2012 NCAA Football Rankings: Texas A&M climbs 5 spots to No. 10 in latest BlogPoll

Mike Zarrilli

The Texas A&M Aggies were the biggest gainers of the week in the latest BlogPoll after their upset win over No. 1 Alabama.

Following an impressive victory over the previously undefeated Alabama Crimson Tide, Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies jumped to No. 10 overall in the latest SB Nation BlogPoll rankings.

The 8-2 Aggies check in a full six spots behind the same Alabama team they knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, and are the highest-ranked two-loss team in America and just one spot behind an undefeated Ohio State team. Texas A&M is also one of six schools from the SEC represented in the poll, as all six are ranked among the top 12 teams in college football.

Mack Brown's Texas Longhorns also moved up two spots to No. 18 in this week's rankings, using a thorough 33-7 win over Iowa State to snatch their fourth consecutive victory. The Longhorns still have to face TCU this Thursday before closing out their regular season with No. 2 Kansas State on the road, and are on the verge of being eliminated from the conference title picture if the Wildcats pick up another win this weekend.

College Football Rankings 2011

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

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