FOX Sports College Football Top 30- Week 9

FOX Sports College Football Top 30- Week 9

The top 30 teams in college football in the week 9 poll by Scout.com/FOX Sports...

#1 Alabama Crimson Tide
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 475Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
Since allowing 42 points to Texas A&M in week two the Crimson Tide defense has now only allowed one touchdown and 16-points in their last five games. Alabama rushed for 352 yards on offense in their 45-0 win over Arkansas.
Next Opponent: Tennessee
#2 Oregon Ducks
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 465Last Wk.: 2Trend: --
The Ducks machine keeps rolling and now they welcome UCLA and College GameDay to Eugene this weekend.
Next Opponent: UCLA
#3 Florida State Seminoles
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 450Last Wk.: 4Trend: 1
The Seminoles showed the entire college football world that they are for real and real challengers for the BCS Championship as they demolished the Tigers in Death Valley 51-7.
Next Opponent: NC State
#4 Ohio State Buckeyes
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 427Last Wk.: 5Trend: 1
Dating back to last season the Buckeyes have won 19 straight. This weekend they handled Iowa 34-24.
Next Opponent: Penn State
#5 Baylor Bears
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 409Last Wk.: 10Trend: 5
Baylor has now scored at least 69-points in five out of their six wins. Their offense is unreal. They just put up 71 on Iowa State.
Next Opponent: Kansas
#6 Missouri Tigers
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 401Last Wk.: 14Trend: 8
In his first career start quarterback Maty Mauck led the Tigers with 295 passing yards and the Missouri defense held the not so good Florida offense to 151 total yards.
Next Opponent: South Carolina
#7 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 379Last Wk.: 13Trend: 6
The Cardinal bounced back from their road loss at Utah to knock off unbeaten UCLA but return to road to face surging Oregon State.
Next Opponent: Oregon State
#8 Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 375Last Wk.: 11Trend: 3
Miami won an ugly game late, on the road in Chapel Hill. The Hurricane's hero was running back Dallas Crawford, who had a monster second half for the 'U'.
Next Opponent: Wake Forest
#9 Texas Tech Red Raiders
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 334Last Wk.: 15Trend: 6
The Red Raiders got a huge road win in Morgantown, beating West Virginia 37-27. This was Texas Tech's biggest win of the season, showing they are real challengers in the Big 12.
Next Opponent: Oklahoma
#10 Clemson Tigers
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 328Last Wk.: 3Trend: 7
Clemson got down early and could never recover, losing in stunning fashion at home to Florida State.
Next Opponent: Maryland
#11 Auburn Tigers
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 300Last Wk.: 23Trend: 12
Auburn rolled up 379 yards of rushing offense and pounded Johnny Manziel in their upset win over Texas A&M. Nick Marshall and Tre Mason led the way for the Tigers.
Next Opponent: Florida Atlantic
#12 UCLA Bruins
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 284Last Wk.: 8Trend: 4
UCLA's first game of their back-to-back Pac-12 North gauntlet couldn't have gone any worse at Stanford.
Next Opponent: Oregon
#13 LSU Tigers
Record: (6-2)Pts.: 267Last Wk.: 6Trend: 7
The Tigers were one of a few SEC schools upset this weekend. They lost their second game on the road to Ole Miss 27-24 with a last second field goal by the Rebels.
Next Opponent: Furman
#14 Texas A&M Aggies
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 255Last Wk.: 7Trend: 7
The Aggies got in a slugfest with the Tigers and came out on the short end of the stick 45-41. The teams accounted for over 1,200 yards of offense. A&M wide receiver Mike Evans had a school record 279-yards and four scores.
Next Opponent: Vanderbilt
#15 Oklahoma Sooners
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 234Last Wk.: 17Trend: 2
The Sooners got back on the winning track with a 34-19 win over the Jayhawks. Oklahoma's defense played well, only allowing 201 total yards by Kansas.
Next Opponent: Texas Tech
#16 Fresno State Bulldogs
Record: (6-0)Pts.: 229Last Wk.: 18Trend: 2
The Bulldogs continue to their quest for a BCS bowl after routing UNLV.
Next Opponent: San Diego State
