Scout College Football Top 30- Week Seven

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

 #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 621Last Wk.: 3Trend: 2
The rise of the Bulldogs has been the big story in college football. Now comes a bye week for the top-ranked team.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #2 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 604Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
The Seminoles have sat back while everyone else has been the talk. A win over the Irish on Saturday will make them the conversation starter.
Next Opponent: Notre Dame
 #3 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 595Last Wk.: 4Trend: 1
Ole Miss will have all of the in-state attention to themselves on Saturday when they host Tennessee.
Next Opponent: Tennessee
 #4 Baylor Bears
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 556Last Wk.: 5Trend: 1
The Bears rallied at home in dramatic fashion and play a West Virginia team who did the same on the road.
Next Opponent: West Virginia
 #5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 537Last Wk.: 6Trend: 1
Notre Dame can show they're legit with a win over the Seminoles in their biggest game in Florida since the BCS National Championship game two seasons ago.
Next Opponent: Florida State
 #6 Auburn Tigers
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 508Last Wk.: 1Trend: 5
The Tigers couldn't get it going against Mississippi State and lost their first SEC game in September 2013.
Next Opponent: South Carolina
 #7 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 495Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
Michigan State got a little bit of a push from Purdue in the first half before running away with it.
Next Opponent: Indiana
 #8 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 480Last Wk.: 8Trend: --
This game won't have the dramatics their last two with A&M did, unless you count a more fiery than usual Nick Saban.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #9 Oregon Ducks
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 476Last Wk.: 12Trend: 3
The Ducks righted things against UCLA and reports of their demise were premature. Now they play a Washington team they haven't lost to since 2003.
Next Opponent: Washington
 #10 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 442Last Wk.: 13Trend: 3
No Gurley? No problem. The only problem was what Georgia's defense was for Missouri.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #11 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 422Last Wk.: 11Trend: --
Oklahoma made sure they weren't going to be upset by Texas two years in a row, and stepped on the Horns' throats.
Next Opponent: Kansas State
 #12 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 403Last Wk.: 9Trend: 3
The Horned Frogs will be kicking themselves for the rest of the year for blowing a 21-point fourth quarter lead at Baylor.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma State
 #13 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 345Last Wk.: 15Trend: 2
Ohio State escaped any problems on Saturday by simply not playing. Rested up, they'll host Rutgers this weekend.
Next Opponent: Rutgers
 #14 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 306Last Wk.: 17Trend: 3
Kansas was a lot more trouble then the Cowboys expected and now they'll face a salty TCU in Fort Worth
Next Opponent: TCU
 #15 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 300Last Wk.: 10Trend: 5
Arizona had another near miracle right in their grasp but lady luck wasn't on their side in the final seconds.
Next Opponent: Washington State
 #16 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 297Last Wk.: 18Trend: 2
Kansas State has to go on the road to face Oklahoma in the annual Mentor vs. Disciple Bowl.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma
 #17 East Carolina Pirates
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 273Last Wk.: 19Trend: 2
East Carolina continues to win and stay as the Group of Five's favorite for a big bowl.
Next Opponent: Connecticut
 #18 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 260Last Wk.: 21Trend: 3
The Sun Devils have circled their game with Stanford on their schedule since the Cardinal rolled them in Tempe in last year's Pac-12 Championship Game.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #19 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 254Last Wk.: 20Trend: 1
The Huskers took a weekend to gather themselves after their Michigan State loss and now get a Northwestern team coming off a road loss.
Next Opponent: Northwestern
 #20 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (4-2)Pts.: 202Last Wk.: 23Trend: 3
The Cardinal effectively stymied the Washington State offense and now will need to do the same against Arizona State.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #21 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 183Last Wk.: 14Trend: 7
The Aggies won't sneak up on Alabama in Tuscaloosa this year.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #22 USC Trojans
Record: (4-2)Pts.: 183Last Wk.: 28Trend: 6
USC nearly squandered another double-digit lead in the fourth for the second straight week but dodged a bullet at the end of the game this time.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #23 Utah Utes
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 175Last Wk.: 25Trend: 2
The Utes had a week off after their win at UCLA but now have to get back on the road for a Thursday night game against Oregon State in a rematch of last year's overtime thriller.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #24 Clemson Tigers
Record: (4-2)Pts.: 166Last Wk.: 26Trend: 2
The Tigers got a gritty home win over Louisville and now play a tough-to-figure-out Boston College.
Next Opponent: Boston College
 #25 UCLA Bruins
Record: (4-2)Pts.: 152Last Wk.: 16Trend: 9
UCLA has dropped two in a row and now have to visit Cal, a place they haven't won at since 1998.
Next Opponent: California
 #26 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 123Last Wk.: 27Trend: 1
Marshall has been rolling through their schedule and making their case as the Group of Five's rep in the postseason.
Next Opponent: Florida International
 #27 LSU Tigers
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 68Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Tigers pulled out a win over Florida in the Swamp and now face a Kentucky team that has gotten hot.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #28 Duke Blue Devils
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 53Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Duke used its bye week to get healthy for their game over Georgia Tech and knocked off the Yellow Jackets on the road.
Next Opponent: Virginia
 #29 Kentucky Wildcats
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 50Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Mark Stoops has the Wildcats thinking football at the same time John Calipari is starting hoops practices.
Next Opponent: LSU
 #30 Washington Huskies
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 49Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The last time Washington beat Oregon, Chris Petersen was an offensive coordinator at Boise State.
Next Opponent: Oregon

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Minnesota 43, Wisconsin 35, Georgia Tech 25, BYU 21, West Virginia 19, Arkansas 16, Louisville 11, Missouri 9, Iowa 4, Virginia 3, Boston College 1

VOTERS
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).

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


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