Scout College Football Top 30- Week Three

The top 30 teams in college football after Week Three...

 #1 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 623Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
After a week off, the top-ranked Noles welcome Clemson to Tallahassee.
Next Opponent: Clemson
 #2 Oregon Ducks
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 604Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
The Ducks turned it on to rout Wyoming after trailing after the first quarter.
Next Opponent: Washington State
 #3 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 573Last Wk.: 3Trend: --
Blake Sims continues to be efficient getting the majority of the snaps for the Tide.
Next Opponent: Florida
 #4 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 567Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
Lost amidst the Sooners strong start is just how good their defense is playing.
Next Opponent: West Virginia
 #5 Auburn Tigers
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 557Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
The Tigers go on the road on Thursday to take on a game Kansas State squad.
Next Opponent: Kansas State
 #6 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 521Last Wk.: 7Trend: 1
The Aggies didn't put up the numbers against Rice they did in their first two games, but SMU should help remedy that.
Next Opponent: SMU
 #7 Baylor Bears
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 500Last Wk.: 8Trend: 1
The Bears didn't have any issues going east to Buffalo and put up over 60 points for the second time this season.
Next Opponent: Iowa State
 #8 LSU Tigers
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 483Last Wk.: 10Trend: 2
Two straight shutouts for the Tigers takes them into their SEC opener with Mississippi State.
Next Opponent: Mississippi State
 #9 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 420Last Wk.: 11Trend: 2
After spending a week licking their wounds from their loss at Oregon, the Spartans get to play downtrodden Eastern Michigan.
Next Opponent: Eastern Michigan
 #10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 408Last Wk.: 13Trend: 3
The Irish got a little more of a test from Purdue than they expected but now have a week off before they visit Syracuse.
Next Opponent: Syracuse
 #11 UCLA Bruins
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 398Last Wk.: 12Trend: 1
The Bruins got some backup magic from Jerry Neuheisel, who stunned Texas with the winning touchdown in the final minutes.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #12 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 379Last Wk.: 6Trend: 6
Football is a game inches, and Georgia always seems to be the team that finds that out in a cruel way.
Next Opponent: Troy
 #13 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 373Last Wk.: 16Trend: 3
Ole Miss cruised to a win over Louisiana-Lafayette and now have a bye before hosting Memphis.
Next Opponent: Memphis
 #14 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 355Last Wk.: 14Trend: --
The Cardinals took out their frustrations on Army and now have a week off before they go up to Seattle.
Next Opponent: Washington
 #15 South Carolina Gamecocks
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 325Last Wk.: 23Trend: 8
The Gamecocks needed every little inch and used it to stun Georgia.
Next Opponent: Vanderbilt
 #16 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 311Last Wk.: 17Trend: 1
The Sun Devils won their Pac-12 opener over Colorado but may have lost Taylor Kelly for a while.
Next Opponent: UCLA
 #17 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 274Last Wk.: 18Trend: 1
Wisconsin took the week off and now face MAC foe Bowling Green.
Next Opponent: Bowling Green
 #18 Missouri Tigers
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 252Last Wk.: 21Trend: 3
Missouri had a more impressive looking win than given credit for over UCF.
Next Opponent: Indiana
 #19 USC Trojans
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 241Last Wk.: 9Trend: 10
The Trojans were run all over by Boston College, their Stanford win hangover going back East with them.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #20 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 195Last Wk.: 20Trend: --
The Buckeyes got their offense healthy with a blowout of Kent State.
Next Opponent: Cincinnati
  #21t Brigham Young Cougars
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 188Last Wk.: 29Trend: 8
BYU held on to beat Houston and now welcome Virginia to Provo this weekend.
Next Opponent: Virginia
  #21t Clemson Tigers
Record: (1-1)Pts.: 188Last Wk.: 19 Trend: 2
The Tigers have been counting down the days for their chance to avenge last year's embarrassment against Florida State.
Next Opponent: Florida State
 #23 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 177Last Wk.: 24Trend: 1
The Wildcats welcome Auburn to the Little Apple in a game that is big for both K-State and the Big 12.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #24 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 143Last Wk.: 26Trend: 2
Oklahoma State had no issues with UTSA and take off the weekend before they face Texas Tech.
Next Opponent: Texas Tech
 #25 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 122Last Wk.: 25Trend: --
Big Red trounced the Red Wave in Fresno and now face off against old Orange Bowl nemesis Miami.
Next Opponent: Miami
 #26 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 83Last Wk.: 28Trend: 2
This weekend's game at LSU is one that can really cement the Bulldogs as a legit contender in the SEC.
Next Opponent: LSU
 #27 North Carolina Tar Heels
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 80Last Wk.: 30Trend: 3
The Tar Heels had a bye and now take in arguably the Group of Five's best team in 2014.
Next Opponent: East Carolina
 #28 Florida Gators
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 65Last Wk.: 27Trend: 1
Kentucky tested the Gators and Alabama is not Kentucky.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #29 Penn State Nittany Lions
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 54Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Penn State pulled out a road win over Rutgers and now gets Umass to come to Happy Valley.
Next Opponent: Massachusetts
 #30 Virginia Tech Hokies
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 54Last Wk.: 15Trend: 15
The Hokies defense, so good against Ohio State, was so bad against East Carolina.
Next Opponent: Georgia Tech

East Carolina 45, TCU 45, Duke 38, Pittsburgh 28, Marshall 20, West Virginia 17, Washington 16, Boston College 15, Navy 8, Virginia 5, Louisville 4, Northern Illinois 3, Arkansas 2, NC State 2, Cincinnati 2, Tennessee 1, Utah 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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