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College Football Rankings 2012: Rutgers at No. 24

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.

Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

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