2012 NCAA football rankings: Michigan unable to crack latest BlogPoll Top 25

Bruce Thorson-US PRESSWIRE

Despite a 22-point win over Minnesota in Week 10, the Michigan Wolverines fell short of the BlogPoll Top 25 for the second consecutive week.

Currently tied for first place with the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 4-1 in the Big Ten Legends Division, the Michigan Wolverines once again fell short in the voting in this week's BlogPoll Top 25.

The Wolverines dropped from the rankings last week following a crushing 23-9 loss to the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium, but managed to bounce back with a strong showing against Minnesota last weekend. The 35-13 victory with backup quarterback Devin Gardner at the helm clearly did not sway many voters however, as the Wolverines remain one of a handful of Big Ten schools currently trying to break back into the rankings.

Mark Dantonio's Michigan State Spartans picked up a few votes despite a disheartening 28-24 loss to Nebraska on Saturday, but are still a meager 5-5 on the year and 2-4 in conference play. With virtually no shot at landing a bid to the Big Ten title game and somewhat low profile games against Northwestern and Minnesota remaining, Dantonio's squad may be hard-pressed to creep back into the top 25 so late in the year.

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

Results for Week 10

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (74) 24.88 0.36 --
2 Oregon Ducks (2) 23.46 0.78 Arrow_up 1
3 Kansas St. Wildcats (5) 23.27 0.82 Arrow_down -1
4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 22.08 0.91 --
5 Georgia Bulldogs 18.98 2.27 Arrow_up 1
6 Florida Gators 18.86 1.70 Arrow_up 1
7 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 17.72 6.03 Arrow_up 1
8 Florida St. Seminoles 17.51 2.63 Arrow_up 1
9 LSU Tigers 17.11 3.17 Arrow_down -4
10 Clemson Tigers 14.76 2.64 --
11 Louisville Cardinals 14.58 3.98 Arrow_up 1
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 13.57 2.59 Arrow_down -1
13 Oregon St. Beavers 13.54 3.13 --
14 Oklahoma Sooners 12.96 2.74 --
15 Texas A&M Aggies 11.98 3.13 Arrow_up 1
16 Stanford Cardinal 10.61 2.91 Arrow_down -1
17 Nebraska Cornhuskers 7.37 2.87 Arrow_up 4
18 UCLA Bruins 6.82 3.36 Arrow_up 7
19 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 5.80 3.69 Arrow_up 3
20 Texas Longhorns 5.64 3.21 Arrow_up 9
21 USC Trojans 4.41 3.47 Arrow_down -3
22 Toledo Rockets 2.94 2.64 Arrow_up 4
23 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 2.84 2.60 Arrow_down -6
24 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2.20 2.48 Arrow_up 7
25 Northwestern Wildcats 2.11 2.73 Arrow_up 7
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Tech Red Raiders | Kent St. Golden Flashes | Northern Illinois Huskies | TCU Horned Frogs | Boise St. Broncos | Ohio Bobcats | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Utah State Aggies | Michigan Wolverines | Cincinnati Bearcats | West Virginia Mountaineers | Central Florida Knights | Penn St. Nittany Lions | North Carolina Tar Heels | BYU Cougars | San Diego St. Aztecs | San Jose St. Spartans | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Arizona Wildcats | Michigan St. Spartans | Fresno St. Bulldogs | UAB Blazers | Miami Hurricanes | Wisconsin Badgers | Washington Huskies
Updated: Nov 6, 2012 2:45 PM EST

Total Ballots: 83 | Votes by team | Ballots by voter

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