Scout College Football Top 30- Week Twelve

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

 #1 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (10-0)Pts.: 616Last Wk.: 2Trend: 1
Simply put, all the Seminoles do is find a way to win and that's what they’ve been doing since 2012.
Next Opponent: Boston College
 #2 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 606Last Wk.: 4Trend: 2
The Tide made it a nighmare for Dak Prescott and moved in to the drivers seat for the SEC West.
Next Opponent: Western Carolina
 #3 Oregon Ducks
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 599Last Wk.: 3Trend: --
With the Pac-12 North all sewn up, the Ducks watched their in-state rivals muddy up the Pac-12 South.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #4 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 551Last Wk.: 1Trend: 3
The dreams of an unbeaten season are gone but there is still an outside chance at the SEC West, even with the loss to Alabama.
Next Opponent: Vanderbilt
 #5 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 539Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
Kansas made the game much closer than TCU expected but the Horned Frogs pulled it out and are still alive for a spot in the CFB Playoff.
Next Opponent: Texas
 #6 Baylor Bears
Record: (8-1)Pts.: 527Last Wk.: 6Trend: --
After a bye weekend, the Bears return home to face Oklahoma State, with the idea of revenge on their mind.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma State
 #7 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 516Last Wk.: 8Trend: 1
The Buckeyes handled the elements in Minnesota and now play their final two Big Ten games in the Horseshoe.
Next Opponent: Indiana
 #8 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 468Last Wk.: 10Trend: 2
The Rebels took a weekend off and now have Arkansas on the road before the Egg Bowl.
Next Opponent: Mississippi State
 #9 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 452Last Wk.: 15Trend: 6
The win over Auburn came at a price, losing Todd Gurley, but Nick Chubb had been excellent with Gurley out earlier in the season.
Next Opponent: Charleston Southern
 #10 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 440Last Wk.: 11Trend: 1
The Spartans bounced back from their Ohio State loss with a convincing road win at Maryland.
Next Opponent: Rutgers
 #11 UCLA Bruins
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 402Last Wk.: 14Trend: 3
UCLA took the weekend off and moved into control of their own destiny in the Pac-12 South, thanks to Oregon State.
Next Opponent: USC
 #12 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 376Last Wk.: 21Trend: 9
If you look closely, you'll see Melvin Gordon is still running for more yards.
Next Opponent: Iowa
 #13 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 362Last Wk.: 13Trend: --
The Wildcats had a bye week to recover from TCU but now hit the road to take on West Virginia.
Next Opponent: West Virginia
 #14 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 346Last Wk.: 17Trend: 3
Casey Skowron overshadowed his touchdown off a fake field goal with the winning field goal as time expired.
Next Opponent: Utah
 #15 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 344Last Wk.: 7Trend: 8
The Sun Devils started slow, caught up, then fell apart at Oregon State and it may have cost them dearly.
Next Opponent: Washington State
 #16 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 298Last Wk.: 23Trend: 7
The Jackes won their last ACC game and still have a chance at the division but head into a bye week with a road trip to Georgia next.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #17 Auburn Tigers
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 291Last Wk.: 9Trend: 8
The Tigers could never get on track against Georgia and now they're out of the SEC West race.
Next Opponent: Samford
 #18 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (10-0)Pts.: 279Last Wk.: 22Trend: 4
Marshall improved to 10-0 and are hoping this week the playoff committee will notice.
Next Opponent: UAB
 #19 Missouri Tigers
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 232Last Wk.: 26Trend: 7
Missouri got a big road-win at Texas A&M and if they win out, they'll be back in Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game.
Next Opponent: Tennessee
 #20 Utah Utes
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 213Last Wk.: 24Trend: 4
The Utes offense was slow in regulation but got going in overtime and they beat Stanford for the second straight year.
Next Opponent: Arizona
 #21 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 193Last Wk.: 12Trend: 9
Nebraska had Wisconsin run all over them, much like the Huskers of old used to do.
Next Opponent: Minnesota
 #22 Colorado State Rams
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 187Last Wk.: 25Trend: 3
The Rams had a bye and now will play New Mexico in their final home game, but still need some help to make the Mountain West title game.
Next Opponent: New Mexico
 #23 USC Trojans
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 174Last Wk.: 28Trend: 5
The Trojans jumped out to a big lead and needed it because Cal wouldn’t go away.
Next Opponent: UCLA
 #24 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 156Last Wk.: 27Trend: 3
The Sooners rallied on the road at Texas Tech and now finish the season with two games in Norman.
Next Opponent: Kansas
 #25 Duke Blue Devils
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 124Last Wk.: 19Trend: 6
The Blue Devils still hold the keys to the ACC Coastal, but must win out.
Next Opponent: North Carolina
 #26 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 90Last Wk.: 16Trend: 10
The Irish have gone from 6-0 and in the playoff discussion to 7-3 with really no chance at a playoff bowl.
Next Opponent: Louisville
 #27 LSU Tigers
Record: (7-4)Pts.: 79Last Wk.: 18Trend: 9
The Tigers offense couldn't do anything, score, move the ball, nothing.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #28 Louisville Cardinals
Record: (7-3)Pts.: 67Last Wk.: NEWTrend:
The Cardinals visit Notre Dame before they close the season with in-state rival Kentucky.
Next Opponent: Notre Dame
 #29 Clemson Tigers
Record: (7-2)Pts.: 50Last Wk.: 20Trend: 9
The good news is there is no major worries about Deshaun Watson, but the bad news was their offense against Georgia Tech.
Next Opponent: Georgia State
 #30 Boise State Broncos
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 48Last Wk.: NEWTrend:
The Broncos rallied to beat San Diego State at home and are control of the Mountain West Mountain division.
Next Opponent: Wyoming

Minnesota 34, Miami 28, Texas A&M 22, Arkansas 16, West Virginia 9, Northern Illinois 7, Memphis 6, Texas 6, Georgia Southern 5, Cincinnati 3, Stanford 2, Louisiana Tech 1, South Carolina 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 McAllister (@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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