Scout College Football Top 30- Week Six

Oct. 6 -- UCLA drops to 16th in this week's Scout College Football Top 30..

 #1 Auburn Tigers
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 618Last Wk.: 5Trend: 4
Auburn thumped LSU to avenge their lone regular season loss from a year ago and move up to No. 1 in this week's poll.
Next Opponent: Mississippi State
 #2 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 614Last Wk.: 3Trend: 1
The Seminoles escaped any of the upset maladies that struck the rest of the top ten.
Next Opponent: Syracuse
 #3 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 569Last Wk.: 12Trend: 9
The Bulldogs took it to Texas A&M and won emphatically. Now Auburn comes to town.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #4 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 568Last Wk.: 11Trend: 7
Ole Miss got as big a win as they've had in years over Alabama and now visit a salty Texas A&M squad.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #5 Baylor Bears
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 543Last Wk.: 7Trend: 2
Baylor crushed Texas, again, and now gets TCU in a top ten matchup.
Next Opponent: TCU
 #6 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 525Last Wk.: 10Trend: 4
The Irish used every inch of the end zone to again break Stanford's heart in South Bend.
Next Opponent: North Carolina
 #7 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 485Last Wk.: 8Trend: 1
The Spartans were rolling Nebraska then had to hold on, but still won an important Big Ten game.
Next Opponent: Purdue
 #8 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 480Last Wk.: 2Trend: 6
The Tide had their issues with Ole Miss and ended up with their first October loss since 2010.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #9 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (4-0)Pts.: 429Last Wk.: 26Trend: 17
Welcome back to the top ten TCU. The Horned Frogs got their biggest win since joining the Big 12.
Next Opponent: Baylor
 #10 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 422Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
This isn't a basketball poll, the Wildcats are for real in football and have ruined Oregon's season two years in a row.
Next Opponent: USC
 #11 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 420Last Wk.: 4Trend: 7
The Sooners couldn’t have been caught looking past TCU for Texas, could they have been?
Next Opponent: Texas
 #12 Oregon Ducks
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 406Last Wk.: 1Trend: 11
The Ducks lost at home for the first time in two years, but it's the second straight year Arizona figured them out and beat them.
Next Opponent: UCLA
 #13 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 404Last Wk.: 13Trend: --
The Bulldogs have played a tough schedule but finally had an easy weekend and waltzed past Vandy.
Next Opponent: Missouri
 #14 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 351Last Wk.: 6Trend: 8
The Aggies are still trying to figure out what hit them against Mississippi State and have no time to feel sorry for themselves with Ole Miss visiting College Station.
Next Opponent: Ole Miss
 #15 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 316Last Wk.: 20Trend: 5
The Buckeyes welcomed Maryland to the Big Ten quite rudely, thumping them in College Park.
Next Opponent: Rutgers
 #16 UCLA Bruins
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 293Last Wk.: 9Trend: 7
As good as UCLA looked against Arizona State, they looked just as bad against Utah and now face Oregon with one team facing consecutive losses in the face.
Next Opponent: Oregon
 #17 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 283Last Wk.: 21Trend: 4
The Cowboys quietly beat Iowa State and get Kansas this week before visiting TCU.
Next Opponent: Kansas
 #18 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 255Last Wk.: 23Trend: 5
The Wildcats had no problems with Texas Tech and now take a weekend off before they visit Oklahoma.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma
 #19 East Carolina Pirates
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 248Last Wk.: 22Trend: 3
SMU was no issue for East Carolina but now they have to go on the road to face South Florida.
Next Opponent: South Florida
 #20 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 200Last Wk.: 18Trend: 2
The Huskers made a game of it in the fourth quarter but they dug themselves too big a hole against Michigan State.
Next Opponent: Northwestern
 #21 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 197Last Wk.: 28Trend: 7
The Devils turned to (Hail) Mary to stun USC in the Coliseum. Michael Bercovici is putting up video game numbers in his two starts.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #22 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 190Last Wk.: 29Trend: 7
Georgia Tech disposed of Miami and is one of just two teams in the ACC that is still unbeaten.
Next Opponent: Duke
 #23 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (3-2)Pts.: 166Last Wk.: 14Trend: 9
The Cardinal are beginning to hate the end of games in South Bend, suffering another late loss to the Irish.
Next Opponent: Washington State
 #24 Missouri Tigers
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 159Last Wk.: 24Trend: --
Missouri may have had the safest weekend of any team in the top 30, having a bye on a crazy Saturday, but now comes Georgia.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #25 Utah Utes
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 128Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Utes pretty much dominated UCLA from the beginning of the game and had 10 sacks in their biggest Pac-12 road win since they joined the conference.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #26 Clemson Tigers
Record: (3-2)Pts.: 118Last Wk.: 25Trend: 1
A defense that has drawn plenty of criticism shut down NC State and took out a couple weeks of frustration on Pack.
Next Opponent: Louisville
 #27 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (5-0)Pts.: 75Last Wk.: 30Trend: 3
The Thundering Herd jumped all over Old Dominion early and never had any problems.
Next Opponent: Middle Tennessee State
 #28 USC Trojans
Record: (3-2)Pts.: 67Last Wk.: 17Trend: 11
The Trojans end of game defense against Arizona State was quite the change from the defense that helped them beat Stanford.
Next Opponent: Arizona
 #29 Brigham Young Cougars
Record: (4-1)Pts.: 52Last Wk.: 19Trend: 10
BYU lost their first game of the season to Utah State but the bigger loss is quarterback Taysom Hill for the rest of the season.
Next Opponent: UCF
 #30 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (3-2)Pts.: 38Last Wk.: 16Trend: 14
The Badgers fell to Northwestern but get an injury depleted Illinois to get things right.
Next Opponent: Illinois

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Louisville 31, LSU 27, Kentucky 18, Arkansas 17, California 10, Florida 9, South Carolina 9, Tennessee 5, Iowa 4, Minnesota 4, West Virginia 4, Virginia 3, Washington 3, Duke 2

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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