SB Nation BlogPoll: Week 4

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Find out what the Blognoscenti think.


College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 4

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (85) 24.81 0.74 --
2 Oregon Ducks (2) 22.94 2.50 Arrow_up 1
3 Florida St. Seminoles (1) 21.85 2.93 Arrow_up 2
4 LSU Tigers 21.53 2.44 Arrow_down -2
5 Georgia Bulldogs 20.34 2.40 Arrow_down -1
6 Kansas St. Wildcats (1) 18.80 2.56 Arrow_up 8
7 South Carolina Gamecocks 18.37 2.36 Arrow_up 2
8 Stanford Cardinal (2) 17.65 3.11 --
9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 16.55 3.20 Arrow_up 2
10 West Virginia Mountaineers 16.49 4.46 Arrow_down -3
11 Florida Gators (1) 14.82 3.46 Arrow_up 2
12 Texas Longhorns 14.20 2.73 --
13 USC Trojans 11.43 4.49 Arrow_up 3
14 Ohio St. Buckeyes 11.17 4.09 Arrow_up 1
15 TCU Horned Frogs 10.45 3.86 Arrow_up 2
16 Clemson Tigers 9.14 4.54 Arrow_down -6
17 Oklahoma Sooners 7.92 4.65 Arrow_down -11
18 Louisville Cardinals 7.83 3.15 Arrow_up 1
19 Oregon St. Beavers 7.16 4.63 Arrow_up 10
20 Michigan St. Spartans 4.65 3.11 Arrow_up 2
21 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 4.51 3.57 Arrow_up 3
22 Northwestern Wildcats 3.74 4.30 Arrow_up 1
23 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3.10 2.95 Arrow_up 10
24 Nebraska Cornhuskers 2.51 2.69 Arrow_up 2
25 Ohio Bobcats 2.49 3.11 --
Others Receiving Votes: Baylor Bears | Iowa St. Cyclones | UCLA Bruins | Boise St. Broncos | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Michigan Wolverines | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Arizona Wildcats | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Virginia Tech Hokies | Cincinnati Bearcats | Minnesota Golden Gophers | Texas A&M Aggies | Wisconsin Badgers | Tennessee Volunteers | Central Florida Knights | Purdue Boilermakers | Ball St. Cardinals | Miami Hurricanes | Utah State Aggies | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Nevada Wolf Pack | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Updated: Sep 26, 2012 6:45 AM PDT

Some quick thoughts:

  • We're a win in Stillwater away from the Top 10. Scary and fun. Question: if I offer you a 2-1 record right now against OSU, OU, WVU - do you take it?
  • Four Big 10 teams ranked. Okaaaay. In football?
  • When I explore how Texas is being ranked by other bloggers, it's interesting to note that we form an almost perfect bell curve around our #12 ranking. It's kind of amazing, actually. The edges of the bell curve where Texas is ranked highest comes from ballots cast by Ohio State, Indiana, and Iowa bloggers (I guess they like that we run the ball and don't pay players) and we're ranked lowest by a Husker blogger (SHOCKING), a MAC blogger, and a BCS guru. Kind of fun to look at ballots and see the regional biases
  • Ohio is ranked because...OMG it's so ironic and aren't we all progressive bloggers? Give me a break. Their signature win was over a miserable Penn State in Week 1. Lives are at stake and I want this rectified
  • Florida State has a clear path to the MNC game if they take care of business. Not exactly a Seminole core competency over the last decade

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