NCAA Football Rankings 2012: UCLA No. 17, USC No. 21

William Mancebo

In advance of their matchup on Saturday, the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans were both ranked in the latest BlogPoll rankings from SB Nation.

Having won four straight games, the UCLA Bruins are rising up the college football rankings, including SB Nation's BlogPoll.

The Bruins moved up one spot to No. 17 in the latest BlogPoll, making the top 25 on 63 of the ballots. UCLA, which has received votes in 10 of the 11 BlogPolls this season, was ranked as high as No. 14. Of the 63 ballots, UCLA was ranked No. 17 on 19 of them. The Bruins picked up three 14th place votes and six 15th place votes.

While the Bruins moved up one spot this week, the USC Trojans remained at No. 21. The Trojans were included on 56 BlogPoll ballots, picking up one 14th place vote. USC was ranked 19th on 12 ballots and received an average of 5.49 points per ballot. Points are handed out on a reverse basis, meaning a first place vote is worth 25 points while a 25th place vote is worth one point.

With Alabama losing, the Oregon Ducks moved up to the No. 1 spot. Here is a closer look at the complete Week 11 BlogPoll.

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 6:00 AM PST

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