Examining the final top 25 poll prior to all of the bowl games.
College football fans everywhere were in for yet another wild and wacky season the past couple of months. The regular season has now wrapped up, and now just a handful of bowl games remain for the eligible teams.
The Stanford Cardinal had a fine season that ended with a Pac-12 Championship Game win over the UCLA Bruins. They finished ranked seventh in SB Nation's Blog Poll. As for the other Pac-12 teams to make the list, the Oregon Ducks placed third, Oregon State is 15th and UCLA is No. 17. After spending all of the year in the top 25, the USC Trojans dropped out after another tough loss to Notre Dame on the final weekend of the regular season.
The San Jose St. Spartans haven't received a lot of national publicity in 2012, but they sure deserved some. SJSU is ranked 24th in SB Nation's Blog Poll, which makes them one of the best non-BCS schools in the nation. San Jose State will play Bowling Green in the Military Bowl later this month.
Here is a full look at the latest top 25 poll.