
25 West Virginia Mountaineers 1.54 2.42 Arrow_down -8
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Longhorns | Wisconsin Badgers | Toledo Rockets | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northern Illinois Huskies | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Duke Blue Devils | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Cincinnati Bearcats | TCU Horned Frogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arizona Wildcats | UCLA Bruins | Michigan St. Spartans | Nevada Wolf Pack | ULM Warhawks | N.C. State Wolfpack | Kent St. Golden Flashes | Northwestern Wildcats | Ball St. Cardinals
Updated: Oct 23, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

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