2012 NCAA Football Rankings: Big Ten places 3 teams inside top 25 of BlogPoll

Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE

The Ohio State Buckeyes, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and Michigan Wolverines represent the Big Ten in the Week 11 BlogPoll from SB Nation.

The Week 11 BlogPoll is out and just three Big Ten teams make appearances in the top 25. Ohio State, ineligible for the postseason, carries the banner for the conference at No. 9. The Buckeyes are one of four remaining undefeated teams in the FBS, but bowl sanctions make these final two weeks of the regular season their de facto postseason. Ohio State faces Wisconsin this week, and then rival Michigan to close of the year.

Nebraska is the next highest rated team at No. 15. The Huskers held off Penn State to maintain the driver's seat in the Legends Division. They're tied atop the Division with Michigan at 5-1, but they beat the Wolverines in the teams' head-to-head matchup. Michigan will have to hope that either Minnesota or Iowa knock off Nebraska in the final two weeks of the season. The Golden Gophers head to Lincoln this weekend trying to play spoiler. Here's this week's complete BlogPoll:

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

Results for Week 11

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Oregon Ducks (44) 24.86 2.82 Arrow_up 1
2 Kansas St. Wildcats (24) 24.56 2.79 Arrow_up 1
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4) 23.15 2.52 Arrow_up 1
4 Alabama Crimson Tide (2) 21.81 2.20 Arrow_down -3
5 Georgia Bulldogs 19.67 0.33 --
6 Florida Gators 18.52 0.66 --
7 Florida St. Seminoles 17.86 0.36 Arrow_up 1
8 LSU Tigers 17.77 0.88 Arrow_up 1
9 Ohio St. Buckeyes 17.67 6.43 Arrow_down -2
10 Texas A&M Aggies 17.52 0.89 Arrow_up 5
11 Clemson Tigers 15.27 1.65 Arrow_down -1
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.16 1.33 --
13 Oklahoma Sooners 13.93 2.36 Arrow_up 1
14 Stanford Cardinal 13.03 1.46 Arrow_up 2
15 Nebraska Cornhuskers 9.29 2.14 Arrow_up 2
16 Oregon St. Beavers 8.78 3.53 Arrow_down -3
17 UCLA Bruins 8.58 2.38 Arrow_up 1
18 Texas Longhorns 7.74 2.97 Arrow_up 2
19 Louisville Cardinals 6.51 3.24 Arrow_down -8
20 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 6.25 3.65 Arrow_down -1
21 USC Trojans 5.49 3.18 --
22 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3.07 2.70 Arrow_up 2
23 Kent St. Golden Flashes 2.19 2.71 Arrow_up 4
24 Michigan Wolverines 2.19 2.12 Arrow_up 10
25 Oklahoma St. Cowboys 1.88 2.33 Arrow_up 7
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Tech Red Raiders | Northern Illinois Huskies| Wisconsin Badgers | Boise St. Broncos | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Utah State Aggies | Cincinnati Bearcats | Fresno St. Bulldogs | Central Florida Knights | Washington Huskies | San Jose St. Spartans | San Diego St. Aztecs | TCU Horned Frogs | Northwestern Wildcats | Arizona Wildcats |Arizona St. Sun Devils | Toledo Rockets | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Ohio Bobcats | UAB Blazers
Updated: Nov 13, 2012 9:00 AM EST

Total Ballots: 73 | Votes by team | Ballots by voter

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