#17 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 221Last Wk.: 20Trend: 3
The Cowboys topped Texas Tech but may have quarterback issues once again.
Next Opponent: Iowa State
#18 Virginia Tech Hokies
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 216Last Wk.: 19Trend: 1
Virginia Tech had a bye week. They face Duke next.
Next Opponent: Duke
#19 South Carolina Gamecocks
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 160Last Wk.: 12Trend: 7
Tennessee kicked the game winning field goal as time expired to upset South Carolina. The Gamecocks also lost quarterback Conner Shaw to a knee sprain.
Next Opponent: Missouri
#20 Louisville Cardinals
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 172Last Wk.: 9Trend: 11
Teddy Bridgewater ran out of time and the Cardinals lost 38-35. It's wasn't his fault. Blame the Louisville defense and a gritty and underrated Knights team.
Next Opponent: South Florida
#21 Wisconsin Badgers
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 159Last Wk.: 25Trend: 4
The Badgers put up a half-a-hundred on Illinois on the road, winning 56-32. Running back Melvin Gordon rushed for 142-yards and three touchdowns.
Next Opponent: Bye
#22 Northern Illinois Huskies
Record: (7-0)Pts.: 148Last Wk.: 24Trend: 2
Northern Illinois improved to 7-0 with a 38-17 win on the road against Central Michigan. Jordan Lynch rushed for 316-yards, an FBS record for a quarterback.
Next Opponent: Eastern Michigan
#23 UCF Knights
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 127Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
Folks should have seen this coming. UCF almost upset South Carolina earlier this year and beat Penn State on the road. The Knights may be the second best team in Florida. They are certainly the third.
Next Opponent: Connecticut
#24 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Record: (5-1)Pts.: 119Last Wk.: 26Trend: 2
Nebraska had a bye week. They face Minnesota this weekend.
Next Opponent: Minnesota
#25 Michigan Wolverines
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 114Last Wk.: 27Trend: 32
Michigan upended Indiana in a high scoring game, 63-47. Quarterback Devin Gardner threw for 503 yards and Wolverine wide receiver Jeremy Gallon set a Big 10 record with 369 yards on 14 receptions.
Next Opponent: Bye
#26 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 91Last Wk.: 28Trend: 2
The Fighting Irish got by their rival USC Trojans 14-10. It's the first time Notre Dame has beaten Southern Cal at home since 2001.
Next Opponent: Air Force
#27 Oregon State Beavers
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 76Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Beavers made it six straight with a road rout over Cal and now they'll welcome Stanford to Corvallis.
Next Opponent: Stanford
#28 Michigan State Spartans
Record: (6-1)Pts.: 73Last Wk.: 30Trend: 2
Michigan State got defensive. The Spartans defense played big, scoring one touchdown and only allowing 226 yards to Purdue in their 14-0 win over the Boilermakers.
Next Opponent: Illinois
#29 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (5-2)Pts.: 62Last Wk.: NRTrend: NEW
The Sun Devils stomped on Washington and moved back into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 South.
Next Opponent: Bye
#30 Georgia Bulldogs
Record: (4-3)Pts.: 28Last Wk.: 16Trend: 14
The Dawgs lost their second in a row, this time to Vandy. Aaron Murray became the SEC's all-time leader in total offense in this game.
Next Opponent: Bye

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
BYU 16, Florida 12, Ball State 9, Ole Miss 8, Texas 7, Washington 4, Houston 3, Maryland 3

VOTERS
The FOX Sports Top 30 College Football Poll is voted on by 16 publishers, writers and analysts from the Scout.com and FOX Sports platform.  Voters include: Ben Love (@BenLoveTSD), Bob Przybylo (@BPrzybylo), Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman), Brian Dohn (@BrianDohnScout), Casey Cosgrove (@caseycosgrove), Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters), Dean Legge (@Dawg_Post), Jamie Newberg (@JamieNewberg), Jarret Johnson (@JohnsonJarret), Jody Demling (@jdemling), Josh Harvey (@JoshHarveyFOX), Mark Murphy (@ITATJason), Mark Rea (@MReaBSB), Mike McAllister (@McAllisterOnFox), Scott Kennedy (@ScoutKennedy) and Tim O'Malley (@timomalleyND‎).

VOTES
The votes were tallied with 30 points for No. 1, 29 for No. 2, 28 for No. 3, etc.

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