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NCAA Football Rankings 2012: Bruins fall to No. 17, Trojans receive just three votes

The UCLA Bruins dropped two spots to No. 17 in this week's SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25, while the Trojans find themselves on the outside looking in, following a 22-13 loss to No. 1 Notre Dame.

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Following their 35-17 loss to the Stanford Cardinal last Saturday, the UCLA Bruins fell two spots to No. 17 in this week's SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25.

The Bruins (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12) received 8.06 votes per blog, were ranked as high as No. 14 by five blogs and ranked as low as No. 25 by two blogs. Jim Mora's squad will get a rematch with the No. 8 Cardinal in Palo Alto this Saturday in the Pac-12 Championship game. Kickoff is slated for 5 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on FOX.

The USC Trojans' regular season ended with a 22-13 loss to the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish last Saturday. An upset would have been a bright spot at the end of an otherwise-disappointing season, but the Irish defense stifled the Trojans and freshman quarterback Max Wittek.

USC (7-4, 5-4 Pac-12) did not place in this week's BlogPoll Top 25, but did receive three votes. One blog slotted the Trojans at No. 19, another at No. 23 and a third at No. 25.

The complete BlogPoll Top 25 is as follows:

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 State Buckeyes (3) 19.70 6.12 Arrow_up 1
7 Kansas State 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 State 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 State Beavers 8.09 3.44 Arrow_up 1
17 UCLA Bruins 8.06 2.45 Arrow_down -2
18 Kent State 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 State Broncos 3.13 3.24 Arrow_up 2
24 Oklahoma State Cowboys 2.70 3.30 Arrow_down -2
25 Texas Longhorns 2.50 2.97 Arrow_down -7
Others Receiving Votes: San Jose State Spartans | Louisville Cardinals | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Penn State Nittany Lions | Vanderbilt Commodores | TCU Horned Frogs | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Fresno State Bulldogs | Ball State Cardinals | San Diego State Aztecs | Cincinnati Bearcats | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Central Florida Knights | USC Trojans | Arizona Wildcats | Washington Huskies | Toledo Rockets | Arizona State Sun Devils | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arkansas State Red Wolves | Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Updated: Nov 27, 2012 7:02 AM PST