2012 NCAA football rankings: Spartans, Wolverines don't make it into Week 7 BlogPoll

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Neither Michigan State nor Michigan University were ranked in the Week 7 BlogPoll from SB Nation.

SB Nation on Tuesday released its latest BlogPoll for Week 7 of the NCAA football season. There's plenty to note about the top end of the list and the way things are trending, but first: the regional teams. Both the Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines appeared on the BlogPoll in recent weeks, but neither made the top 25 this time around.

Michigan is 3-2 with a win against Purdue in its last outing, but losses to both of its ranked competition in Notre Dame and Alabama. Michigan State is 4-2, with losses to ranked competition in Ohio State and Notre Dame, but with a win over then-ranked Boise State. They managed a 31-27 victory over Indiana last Saturday.

Michigan in particular is noteworthy given that they're still ranked by the Associated Press, as No. 25 in the nation. Both teams received votes in the BlogPoll, which has Alabama as first place, but slowly losing those votes as a large group of teams got in on the action in Oregon, South Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Kansas St. and even Notre Dame.

Be sure to check out the full poll here, and we've got it embedded below.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 6

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (64) 24.37 1.43 --
2 Oregon Ducks (4) 23.20 1.65 --
3 South Carolina Gamecocks (7) 22.61 1.50 Arrow_up 4
4 West Virginia Mountaineers (1) 21.34 1.98 Arrow_up 4
5 Florida Gators (9) 21.23 2.03 Arrow_up 6
6 Kansas St. Wildcats (1) 20.23 1.81 --
7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 19.47 2.21 Arrow_up 2
8 Ohio St. Buckeyes 16.74 4.67 Arrow_up 4
9 LSU Tigers 14.67 3.73 Arrow_down -5
10 Oregon St. Beavers 13.82 4.28 Arrow_up 3
11 Florida St. Seminoles 12.52 4.18 Arrow_down -8
12 USC Trojans 12.14 5.00 Arrow_up 2
13 Georgia Bulldogs 12.06 3.24 Arrow_down -8
14 Oklahoma Sooners 11.75 4.34 Arrow_up 3
15 Texas Longhorns 10.97 3.34 Arrow_down -5
16 Clemson Tigers 9.64 4.46 --
17 Stanford Cardinal 9.63 4.38 Arrow_up 1
18 Louisville Cardinals 8.95 3.67 Arrow_up 1
19 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 7.84 4.09 Arrow_up 2
20 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 5.85 3.64 Arrow_up 3
21 Cincinnati Bearcats 5.38 3.73 Arrow_up 5
22 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 3.78 3.80 Arrow_up 7
23 Ohio Bobcats 3.60 4.31 Arrow_up 2
24 Texas A&M Aggies 3.51 3.35 Arrow_up 6
25 Iowa St. Cyclones 1.68 2.63 Arrow_up 13
Others Receiving Votes: Boise St. Broncos | Baylor Bears | TCU Horned Frogs | Michigan Wolverines | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Michigan St. Spartans | Duke Blue Devils | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | N.C. State Wolfpack | Northwestern Wildcats | Nevada Wolf Pack | North Carolina Tar Heels | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Northern Illinois Huskies | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | Toledo Rockets | San Jose St. Spartans | Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners | UAB Blazers
Updated: Oct 9, 2012 6:46 AM PDT

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