SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25: Week 2

Guess who made the biggest jump in BlogPoll history?

The 2012 Week 2 BlogPoll, which actually appears in Week 3 and is labeled accordingly even though it chronicles Week 2 results, has been released.

Also worth reading are Samuel Chi's simulated BCS standings and Spencer Hall's scathing indictment of this week's coaches poll.

Check out the combined efforts of 91 bloggers after the jump. My brief analysis follows. For statistics about the balloting, click here.

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 2

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (88) 24.90 0.46 --
2 LSU Tigers (2) 22.93 2.33 Arrow_up 1
3 USC Trojans (3) 21.93 4.41 Arrow_down -1
4 Oregon Ducks 20.89 4.16 --
5 Georgia Bulldogs 19.16 2.38 Arrow_up 3
6 Florida St. Seminoles 17.45 6.06 Arrow_down -1
7 Oklahoma Sooners 17.00 5.38 --
8 Michigan St. Spartans 16.99 2.84 Arrow_up 1
9 West Virginia Mountaineers 16.33 4.98 Arrow_down -3
10 Clemson Tigers 15.49 3.49 --
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.80 4.78 Arrow_up 1
12 Kansas St. Wildcats 12.56 4.05 Arrow_up 8
13 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 12.48 5.44 Arrow_up 1
14 Virginia Tech Hokies 11.99 3.84 Arrow_up 2
15 Texas Longhorns 11.01 4.25 Arrow_up 3
16 TCU Horned Frogs 7.94 4.78 Arrow_up 6
17 Florida Gators 6.77 4.55 Arrow_up 10
18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 6.66 4.71 Arrow_up 3
19 Louisville Cardinals 5.98 3.80 Arrow_up 4
20 UCLA Bruins 5.90 4.74 Arrow_up 21
21 Michigan Wolverines 5.34 4.44 Arrow_down -2
22 Stanford Cardinal 5.07 4.85 Arrow_up 3
23 Arizona Wildcats 4.90 4.99 --
24 Tennessee Volunteers 3.97 4.49 --
25 Ohio Bobcats 1.61 3.22 Arrow_up 1
Others Receiving Votes: BYU Cougars | Oregon St. Beavers | Baylor Bears | ULM Warhawks | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Boise St. Broncos | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northwestern Wildcats | Utah State Aggies | Arkansas Razorbacks | Iowa St. Cyclones | Wisconsin Badgers | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Cincinnati Bearcats | Air Force Falcons | South Florida Bulls | Central Florida Knights | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Louisiana Ragin Cajuns | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Wake Forest Demon Deacons | Duke Blue Devils | Rice Owls | Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Miami Hurricanes | North Carolina Tar Heels | N.C. State Wolfpack
Updated: Sep 11, 2012 9:00 AM CDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

As on my ballot, BlogPoll executed the LSU-USC swap this week. But the voters seem to think more of Missouri than I do, pushing Georgia up to No. 5 for beating the Tigers. They obviously don't know Gary Pinkel very well.

West Virginia's three-spot slip was the largest of any team that didn't fall out of the poll, thus proving that it doesn't pay not to play. After that, it's nothing but a sea of green as teams rise to fill gaps vacated by Week 2's losers.

Our Cats made the third-biggest jump, to No. 12, surpassed only by teams that weren't ranked last week (Florida and UCLA). Other teams experiences more modest increases.

Michigan's not making any friends, sliding down two spots after a victory. That's most likely due to balloteers such as me who have the Wolverines unranked entirely. Arizona, Ohio and Tennessee are new to this week's poll, too.

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