Scout College Football Top 30- Week Five

The top 30 teams in college football after Week Five, with UCLA moving up a spot this week...

 #1 Oregon Ducks
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 599Last Wk.: 2Trend: 1
The Ducks move in to the top spot in the week they host Arizona on a Thursday night.
Next Opponent: Arizona
 #2 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 596Last Wk.: 3Trend: 1
After a weekend off, Alabama goes on the road to visit Ole Miss.
Next Opponent: Ole Miss
 #3 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 584Last Wk.: 1Trend: 2
The Noles had their second straight test in the second half that they passed.
Next Opponent: Wake Forest
 #4 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 581Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
The Sooners had a bye weekend but now visit a fast improving TCU on Saturday.
Next Opponent: TCU
 #5 Auburn Tigers
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 557Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
Quietly, Auburn continues to stay unbeaten and now welcome LSU to the Plains.
Next Opponent: LSU
 #6 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 517Last Wk.: 6Trend: --
The Aggies were pushed by Arkansas and get to follow it up with a trip to Starkville.
Next Opponent: Mississippi State
 #7 Baylor Bears
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 504Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
Baylor cruised past Iowa State and stay on the road for a game at Texas.
Next Opponent: Texas
 #8 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 475Last Wk.: 8Trend: --
The Spartans get in to conference play with the early Big Ten game of the year with Nebraska in East Lansing.
Next Opponent: Nebraska
 #9 UCLA Bruins
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 467Last Wk.: 10Trend: 1
The UCLA team that hammered Arizona State was the Bruin team most expected and now they finally return home to the Rose Bowl.
Next Opponent: Utah
 #10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 427Last Wk.: 9Trend: 1
The Irish were out of sorts offensively against Syracuse but still rolled. Stanford won't be as forgiving.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #11 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 391Last Wk.: 12Trend: 1
Shaping up to be possibly the biggest home game in Ole Miss history, with GameDay coming to Oxford.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #12 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 381Last Wk.: 13Trend: 1
The Bulldogs had a week off after their LSU win and now welcome Texas A&M to Davis Wade Stadium.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #13 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 379Last Wk.: 11Trend: 2
The Bulldogs have the best back in college football, Todd Gurley, and decided to just keep giving it to him against Tennessee.
Next Opponent: Vanderbilt
 #14 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 364Last Wk.: 14Trend: --
The offense needs to tune things up, but the nation's best defense made life miserable for Washington.
Next Opponent: Notre Dame
 #15 LSU Tigers
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 301Last Wk.: 18Trend: 3
LSU cruised past New Mexico State, as expected, but Auburn is a much different team than NMSU.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #16 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 300Last Wk.: 17Trend: 1
The Badgers finally get in to Big Ten play and Northwestern kicks it off for them.
Next Opponent: Northwestern
 #17 USC Trojans
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 273Last Wk.: 19Trend: 2
It wasn't a pretty game, but USC will certainly take a 25-point win.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #18 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 264Last Wk.: 21Trend: 3
The Huskers crushed Illinois but now have to visit Michigan State and their salty defense.
Next Opponent: Michigan State
 #19 Brigham Young Cougars
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 249Last Wk.: 20Trend: 1
BYU welcomes Utah State to Provo for a Friday Night national contest.
Next Opponent: Utah State
 #20 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 246Last Wk.: 22Trend: 2
The Buckeyes put up a bunch of yards and a bunch of points to win the state title over Cincinnati.
Next Opponent: Maryland
 #21 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 197Last Wk.: 23Trend: 2
Oklahoma State's Thursday night win over Texas Tech was precisely how they wanted to start Big 12 play.
Next Opponent: Iowa State
 #22 East Carolina Pirates
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 189Last Wk.: 24Trend: 2
After a bye weekend, East Carolina gets back after it against a really bad SMU team.
Next Opponent: SMU
 #23 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 171Last Wk.: 25Trend: 2
Kansas State gets back in to Big 12 play with a home game against a somewhat reeling Texas Tech.
Next Opponent: Texas Tech
 #24 Missouri Tigers
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 132Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Missouri got the bad taste out of their mouth from the Indiana loss with an impressive and gritty comeback win over South Carolina.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #25 Clemson Tigers
Record: (2-2)Pts.: 125Last Wk.: 26Trend: 1
Clemson's offense was humming against North Carolina and they hope to do the same against NC State.
Next Opponent: NC State
 #26 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (3-0)Pts.: 94Last Wk.: 29Trend: 3
TCU is 3-0, but their next three games will be tough, and it starts with Oklahoma visiting Fort Worth this weekend.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma
 #27 South Carolina Gamecocks
Record: (3-2)Pts.: 93Last Wk.: 15Trend: 12
Just when the Gamecocks were showing the Texas A&M game was a long time ago, they fall apart at home against Missouri.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #28 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (3-1)Pts.: 77Last Wk.: 16Trend: 12
The Sun Devils put up a ton of yards, but UCLA put up a ton of points and it ended with the Sun Devils first conference loss in over a year.
Next Opponent: USC
 #29 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 45Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Yellow Jackets are a quiet 4-0 but a win over Miami this weekend could open more eyes nationally.
Next Opponent: Miami
 #30 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 42Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Thundering Herd are making their case for the best Group of Five team.
Next Opponent: Old Dominion

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Arizona 32, Arkansas 26, Iowa 11, NC State 11, Tennesse 10, Florida 8, Maryland 8, North Dakota State 7, Washington 7, Penn State 6, West Virginia 6, Louisville 4, Miami 3, Utah 3, Minnesota 2, Virginia 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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