NCAA football rankings 2012: West Virginia ranked No. 17 in SB Nation BlogPoll

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West Virginia falls in SB Nation BlogPoll

The latest SB Nation BlogPoll was released Tuesday, and the West Virginia Mountaineers plummeted all the way down to No. 17. According to the poll, the Mountaineers (5-1) dropped 13 spots in the rankings after their 42-7 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday. Because of the win Texas Tech moved up 13 places to No. 18.

The BlogPoll's results was the same as the USA Today Coaches' Poll which also had the Mountaineers ranked 15th. The AP Poll had West Virginia at No. 17 while the BCS Rankings had the Mountaineers ranked 13th.

Overall, WVU was one of five Big 12 Conference schools ranked in the top 25. The Kansas St. Wildcats were the highest-ranked Big 12 program at No. 4. The Wildcats were slotted behind the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, Oregon Ducks, Florida Gators. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish rounded out the top five.

Meanwhile, the Oklahoma Sooners were ranked ninth behind the LSU Tigers, South Carolina Gamecocks and Oregon St. Beavers. The Ohio State Buckeyes polished off the top 10.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 7

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (62) 24.64 0.84 --
2 Oregon Ducks (3) 23.32 2.15 --
3 Florida Gators (5) 22.51 1.40 Arrow_up 2
4 Kansas St. Wildcats (1) 21.99 1.36 Arrow_up 2
5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4) 21.30 1.81 Arrow_up 2
6 LSU Tigers 18.41 2.62 Arrow_up 3
7 South Carolina Gamecocks 17.05 2.44 Arrow_down -4
8 Oregon St. Beavers 16.89 3.84 Arrow_up 2
9 Oklahoma Sooners 16.18 3.44 Arrow_up 5
10 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 16.05 5.49 Arrow_down -2
11 Florida St. Seminoles 13.70 3.69 --
12 USC Trojans 13.09 4.69 --
13 Georgia Bulldogs 11.82 3.12 --
14 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 10.21 3.80 Arrow_up 5
15 Louisville Cardinals 9.88 3.84 Arrow_up 3
16 Clemson Tigers 9.49 4.56 --
17 West Virginia Mountaineers 9.29 3.46 Arrow_down -13
18 Texas Tech Red Raiders 8.32 4.52 Arrow_up 13
19 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 7.33 3.61 Arrow_up 1
20 Texas A&M Aggies 6.36 3.70 Arrow_up 4
21 Cincinnati Bearcats 6.24 3.87 --
22 Stanford Cardinal 4.83 4.42 Arrow_down -5
23 Ohio Bobcats 3.96 4.92 --
24 TCU Horned Frogs 2.11 2.61 Arrow_up 4
25 Michigan Wolverines 1.76 2.58 Arrow_up 4
Others Receiving Votes: Boise St. Broncos | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Iowa St. Cyclones | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Northwestern Wildcats | Nevada Wolf Pack | Texas Longhorns | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Northern Illinois Huskies | Toledo Rockets | North Carolina Tar Heels | UCLA Bruins | Wisconsin Badgers | Virginia Tech Hokies | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Ball St. Cardinals | Utah State Aggies | Kent St. Golden Flashes
Updated: Oct 16, 2012 9:30 AM EDT

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