College Football Rankings, Week 5: West Virginia Remains 7th In Coaches Poll

COLLEGE PARK, MD - SEPTEMBER 17: Quarterback Geno Smith #12 of the West Virginia Mountaineers thows a pass while being pressured by defensive lineman Andre Monroe #93 of the Maryland Terrapins during the second half at Byrd Stadium on September 17, 2011 in College Park, Maryland. West Virginia defeated Maryland 37-31. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Although the West Virginia Mountaineers continued their winning ways defeating Maryland 31-21 Saturday, they were not able to move up any spots in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll.

Although the West Virginia Mountaineers continued their winning ways defeating Maryland 31-21 Saturday, they were not able to move up any spots in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll.

WVU began the season ranked 12th in the Coaches Poll and have crept into the Top 10, however they will need some help if they want to continue their climb toward the top. They are now the highest ranked team in the Big XII following Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State.

The biggest development of Saturday in the polls came in Oregon leaping over LSU to take over the No. 2 spot in both the Coaches and AP polls.

The full results of the poll can be found here.

For more news and analysis on all things West Virginia, visit The Smoking Musket. Still not enough college football for you? Then head over to the SB Nation NCAA Football Hub Page for all the latest from around the country.

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