Scout College Football Top 30- Week Ten

Mississippi State and Florida State remain 1-2 in Scout's College Football Top 30...

 #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (8-0)Pts.: 621Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
Arkansas gave the Bulldogs a scare, but Tennessee-Martin won't. It’s the perfect kind of game to play before their showdown at Alabama.
Next Opponent: UTM
 #2 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (8-0)Pts.: 607Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
Louisville pushed them before Jameis Winston found a way for the 'Noles to win. Now comes a home game with Virginia before the visit Miami.
Next Opponent: Louisville
 #3 Auburn Tigers
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 577Last Wk.: 4Trend: 1
The Tigers always seem to find a way to pull games out in the final seconds and their win at Ole Miss was no different.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #4 Oregon Ducks
Record: (8-1)Pts.: 564Last Wk.: 5Trend: 1
The Ducks solved their 'Stanford Problem' and dominated the Cardinal to essentially wrap up the Pac-12 North.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #5 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 553Last Wk.: 3Trend: 2
After a weekend off, the Tide visit Baton Rouge and Tiger Stadium for what should be an intriguing matchup with LSU.
Next Opponent: LSU
 #6 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 523Last Wk.: 6Trend: --
The Spartanstook a weekend off to prepare for a major game in East Lansing with Ohio State.
Next Opponent: Ohio State
 #7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 491Last Wk.: 8Trend: 1
The Irish didn't have an easy time with Navy and now a trip to Tempe looms large.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #8 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 487Last Wk.: 10Trend: 2
What matters to TCU is they had the lead when the game ended, which they hope to repeat when Kansas State visits on Saturday.
Next Opponent: Kansas State
 #9 Baylor Bears
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 458Last Wk.: 11Trend: 2
There is nothing like a game against Kansas to get back to winning ways but a trip to Oklahoma won't be as easy.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma
 #10 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 431Last Wk.: 12Trend: 2
Oklahoma State had no chance against a hot Kansas State team and now a Big 12 showdown is set for TCU.
Next Opponent: TCU
 #11 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 398Last Wk.: 7Trend: 4
After a crushing loss to Auburn in Oxford, the Rebels will have a virtual bye this weekend before a real bye the following weekend.
Next Opponent: Presbyterian
 #12 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 379Last Wk.: 13Trend: 1
The Buckeyes trounced Illinois to set the stage for the biggest game in the Big Ten when they visit Michigan State on Saturday night.
Next Opponent: Michigan State
 #13 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 370Last Wk.: 15Trend: 2
The Sun Devils needed extra time to beat Utah at home but don't get much of a rest with Notre Dame coming to Sun Devil Stadium.
Next Opponent: Notre Dame
 #14 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (8-1)Pts.: 352Last Wk.: 16Trend: 2
The Huskers hope that Ameer Abdullah is back for their game with Wisconsin and are very happy to have a bye this weekend.
Next Opponent: Wisconsin
 #15 LSU Tigers
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 320Last Wk.: 17Trend: 2
After beating Ole Miss at home, the Tigers took the weekend off and welcome another top five team in Alabama to Tiger Stadium.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #16 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 300Last Wk.: 19Trend: 3
The Sooners had their way with Iowa State but Baylor on Saturday morning will be a much bigger test.
Next Opponent: Baylor
 #17 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 281Last Wk.: 9Trend: 8
The Bulldogs are still trying to figure out what hit them in Jacksonville.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #18 UCLA Bruins
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 242Last Wk.: 25Trend: 7
The Bruins defense finally showed what many thought they could do with a dominating effort against Arizona.
Next Opponent: Washington
 #19 Utah Utes
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 235Last Wk.: 18Trend: 1
Utah's offensive playcalling down the stretch cost them what was a winnable Pac-12 road game. Now they get a hot Oregon team in Salt Lake City.
Next Opponent: Oregon
 #20 Clemson Tigers
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 230Last Wk.: 22Trend: 2
A weekend off is getting Clemson healthier and now they visit Wake Forest on Thursday night.
Next Opponent: Wake Forest
 #21 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 229Last Wk.: 14Trend: 7
The Wildcats offense had been so good but was so bad against UCLA.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #22 Duke Blue Devils
Record: (7-1)Pts.: 201Last Wk.: 24Trend: 2
The Blue Devils continue to sit in the drivers seat in the ACC Coastal.
Next Opponent: Syracuse
 #23 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (8-0)Pts.: 195Last Wk.: 23Trend: --
A bye weekend was on Marshall's docket and now comes a visit to Southern Miss.
Next Opponent: Southern Miss.
 #24 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 159Last Wk.: 26Trend: 2
The Badgers had an impressive shutout victory on the road at Rutgers and visit Purdue next before they host Nebraska.
Next Opponent: Purdue
 #25 West Virginia Mountaineers
Record: (6-3)Pts.: 136Last Wk.: 21Trend: 4
Everything was set up for a big Mountaineer win but TCU ripped their hearts out.
Next Opponent: Texas
 #26 USC Trojans
Record: (6-3)Pts.: 87Last Wk.: 28Trend: 2
The Trojans bounced back in a big way with an easy blowout of Washington State in Pullman.
Next Opponent: California
 #27 Missouri Tigers
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 85Last Wk.: 30Trend: 3
The Tigers got past Kentucky and have a bye before two conference road games.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #28 Colorado State Rams
Record: (8-1)Pts.: 79Last Wk.: 27Trend: 1
The Rams outlasted San Jose State on the road and now welcome a scuffling Hawaii to Fort Collins.
Next Opponent:
 #29 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 49Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Yellow Jackets stayed alive in the ACC Coastal race and visit NC State this weekend.
Next Opponent: NC State
 #30 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 28Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
After a loss to Illinois, the Gophers got a week to get healthy before their home game with Iowa this weekend.
Next Opponent: Iowa

Louisville 27, Miami 22, East Carolina 13, Georgia Southern 9, Florida 6, Iowa 6, North Dakota State 4, Texas A&M 4, Boise State 3, Arkansas 2, Stanford 2

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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