Scout College Football Top 30- Week Four

SEP. 23 -- The top 30 teams in college football after Week Four...

 #1 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 608Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
The Noles had a roller coaster week but got the win over Clemson and kept their winning streak alive.
Next Opponent: NC State
 #2 Oregon Ducks
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 592Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
Oregon got a bigger test than they expected from Washington but left the Palouse with a win and now have a bye weekend.
Next Opponent: Arizona
 #3 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 588Last Wk.: 3Trend: --
Amari Cooper showed that there may not be a better playmaker in college football than him.
Next Opponent: Ole Miss
 #4 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 572Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
The Sooners are quietly showing that they may well be the best team in the country.
Next Opponent: TCU
 #5 Auburn Tigers
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 553Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
Auburn will gladly take the road win against Kansas State and stay unbeaten.
Next Opponent: Louisiana Tech
 #6 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 539Last Wk.: 6Trend: --
The Aggies return to Dallas next weekend to face Arkansas in a key SEC matchup.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #7 Baylor Bears
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 503Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
After a weekend off, Baylor gets to begin defense of their Big 12 title.
Next Opponent: Iowa State
 #8 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 466Last Wk.: 9Trend: 1
The Spartans took out two weeks worth of frustration on Eastern Michigan.
Next Opponent: Wyoming
 #9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 419Last Wk.: 10Trend: 1
The Irish head up to the Carrier Dome after taking a weekend off.
Next Opponent: Syracuse
 #10 UCLA Bruins
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 407Last Wk.: 11Trend: 1
UCLA hopes to have Brett Hundley when they begin Pac-12 play against Arizona State on Thursday.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #11 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 397Last Wk.: 12Trend: 1
The Bulldogs also took out some frustration, with Troy being the recipient of the blowout.
Next Opponent: Tennessee
 #12 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 385Last Wk.: 13Trend: 1
Ole Miss took a weekend off and now will face Memphis in their final prep before Alabama's visit.
Next Opponent: Memphis
 #13 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 373Last Wk.: 26Trend: 13
The Bulldogs had possibly the most impressive win of anyone in the country on Saturday.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #14 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 348Last Wk.: 14Trend: --
The Cardinal want to get their first Pac-12 win and they'll visit a Washington team that's caused them fits the last two years.
Next Opponent: Washington
 #15 South Carolina Gamecocks
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 337Last Wk.: 15Trend: --
South Carolina was pushed by Vanderbilt before running away with it and will welcome a suddenly reeling Missouri.
Next Opponent: Missouri
 #16 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 308Last Wk.: 16Trend: --
The Sun Devils will be without do-everything quarterback Taylor Kelly but do get UCLA in Tempe on Thursday.
Next Opponent: UCLA
 #17 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 290Last Wk.: 17Trend: --
The Badgers host South Florida in their final game before starting Big Ten play.
Next Opponent: South Florida
 #18 LSU Tigers
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 266Last Wk.: 8Trend: 10
LSU made a big rally but it wasn’t enough and now the Tigers have to get things right. New Mexico State will help.
Next Opponent: New Mexico State
 #19 USC Trojans
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 233Last Wk.: 19Trend: --
The Trojans had a week to stew over their loss to Boston College and now will host Oregon State.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #20 Brigham Young Cougars
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 222Last Wk.: 21Trend: 1
Taysom Hill is already making a case to be in New York City come December.
Next Opponent: Utah State
 #21 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 210Last Wk.: 25Trend: 4
The Huskers beat Miami as they celebrated their 1994 National Championship team, just like old times.
Next Opponent: Illinois
 #22 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 206Last Wk.: 20Trend: 2
The Buckeyes will face a Cincinnati team that always gets up for a game in the Horseshoe.
Next Opponent: Cincinnati
 #23 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 157Last Wk.: 24Trend: 1
The Cowboys kick off Big 12 play by hosting a Texas Tech team that's been scuffling a bit.
Next Opponent: Texas Tech
 #24 East Carolina Pirates
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 153Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
East Carolina continued their ACC dominance with a shellacking of North Carolina.
Next Opponent: SMU
 #25 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (2-1)Pts.: 130Last Wk.: 23Trend: 2
Kansas State will kick themselves for blowing their home game with Auburn.
Next Opponent: UTEP
 #26 Clemson Tigers
Record: (1-2)Pts.: 94Last Wk.: 22Trend: 4
Clemson had Florida State right where they wanted them before they gave it away.
Next Opponent: North Carolina
 #27 Duke Blue Devils
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 90Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Duke trying to extend their winning streak over Miami.
Next Opponent: Miami
 #28 Penn State Nittany Lions
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 79Last Wk.: 29Trend: 1
The Nittany Lions defense has been stellar so far.
Next Opponent: Northwestern
 #29 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (2-0)Pts.: 46Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
TCU will SMU in a battle of the Metroplex.
Next Opponent: SMU
 #30 Utah Utes
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 32Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Utah had no issues going in to the Big House and beating Michigan.
Next Opponent: Washington State

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Marshall 28, Washington 25, Boston College 22, Arkansas 19, Georgia Tech 18, Florida 10, Iowa 9, Missouri 7, Arizona 6, West Virginia 5, Louisville 4, North Dakota State 3, Indiana 2, Cincinnati 1, NC State 1, Virginia Tech 1, Maryland 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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