College Football Rankings, Week 2: BlogPoll Top 25

Oregon State barely missed the BlogPoll Top 25 college football rankings. CougCenter would like to re-cast its ballot and put this fan at No. 1.

SB Nation's BlogPoll Top 25 college football rankings for Week 2 are live, and Alabama remains in the top spot. The LSU Tigers rise to No. 2, jumping the USC Trojans. It's entirely possible that CougCenter's Southern Cal-free ballot may have played a non-minor role in the Fall of Troy.

The biggest mover came from the Pac-12, as UCLA went from 41st in the "others receiving votes" section to an appearance at 20th in the poll this week. The Bruins upset the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and essentially took their spot in the rankings.

CougCenter got yet another mention in the Wack Ballot Watchdog section, as we were part of a small group who saw fit to rank the Ohio State Buckeyes near the top. One blog even had tOSU at number one:

Ohio State's first-place vote isn't actually that much of an outlier: while One Bronco Nation Under God tossed the Buckeyes on top of the heap, two other blogs, resume hardliner Black Heart Gold Pants and formula-based voter CougCenter each slotted Ohio State in at No. 2.

In total, there were five Pac-12 teams in the top 25, with Oregon State just missing the cut at No. 27 following their victory over Wisconsin. The SEC led the way with six teams in the rankings.

To see each voter's ballot, go here. To find out how each team was ranked, go here. Click the jump for the complete rankings.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 2

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (88) 24.90 0.46 --
2 LSU Tigers (2) 22.93 2.33 Arrow_up 1
3 USC Trojans (3) 21.93 4.41 Arrow_down -1
4 Oregon Ducks 20.89 4.16 --
5 Georgia Bulldogs 19.16 2.38 Arrow_up 3
6 Florida St. Seminoles 17.45 6.06 Arrow_down -1
7 Oklahoma Sooners 17.00 5.38 --
8 Michigan St. Spartans 16.99 2.84 Arrow_up 1
9 West Virginia Mountaineers 16.33 4.98 Arrow_down -3
10 Clemson Tigers 15.49 3.49 --
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.80 4.78 Arrow_up 1
12 Kansas St. Wildcats 12.56 4.05 Arrow_up 8
13 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 12.48 5.44 Arrow_up 1
14 Virginia Tech Hokies 11.99 3.84 Arrow_up 2
15 Texas Longhorns 11.01 4.25 Arrow_up 3
16 TCU Horned Frogs 7.94 4.78 Arrow_up 6
17 Florida Gators 6.77 4.55 Arrow_up 10
18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 6.66 4.71 Arrow_up 3
19 Louisville Cardinals 5.98 3.80 Arrow_up 4
20 UCLA Bruins 5.90 4.74 Arrow_up 21
21 Michigan Wolverines 5.34 4.44 Arrow_down -2
22 Stanford Cardinal 5.07 4.85 Arrow_up 3
23 Arizona Wildcats 4.90 4.99 --
24 Tennessee Volunteers 3.97 4.49 --
25 Ohio Bobcats 1.61 3.22 Arrow_up 1
Others Receiving Votes: BYU Cougars | Oregon St. Beavers | Baylor Bears | ULM Warhawks | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Boise St. Broncos | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northwestern Wildcats | Utah State Aggies | Arkansas Razorbacks | Iowa St. Cyclones | Wisconsin Badgers | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Cincinnati Bearcats | Air Force Falcons | South Florida Bulls | Central Florida Knights | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Louisiana Ragin Cajuns | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Wake Forest Demon Deacons | Duke Blue Devils | Rice Owls | Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Miami Hurricanes | North Carolina Tar Heels | N.C. State Wolfpack
Updated: Sep 11, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

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