2012 NCAA Football Rankings: LSU and Texas A&M round out Top 10

Stacy Revere

The Tigers hold steady at No. 9 while the Aggies climb one spot to No. 10

With Notre Dame staving off an upset from USC, the Top 25 has remained mostly the same in many teams' final weekend of college football. The Irish have earned a National Championship berth where they will likely play the winner of the SEC title game between No. 2 Alabama and No. 4 Georgia.

LSU needed 21 fourth-quarter points to hold off Ole Miss, while A&M won their fifth straight to finish out the season. The Tigers remained at No. 9 in SB Nation's College Football BlogPoll and the Aggies now round out the Top 10. Both teams will be checking their mail for BCS bowl invitations as their conference mates battle it out for SEC supremacy.

The Texas Longhorns barely hang on to the last spot in the Top 25 after losing 20-13 to TCU. The 'Horns had won four straight heading into Saturday, but couldn't overcome a 14-3 halftime lead by the Horned Frogs. Texas has one more chance to make a statement against No. 7 Kansas State, who they close out the season against on Saturday.

Here is the week's full Top 25:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 13

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (61) 25.13 2.92 --
2 Alabama Crimson Tide (5) 23.66 2.56 --
3 Oregon Ducks 21.83 2.18 --
4 Georgia Bulldogs (1) 21.44 0.95 --
5 Florida Gators (1) 21.24 1.28 Arrow_up 1
6 Ohio St. Buckeyes (3) 19.70 6.12 Arrow_up 1
7 Kansas St. Wildcats 19.39 0.92 Arrow_down -2
8 Stanford Cardinal 17.69 0.12 Arrow_up 2
9 LSU Tigers 17.41 0.71 --
10 Texas A&M Aggies 17.16 1.02 Arrow_up 1
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 15.23 0.94 Arrow_up 3
12 Oklahoma Sooners 14.04 2.42 Arrow_up 1
13 Florida St. Seminoles 13.09 1.26 Arrow_down -5
14 Nebraska Cornhuskers 12.09 1.33 Arrow_up 2
15 Clemson Tigers 11.17 1.24 Arrow_down -3
16 Oregon St. Beavers 8.09 3.44 Arrow_up 1
17 UCLA Bruins 8.06 2.45 Arrow_down -2
18 Kent St. Golden Flashes 7.61 3.67 Arrow_up 5
19 Northern Illinois Huskies 6.83 3.76 Arrow_up 5
20 Utah State Aggies 4.74 2.58 Arrow_up 6
21 Northwestern Wildcats 3.66 2.88 Arrow_up 7
22 Michigan Wolverines 3.36 3.08 Arrow_down -1
23 Boise St. Broncos 3.13 3.24 Arrow_up 2
24 Oklahoma St. Cowboys 2.70 3.30 Arrow_down -2
25 Texas Longhorns 2.50 2.97 Arrow_down -7
Others Receiving Votes: San Jose St. Spartans | Louisville Cardinals | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Vanderbilt Commodores | TCU Horned Frogs | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Fresno St. Bulldogs | Ball St. Cardinals | San Diego St. Aztecs | Cincinnati Bearcats | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Central Florida Knights | USC Trojans | Arizona Wildcats | Washington Huskies | Toledo Rockets | Arizona St. Sun Devils | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arkansas St. Red Wolves | Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Updated: Nov 27, 2012 7:02 AM PST

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