NCAA Football rankings 2012: West Virginia ranked No. 25 in SB Nation BlogPoll

Justin K. Aller

The Mountaineers fell to No. 25 in the latest SB Nation BlogPoll released Tuesday.

Back-to-back blowout losses have placed the West Virginia Mountaineers on the brink of dropping out of the SB Nation BlogPoll, which was released Tuesday. Saturday's 55-14 loss to the Kansas St. Wildcats made voters drop the Mountaineers (7-0) to No. 25 in the rankings. According to the BlogPoll, WVU fell eight spots from last week's ranking of 17.

Despite the recent downward trend, the Mountaineers are still one of four Big 12 Conference teams ranked in the top 25. The Wildcats are the highest-ranked team at No. 4, while the Oklahoma Sooners are No. 8 and Texas Tech Red Raiders are No. 13. The Texas Longhorns, TCU Horned Frogs and Oklahoma St. Cowboys all received votes but did not crack the top 25.

Overall, the Alabama Crimson Tide snagged the top spot for the eighth straight week. The Florida Gators moved up to No. 2, while the Oregon Ducks, Wildcats and Notre Dame Fighting Irish rounded out the top five.

The rest of the BlogPoll can be seen below. A full breakdown of the BlogPoll can be read here.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 8

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (55) 24.41 1.05 --
2 Florida Gators (16) 23.19 1.37 Arrow_up 1
3 Oregon Ducks (2) 23.00 1.22 Arrow_down -1
4 Kansas St. Wildcats (4) 22.61 1.75 --
5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 20.92 1.53 --
6 LSU Tigers 18.62 2.12 --
7 Oregon St. Beavers 18.15 2.70 Arrow_up 1
8 Oklahoma Sooners 17.48 2.95 Arrow_up 1
9 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 15.34 5.12 Arrow_up 1
10 USC Trojans 15.03 3.38 Arrow_up 2
11 Florida St. Seminoles 14.51 3.40 --
12 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 12.51 3.22 Arrow_up 2
13 Texas Tech Red Raiders 11.24 3.98 Arrow_up 5
14 Clemson Tigers 11.09 3.54 Arrow_up 2
15 Georgia Bulldogs 10.97 3.84 Arrow_down -2
16 Louisville Cardinals 10.35 3.72 Arrow_down -1
17 South Carolina Gamecocks 9.97 3.72 Arrow_down -10
18 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 9.20 3.72 Arrow_up 1
19 Stanford Cardinal 7.19 4.02 Arrow_up 3
20 Ohio Bobcats 5.10 4.31 Arrow_up 3
21 Texas A&M Aggies 4.70 3.95 Arrow_down -1
22 Michigan Wolverines 4.15 3.18 Arrow_up 3
23 Boise St. Broncos 4.09 3.58 Arrow_up 3
24 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1.82 2.56 Arrow_up 5
25 West Virginia Mountaineers 1.54 2.42 Arrow_down -8
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Longhorns | Wisconsin Badgers | Toledo Rockets | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northern Illinois Huskies | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Duke Blue Devils | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Cincinnati Bearcats | TCU Horned Frogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arizona Wildcats | UCLA Bruins | Michigan St. Spartans | Nevada Wolf Pack | ULM Warhawks | N.C. State Wolfpack | Kent St. Golden Flashes | Northwestern Wildcats | Ball St. Cardinals
Updated: Oct 23, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

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