2012 NCAA Football Rankings: LSU up to No. 5 in BlogPoll

Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE

The LSU Tigers are up to No. 5 with runaway No. 1 Alabama on deck this weekend.

LSU is the top 1-loss team once again in the SB Nation BlogPoll, coming in this week at No. 5. Fellow 1-loss SEC teams Georgia and Florida follow wat Nos. 6 and 7 following the Bulldogs' win over the Gators, giving the SEC four teams in the BlogPoll's Top 10 along with runaway No. 1 Alabama.

LSU can unseat the top team and reinsert themselves in the national title picture this weekend when the Tigers take on the Tide.

Texas A&M moved up five spots to No. 16, Texas Tech fell to No. 19 and the Texas Longhorns failed to crack the Top 25 following an uninspiring win over Kansas.

With Florida's loss, Kansas State moved into the No. 2 spot ahead of fellow unbeatens No. 3 Oregon and No. 4 Notre Dame. After the SEC trio from 5-7, Ohio State, Florida State and Clemson round out the Top 10.

Here's this week's full SB Nation BlogPoll:

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

Results for Week 9

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (60) 25.04 2.79 --
2 Kansas St. Wildcats (11) 23.75 2.55 Arrow_up 2
3 Oregon Ducks (2) 23.43 2.44 --
4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3) 22.86 2.45 Arrow_up 1
5 LSU Tigers 19.71 0.59 Arrow_up 1
6 Georgia Bulldogs 18.58 0.85 Arrow_up 9
7 Florida Gators 18.54 0.82 Arrow_down -5
8 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 18.09 4.93 Arrow_up 1
9 Florida St. Seminoles 17.79 1.45 Arrow_up 2
10 Clemson Tigers 14.53 3.09 Arrow_up 4
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.11 1.71 Arrow_up 6
12 Louisville Cardinals 13.83 3.67 Arrow_up 4
13 Oregon St. Beavers 12.67 3.45 Arrow_down -6
14 Oklahoma Sooners 12.63 3.44 Arrow_down -6
15 Stanford Cardinal 10.26 3.46 Arrow_up 4
16 Texas A&M Aggies 10.12 3.31 Arrow_up 5
17 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 8.24 3.72 Arrow_down -5
18 USC Trojans 7.29 3.32 Arrow_down -8
19 Texas Tech Red Raiders 6.79 3.83 Arrow_down -6
20 Boise St. Broncos 5.75 4.17 Arrow_up 3
21 Nebraska Cornhuskers 4.87 3.17 Arrow_up 8
22 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 3.86 3.40 Arrow_up 2
23 West Virginia Mountaineers 2.37 2.58 Arrow_up 2
24 Arizona Wildcats 2.33 3.03 Arrow_up 15
25 UCLA Bruins 2.05 2.96 Arrow_up 15
Others Receiving Votes: Toledo Rockets | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Kent St. Golden Flashes | Texas Longhorns | Northern Illinois Huskies | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Northwestern Wildcats | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Ohio Bobcats | Utah State Aggies | North Carolina Tar Heels | Iowa St. Cyclones |Central Florida Knights | Cincinnati Bearcats | Michigan Wolverines | ULM Warhawks | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Duke Blue Devils | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Ball St. Cardinals
Updated: Oct 30, 2012 8:35 AM EDT

Total Ballots: 76 | Votes by team | Ballots by voter

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