With losses by the Kansas State Wildcats and Oregon Ducks, last week's No. 1 and No. 2 teams respectively, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the new top team in the SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers, who fell to 6-5 after losing to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 38-14, on Nov. 17, did not receive any votes in the BlogPoll. Although Minnesota is not in the Top 25, some of the other Big Ten teams are in positions of note.
The Ohio State Buckeyes, the only remaining undefeated other than Notre Dame, are No. 7 in the most recent BlogPoll. Nebraska, despite dispatching the Gophers on Saturday, managed to fall one spot in the most recent rankings, down to No. 16. The Michigan Wolverines are the third Big Ten team in the Top 25, coming in at No. 21. Minnesota closes its season out against Michigan State on Saturday, Nov. 24.
Results for Week 12
SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011