The Stanford Cardinal have risen four spots to No. 15 in Week 10 of SB Nation's BlogPoll Top 25. The Cardinal didn't look impressive in their narrow, 24-17, victory over the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, but benefitted from the losses of several ranked teams.
Stanford appeared as high as No. 10 on four different ballots. The lowest vote the Cardinal received came at No. 23, which the most common slot being No. 15.
Five other Pac-12 teams appeared in the rankings, with Oregon coming in the highest at No. 3 after being jumped by Kansas State. Oregon State dropped out of the top 10 after a loss to Washington, down to No. 13. USC fell to No. 18 following a defeat in Tuscon, while the Wildcats used that victory to move return to the poll at No. 24. UCLA rounds out the rankings at No. 25.
The Cardinal will try to continue their rise in the rankings when they face Colorado on Saturday.
Full top 25 below:
Results for Week 9
SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011