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College Football Blogpoll: Michigan State Holds Steady, Michigan Moves Up

The leading college football bloggers from around the country have weighed in this week, and the Michigan Wolverines were one of the big winners. After taking down Illinois on the road in convincing fashion the Wolverines moved up five places this week from No. 24 to No. 19:

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

Results for Week 12

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 LSU Tigers (74) 24.96 0.19 --
2 Oklahoma St. Cowboys (3) 23.92 0.42 --
3 Alabama Crimson Tide 22.68 0.87 Arrow_up 1
4 Oregon Ducks 21.86 2.61 Arrow_up 2
5 Oklahoma Sooners 20.25 2.62 Arrow_up 2
6 Arkansas Razorbacks 19.71 2.17 Arrow_up 2
7 Clemson Tigers 17.99 1.91 Arrow_up 2
8 Stanford Cardinal 17.90 1.76 Arrow_down -5
9 Virginia Tech Hokies 16.40 2.00 Arrow_up 1
10 Houston Cougars 15.05 3.67 Arrow_up 1
11 Boise St. Broncos 14.55 3.45 Arrow_down -6
12 Georgia Bulldogs 12.77 2.53 Arrow_up 2
13 Michigan St. Spartans 12.60 2.62 --
14 Wisconsin Badgers 11.48 2.94 Arrow_up 1
15 South Carolina Gamecocks 10.97 3.37 Arrow_up 1
16 Nebraska Cornhuskers 10.42 2.21 Arrow_up 1
17 Kansas St. Wildcats 9.35 3.47 Arrow_up 1
18 USC Trojans 7.57 4.64 Arrow_up 1
19 Michigan Wolverines 6.82 2.80 Arrow_up 5
20 TCU Horned Frogs 6.12 3.38 Arrow_up 6
21 Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 5.57 3.34 Arrow_up 2
22 Penn St. Nittany Lions 4.99 2.69 Arrow_down -10
23 Florida St. Seminoles 2.73 2.58 Arrow_up 5
24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 1.95 2.47 Arrow_up 6
25 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 1.73 2.49 Arrow_down -5
Others Receiving Votes: Baylor Bears | West Virginia Mountaineers | Cincinnati Bearcats | Texas Longhorns | Virginia Cavaliers | Arkansas St. Red Wolves | Oregon St. Beavers | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Auburn Tigers | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Texas A&M Aggies | Missouri Tigers | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Washington Huskies | UAB Blazers | Toledo Rockets

Michigan State held steady this week after a solid win at Iowa all but sealed the Legends Division title for them. Michigan State stayed steady at No. 13, and is the highest ranked team in the Big Ten this week. They are just ahead of Wisconsin, whom they are favored to face in a rematch in the Big Ten title game.