College Football Rankings 2012: Rutgers at No. 24

Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

Rutgers cracked the BlogPoll once again after a week out of the top 25, moving back in at the No. 24 spot thanks to losses by other teams.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights moved back into the Week 11 edition of the BlogPoll, returning in the No. 24 spot despite a bye week thanks to losses by other teams.

At 7-1, Rutgers certainly has enough wins to be considered in the top 25, and did earn a No. 23 spot in the BCS as well. But they don't have really any quality wins - none of the team's they've beaten are .500 or better - and the one loss they have was in their most recent game against Kent State. Nothing against the Golden Flashes, who are 8-1 and hold the 27th spot in the BlogPoll, but Rutgers' 35-23 loss to a team from the MAC featuring six interceptions by Gary Nova was not a good argument for Rutgers' resume.

The other Big East team to crack the BlogPoll was Louisville - the 9-0 Cardinals moved up a spot to No. 11 after their victory over Temple. Oregon notably moved up to No. 2 from No. 3, passing Kansas State, while Alabama and Notre Dame held steady at No. 1 and No. 4 respectively.

Here's a look at the full BlogPoll:

College Football Rankings 2011

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 1:45 PM CST

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