The Trojans moved up two spots from No. 12 after defeating the Colorado Buffaloes, 50-6, on Saturday to move to 6-1 overall, 4-1 in the Pac-12. The Trojans next game is against the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday.
The Trojans are the third team in the top 25 from the Pac-12 as the Oregon Ducks fell one spot to No. 3 and the Oregon St. Beavers moved up one spot to No. 7. Also ranked from the Pac-12 are the Stanford Cardinal at No. 19. The UCLA Bruins, Arizona St. Sun Devils and Arizona Wildcats all received votes as well.
The top five of the BlogPoll consisted of the Alabama Crimson Tide, Florida Gators, Ducks, Kansas St. Wildcats and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The biggest drop in the rankings was by the South Carolina Gamecocks who dropped 10 spots to No. 17.
Results for Week 8