Scout College Football Top 30- Week Thirteen

NOV. 25 -- UCLA moves back in to the Top Ten in the Scout Top 30 after Week Thirteen...

 #1 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (10-1)Pts.: 609Last Wk.: 2Trend: 1
A little game is happening in Tuscaloosa this weekend that has been on Alabama's mind for nearly year.
Next Opponent: Auburn
 #2 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (11-0)Pts.: 608Last Wk.: 1Trend: 1
All they do is win. It's rarely pretty, but the Noles always find a way to win. Always.
Next Opponent: Florida
 #3 Oregon Ducks
Record: (10-1)Pts.: 601Last Wk.: 3Trend: --
Marcus Mariota is still the front runner for the Heisman and can cement it the next two weeks.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
 #4 Mississippi State Bulldogs
Record: (10-1)Pts.: 555Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
A little bit of luster is off the Egg Bowl nationally, but no shine will be off it in-state.
Next Opponent: Ole Miss
  #t5 Baylor Bears
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 534Last Wk.: 6Trend: 1
The Bears offense against Texas Tech's defense could get really ugly, really quickly.
Next Opponent: Texas Tech
  #t6 TCU Horned Frogs
Record: (9-1)Pts.: 534Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
The Horned Frogs used the bye week to prep for their Thanksgiving night showdown in Austin.
Next Opponent: Texas
 #7 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (10-1)Pts.: 515Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
The Buckeyes didn't look great against Indiana but got the win. Now they can end the regime of Brady Hoke in Ann Arbor and stay in the playoff hunt.
Next Opponent: Michigan
 #8 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 469Last Wk.: 9Trend: 1
One of the better Georgia-Georgia Tech matchups in years is set, and the Dawgs will know their SEC East fate by then.
Next Opponent: Georgia Tech
 #9 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 455Last Wk.: 10Trend: 1
The Spartans dispatched of Rutgers easily and aim for their four 10-win season in five years under Mark Dantonio.
Next Opponent: Penn State
 #10 UCLA Bruins
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 445Last Wk.: 11Trend: 1
The Bruins steamrolled crosstown rival USC and if they can finally get past Stanford on Friday, they'll be in Pac-12 title game for third time in four years.
Next Opponent: Stanford
 #11 Kansas State Wildcats
Record: (8-2)Pts.: 394Last Wk.: 13Trend: 2
Kansas State snuck past West Virginia on the road and stayed alive in the Big 12 title hunt and now return home to play Kansas.
Next Opponent: Kansas
 #12 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 384Last Wk.: 14Trend: 2
The Cats had no problem with Utah in Salt Lake City and now play Arizona State while rooting for Stanford to knock off UCLA and let them creep in to the Pac-12 championship game.
Next Opponent: Arizona State
 #13 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 377Last Wk.: 12Trend: 1
Wisconsin will take on Minnesota for the Big Ten West and a spot opposite Ohio State in Indianapolis.
Next Opponent: Minnesota
 #14 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 373Last Wk.: 15Trend: 1
The Sun Devils can get back to the Pac-12 title game but they have to beat Arizona in Tucson and get some help from Stanford.
Next Opponent: Arizona
 #15 Auburn Tigers
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 319Last Wk.: 17Trend: 2
Auburn visits Alabama this weekend where the Tide might just be a tad bit motivated by last year's final second.
Next Opponent: Alabama
 #16 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 316Last Wk.: 16Trend: --
With the ACC Coastal all wrapped up, the Yellow Jackets would love nothing more than to wrap up the state championship.
Next Opponent: Georgia
 #17 Missouri Tigers
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 283Last Wk.: 19Trend: 2
Missouri can win its second SEC East title in its three years in the conference but has to beat a red-hot Arkansas.
Next Opponent: Arkansas
 #18 Marshall Thundering Herd
Record: (11-0)Pts.: 282Last Wk.: 18Trend: --
The Thundering Herd can wrap up a perfect regular season by beating Western Kentucky at home on Friday.
Next Opponent: Western Kentucky
 #19 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 223Last Wk.: 24Trend: 5
The Sooners take Thanksgiving weekend off before closing out the regular season with Oklahoma State in Norman.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma State
 #20 Mississippi Rebels
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 222Last Wk.: 8Trend: 12
A once promising season hit rock bottom with a shutout loss to Arkansas and now they host a still-in-it Mississippi State
Next Opponent: Mississippi State.
 #21 Colorado State Rams
Record: (10-1)Pts.: 220Last Wk.: 22Trend: 1
The Rams need some help to win the MWC Mountain and stay in contention for a playoff bowl but still have to beat in-state foe Air Force.
Next Opponent: Air Force
 #22 Louisville Cardinals
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 174Last Wk.: 28Trend: 6
The Cardinals finally won a game late and they are now undefeated (1-0) with Notre Dame all-time.
Next Opponent: Kentucky
 #23 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 169Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
If the Gophers can win in Madison, they get a rematch with Ohio State for the Big Ten crown.
Next Opponent: Wisconsin
 #24 Clemson Tigers
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 120Last Wk.: 29Trend: 5
Clemson has their best chance to snap their five-game losing streak to South Carolina at home.
Next Opponent: South Carolina
 #25 LSU Tigers
Record: (7-4)Pts.: 106Last Wk.: 27Trend: 2
The Tigers visit Texas A&M on Thursday in their "SEC Rivalry", where they're hoping the Aggies defense is a good remedy for their slumbering offense.
Next Opponent: Texas A&M
 #26 Boise State Broncos
Record: (9-2)Pts.: 98Last Wk.: 30Trend: 4
America's favorite non-Power Five school is knocking on their door of being back in a major bowl, but they have to beat Utah State to keep pace.
Next Opponent: Utah State
 #27 Utah Utes
Record: (7-4)Pts.: 80Last Wk.: 20Trend: 7
The Utes offense couldn't get anything going and they're officially eliminated from the Pac-12 South chase, but still in line to win nine games.
Next Opponent: Colorado
 #28 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (8-3)Pts.: 75Last Wk.: 21Trend: 7
After losing to Iowa last year, Bo Pelini dared Nebraska to fire him. If they lose to the Hawkeyes this year, they may not even need him to dare them.
Next Opponent: Iowa
 #29 Arkansas Razorbacks
Record: (6-5)Pts.: 69Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Arkansas has shut out Top 25 teams in consecutive games for the first time ever and now try to play spoilers against Missouri.
Next Opponent: Missouri
 #30 USC Trojans
Record: (7-4)Pts.: 30Last Wk.: 23Trend: 7
USC was simply overmatched against crosstown rival UCLA and now takes on reeling intersectional rival Notre Dame in the Coliseum.
Next Opponent: Notre Dame

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Texas A&M 25, Duke 22, Northern Illinois 15, Notre Dame 15, Memphis 10, Utah State 9, Miami 7, Cincinnati 6, Maryland 6, Texas 6, Georgia Southern 4, Western Michigan 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 McAllister (@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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