College Football Rankings 2012: Arizona State receives votes, but can't crack Top 25

Ed Szczepanski-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Arizona State Sun Devils fell just shy of cracking the BlogPoll Top 25, while the Arizona Wildcats find themselves voteless for the first time since Week 1.

The SB Nation BlogPoll for Week 5 has been released, and while little has changed at the top of the poll, the Arizona State Sun Devils snagged a few votes and find themselves just shy of the Top 25.

Alabama hung on to the No. 1 spot after downing Ole Miss 33-14 in Week 5. No. 2 Oregon stayed put after destroying Washington State 51-26, and Florida State remained in the No. 3 slot. No. 4 LSU and No. 5 Georgia retained their positions in the Week 4 poll.

Arizona State, coming off a 27-17 win over Cal, received eight votes in the Week 5 poll, the Sun Devils' highest ranking by a voter had them in the No. 12 spot, but a majority of the rest of the team's votes received were between No. 20 and No. 25.

After their 38-35 loss to No. 18 Oregon State, Arizona failed to receive a vote in the poll this week after gaining votes in each of the last three weeks, and are out of the BlogPoll Top 25 for the first time since Week 1.

Here's this week's full BlogPoll Top 25:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 5

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (76) 24.81 0.68 --
2 Oregon Ducks (3) 23.24 1.84 --
3 Florida St. Seminoles (1) 22.01 2.82 --
4 LSU Tigers 20.62 2.84 --
5 Georgia Bulldogs (1) 20.55 2.22 --
6 Kansas St. Wildcats (2) 19.21 2.68 --
7 South Carolina Gamecocks 18.79 2.14 --
8 West Virginia Mountaineers 17.79 3.23 Arrow_up 2
9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 16.79 3.00 --
10 Texas Longhorns 15.71 2.79 Arrow_up 2
11 Florida Gators 15.55 3.28 --
12 Ohio St. Buckeyes 12.75 4.12 Arrow_up 2
13 Oregon St. Beavers (1) 10.72 4.68 Arrow_up 6
14 USC Trojans 9.99 5.30 Arrow_down -1
15 TCU Horned Frogs 9.89 4.45 --
16 Clemson Tigers 9.68 4.62 --
17 Oklahoma Sooners 8.13 4.77 --
18 Stanford Cardinal 7.55 4.29 Arrow_down -10
19 Louisville Cardinals 7.46 3.56 Arrow_down -1
20 Northwestern Wildcats 5.07 4.25 Arrow_up 2
21 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 4.74 3.76 --
22 Nebraska Cornhuskers 4.24 3.11 Arrow_up 2
23 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3.01 2.93 --
24 UCLA Bruins 2.60 3.63 Arrow_up 4
25 Ohio Bobcats 2.11 3.47 --
Others Receiving Votes: Cincinnati Bearcats | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Washington Huskies | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Texas A&M Aggies | Michigan Wolverines | Boise St. Broncos | Baylor Bears | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Michigan St. Spartans | Miami Hurricanes | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Iowa St. Cyclones | Virginia Tech Hokies | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | Tennessee Volunteers | Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders | Utah State Aggies | Purdue Boilermakers | Troy Trojans | Washington St. Cougars | Ball St. Cardinals | Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Nevada Wolf Pack | Duke Blue Devils
Updated: Oct 2, 2012 6:01 AM PDT

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