Scout College Football Top 30- Week Two

The top 30 teams in college football after Week Two, as voted on by 21 publishers, writers and analysts from the Scout network...

 #1 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 621Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
The Noles had no problems with the Citadel and now get a week off before they host Clemson.
Next Opponent: Clemson
 #2 Oregon Ducks
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 600Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
Autzen Stadium kept Eugene as TrackTown USA with the Ducks second half blitz against Michigan State.
Next Opponent: Wyoming
 #3 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 566Last Wk.: 3Trend: --
The weather was about the only thing that could stop the Tide against Florida Atlantic.
Next Opponent: Southern Miss
 #4 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 553Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
Oklahoma cruised past Tulsa and now welcome SEC foe Tennessee to Norman.
Next Opponent: Tennessee
 #5 Auburn Tigers
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 544Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
The Tigers had no issues with San Jose State and will take a week off before a Thursday night game in the Little Apple.
Next Opponent: Kansas State
 #6 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (1-0)Pts.: 526Last Wk.: 7Trend: 1
After an off week for the Bulldogs, they get right into the SEC mix with a road game at South Carolina.
Next Opponent: South Carolina
 #7 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 501Last Wk.: 8Trend: 1
The weather only delayed the inevitable for Lamar- a boat race by the Aggies.
Next Opponent: Rice
 #8 Baylor Bears
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 478Last Wk.: 9Trend: 1
The Bears crushed Northwestern State and now head to upstate New York to face Buffalo on Friday.
Next Opponent: Buffalo
 #9 USC Trojans
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 464Last Wk.: 14Trend: 5
USC went on the road to beat Stanford, and this time it was their defense that made the plays to win.
Next Opponent: Boston College
 #10 LSU Tigers
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 454Last Wk.: 13Trend: 3
The Tigers got a breather with Sam Houston State after their opener with Wisconsin.
Next Opponent: Louisiana-Monroe
 #11 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 383Last Wk.: 6Trend: 5
The Spartans had their winning streak come to an end against Oregon and now regroup with an in-state also-ran.
Next Opponent: Eastern Michigan
 #12 UCLA Bruins
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 368Last Wk.: 11Trend: 1
A week after their offense flailed, the Bruin defense churned out a poor effort and now they go face a reeling Texas in Jerry's World.
Next Opponent: Texas
 #13 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 366Last Wk.: 17Trend: 4
Notre Dame will take Michigan's rendition of the Chicken Dance and raise them with a shutout as the series goes into hibernation.
Next Opponent: Purdue
 #14 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 350Last Wk.: 12Trend: 2
The Cardinal lost for the first time at home since Andrew Luck was still playing for them.
Next Opponent: Army
 #15 Virginia Tech Hokies
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 304Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Bud Foster and the Hokies defense frustrated the Buckeyes all night for an impressive road win.
Next Opponent: East Carolina
 #16 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 302Last Wk.: 16Trend: --
Ole Miss continued their mastery and torture of Vanderbilt, this time ripping their hearts out early.
Next Opponent: Louisiana-Lafayette
 #17 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 296Last Wk.: 15Trend: 2
The Sun Devils sputtered a bit on the road against New Mexico but ultimately cruised in the win.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #18 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 258Last Wk.: 18Trend: --
The Badgers used a big second half to put away a pesky Western Illinois.
Next Opponent: Bowling Green
 #19 Clemson Tigers
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 193Last Wk.: 22Trend: 3
Clemson crushed South Carolina State and will now take the weekend off before they visit Florida State.
Next Opponent: Florida State
 #20 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 182Last Wk.: 10Trend: 10
The Buckeyes lost for the first time in the regular season under Urban Meyer.
Next Opponent: Kent State
 #21 Missouri Tigers
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 179Last Wk.: 23Trend: 2
A matchup of two top ten teams from a year ago is on tap for the Tigers when they welcome UCF.
Next Opponent: UCF
 #22 Louisville Cardinals
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 178Last Wk.: 25Trend: 3
The Cardinals raced right past Murray State and now prep for another ACC game, this time with Virginia.
Next Opponent: Virginia
 #23 South Carolina Gamecocks
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 168Last Wk.: 21Trend: 2
It took them awhile, but the Gamecocks finally put East Carolina away. Next they'll welcome Georgia.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #24 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 149Last Wk.: 19Trend: 5
The Wildcats needed a big fourth quarter to rally past Iowa State on the road.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #25 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 129Last Wk.: 20Trend: 5
The Huskers got everything from McNeese State and barely pulled out the win, but they got the win nonetheless.
Next Opponent: Fresno State
 #26 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 124Last Wk.: 24Trend: 2
The Cowboys skated past Missouri State but now a scary UTSA team comes to Stillwater.
Next Opponent: UTSA
 #27 Florida Gators
Record: (1-0)Pts.: 99Last Wk.: 29Trend: 2
The Gators finally got to start their season and they put up 65 points on the board, a much better sight to the Gator faithful.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #28 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 93Last Wk.: 27Trend: 1
UAB stuck around longer than the Bulldogs had hoped but they turned it on in the second half.
Next Opponent: South Alabama
 #29 Brigham Young Cougars
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 90Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Texas will probably never want to see Taysom Hill ever again.
Next Opponent: Houston
 #30 North Carolina Tar Heels
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 65Last Wk.: 26Trend: 4
The Tar Heels needed a second half surge for the second straight week, but held off a game San Diego State squad.
Next Opponent: East Carolina

Penn State 44, TCU 30, Marshall 18, Washington 14, Duke 13, Tennessee 11, Utah 10, West Virginia 10, Pittsburgh 8, East Carolina 5, Iowa 5, Texas Tech 5, Northern Illinois 3, Michigan 2, UCF 2, Arizona 1, Navy 1

The Scout Top 30 College Football Poll is voted on by 21 publishers, writers and analysts from the Scout network.  Voters include: Ben Love (@BenLoveTSD), Bob Przybylo (@BPrzybylo), Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman), Brian Dohn (@BrianDohnScout), Casey Cosgrove (@caseycosgrove), Chip Brown (@ChipBrownHD), Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters), Dan Weber (@dweber3440), Dean Legge (@Dawg_Post), Jamie Newberg (@JamieNewberg), Jarret Johnson (@JohnsonJarret), Jason Caldwell (@ITATJason), Jody Demling (@jdemling), John Garcia (@JohnGarcia_Jr), Josh Harvey (@JoshHarveyScout), Mark Rea (@MReaBSB), Mike MacAllister (@McAllisterScout), Pete Fiutak (@PeteFiutak), Ryan Gorcey (@rgbearterritory), Scott Kennedy (@ScoutKennedy) and Tim O'Malley (@timomalleyND‎).

The votes were tallied with 30 points for No. 1, 29 for No. 2, 28 for No. 3, etc.

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