Scout College Football Top 30 - Week Eleven

NOV. 12 -- UCLA moved up four more spots in this week's Scout College Football Top 30...

 #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (9-0) Pts.: 622Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
Possibly the biggest game in Mississippi State's history comes up this Saturday in Tuscaloosa.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #2 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (9-0) Pts.: 613Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
The Noles got another ugly win, but they keep winning, and that's what the committee cares about.
Next Opponent: Miami
 #3 Oregon Ducks
Record: (9-1) Pts.: 584 Last Wk.: 4Trend: 1
The Ducks got a win over Utah but some signficant injuries are a concern heading into a bye week.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #4 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 566 Last Wk.: 5Trend: 1
The Tide went into Tiger Stadium and tore the hearts out of LSU again. Now comes the top-ranked team in the country to Tuscaloosa.
Next Opponent: Mississippi State
 #5 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 542 Last Wk.: 8Trend: 3
The Horned Frogs rolled Kansas State and will have to keep winning big to try and stay ahead of Baylor.
Next Opponent: Kansas
 #6 Baylor Bears
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 511 Last Wk.: 9Trend: 3
Baylor went into Norman and destroyed Oklahoma. Now comes a bye before they play Oklahoma State and they hope the committee remembers their win over TCU.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma State
 #7 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 491 Last Wk.: 13Trend: 6
If you watch closely, you can see Arizona State intercepting Everett Golson again. And again.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #8 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 487 Last Wk.: 12Trend: 4
Few teams are as hot as Ohio State has been, but will the committee forget their loss at home to a mediocre Virginia Tech?
Next Opponent: Minnesota
 #9 Auburn Tigers
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 454 Last Wk.: 3Trend: 6
A year after getting the bounces, this year, the bounces went against Auburn and may have taken their playoff hopes with them.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #10 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (8-2) Pts.: 439 Last Wk.: 11Trend: 1
A bye is next for Ole Miss after playing a game that really was a bye against Presbyterian.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #11 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 388 Last Wk.: 6Trend: 5
The Spartans defense took it on the chin against Ohio State and they have to get right quick before visiting Maryland.
Next Opponent:
 #12 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 384 Last Wk.: 14Trend: 2
After a bye weekend, the Huskers take on Wisconsin in an important Big Ten game.
Next Opponent: Wisconsin
 #13 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 340 Last Wk.: 10Trend: 3
The loss to TCU was the first of a brutal stretch of road games to close out the year for the Wildcats.
Next Opponent: West Virginia
 #14 UCLA Bruins
Record: (8-2) Pts.: 337 Last Wk.: 18Trend: 4
The Bruins had one of their more complete wins against Washington and now have a bye before hosting their crosstown rivals.
Next Opponent: USC
 #15 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 314 Last Wk.: 17Trend: 2
After their loss to Florida, the Bulldogs took out their frustration on Kentucky in their last road game of the season.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 297 Last Wk.: 7Trend: 9
The Irish started bad, made it close, then ended up blown out in a miserable game in the desert.
Next Opponent: Northwestern
 #17 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 280 Last Wk.: 21Trend: 4
The Wildcats bounced back with a win over Colorado and now welcome a stumbling Washington to Tucson.
Next Opponent: Washington
 #18 LSU Tigers
Record: (7-3) Pts.: 270 Last Wk.: 15Trend: 3
The Tigers couldn't muster any points in overtime and Alabama beat them late in Tiger Stadium. Again.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #19 Duke Blue Devils
Record: (8-1) Pts.: 255 Last Wk.: 22Trend: 3
Duke rolled Syracuse in a key game for them in their hopes for the ACC Coastal.
Next Opponent:
 #20 Clemson Tigers
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 247 Last Wk.: 20Trend: --
Clemson put away Wake Forest and continues their tour of the state of Georgia next.
Next Opponent: Georgia Tech
 #21 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 215 Last Wk.: 24Trend: 3
The Badgers pounded Purdue and now take on Nebraska in what is a huge Big Ten West game.
Next Opponent: Nebraska
 #22 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (9-0) Pts.: 212 Last Wk.: 23Trend: 1
Southern Miss was no test for the Thundering Herd, who remained one of three unbeatens in FBS.
Next Opponent: Rice
 #23 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (8-2) Pts.: 157 Last Wk.: 29Trend: 6
The Jackets need a win this weekend in their final conference game and then some help to win the ACC Coastal.
Next Opponent:
 #24 Utah Utes
Record: (6-3) Pts.: 142Last Wk.: 19Trend: 5
The Utes had a chance to make things interesting but let Oregon take the momentum and the game. Now they have to visit Stanford.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #25 Colorado State Rams
Record: (9-1) Pts.: 115Last Wk.: 28Trend: 3
The Rams are looking for a 10th win but more importantly, an outside shot at a playoff bowl
Next Opponent:
 #26 Missouri Tigers
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 97 Last Wk.: 27Trend: 1
The Tigers are trying to keep their SEC East lead but have to visit Texas A&M and Tennessee the next two weekends.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #27 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (6-3) Pts.: 90 Last Wk.: 16Trend: 11
The Sooners saw another season of promise officially turn to disappointment with their second home loss in a row.
Next Opponent:
 #28 USC Trojans
Record: (6-3) Pts.: 89 Last Wk.: 26Trend: 2
The Trojans had a bye weekend and now get Cal at home on a Thursday night before they visit UCLA.
Next Opponent: Cal
 #29 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Record: (7-2) Pts.: 56Last Wk.: 30Trend: 1
Minnesota plays Ohio State in what could potentially be a preview of the Big Ten Championship.
Next Opponent: Ohio State
 #30 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (7-3) Pts.: 53Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
For the second time in three years, Kevin Sumlin took a freshman quarterback into the state of Alabama and stunned the home team.
Next Opponent: Missouri

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Louisville 35, Miami 23, East Carolina 16, West Virginia 12, Boise State 9, Georgia Southern 9, Florida 6, Arkansas 3, Stanford 2, Texas 2, Northern Illinois 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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