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SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25: Week 2

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Here is the national SBNation BlogPoll ballot:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 2

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 LSU Tigers (41) 23.63 2.42 Arrow_up 5
2 Oklahoma Sooners (27) 23.14 1.57 --
3 Alabama Crimson Tide (21) 22.68 3.12 Arrow_down -2
4 Boise St. Broncos (4) 22.16 1.86 --
5 Stanford Cardinal (2) 19.47 3.32 Arrow_up 2
6 Florida St. Seminoles 18.80 2.92 Arrow_down -1
7 Wisconsin Badgers 18.41 3.13 Arrow_up 1
8 Texas A&M Aggies 16.11 3.70 Arrow_up 2
9 Nebraska Cornhuskers 15.39 4.54 --
10 Virginia Tech Hokies 14.65 4.33 Arrow_up 1
11 Oklahoma St. Cowboys 13.82 4.99 Arrow_up 2
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 12.77 4.21 --
13 Arkansas Razorbacks 12.27 4.76 Arrow_up 1
14 Oregon Ducks 12.26 6.03 Arrow_down -11
15 Ohio St. Buckeyes 9.86 4.27 Arrow_up 4
16 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 9.37 4.21 Arrow_up 4
17 Michigan St. Spartans 6.72 4.78 Arrow_down -1
18 Baylor Bears 6.45 6.48 Arrow_up 53
19 Florida Gators 6.26 4.22 Arrow_up 4
20 West Virginia Mountaineers 6.12 3.67 Arrow_up 1
21 South Florida Bulls 5.26 5.93 Arrow_up 15
22 Missouri Tigers 4.03 3.97 --
23 Penn St. Nittany Lions 2.60 3.77 Arrow_up 4
24 Houston Cougars 2.21 3.95 Arrow_up 7
25 Texas Longhorns 2.13 3.12 Arrow_up 1
Others Receiving Votes: Arizona St. Sun Devils | BYU Cougars | TCU Horned Frogs | Northwestern Wildcats | USC Trojans | Georgia Bulldogs | Michigan Wolverines | Auburn Tigers | Maryland Terrapins | Iowa Hawkeyes | Clemson Tigers | Hawaii Warriors | Syracuse Orange | Central Florida Knights | Utah Utes | Pittsburgh Panthers | Northern Illinois Huskies | California Golden Bears | Cincinnati Bearcats | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Notre Dame Fighting Irish | Utah State Aggies | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arizona Wildcats | Ohio Bobcats | Air Force Falcons | Washington St. Cougars | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Virginia Cavaliers | Southern Miss. Golden Eagles | Miami Hurricanes | Arkansas St. Red Wolves | Oregon St. Beavers | Toledo Rockets | Temple Owls | Nevada Wolf Pack | Tennessee Volunteers | Connecticut Huskies | Purdue Boilermakers | N.C. State Wolfpack | Fla. International Golden Panthers | UAB Blazers | Vanderbilt Commodores | SMU Mustangs | Eastern Michigan Eagles
Updated: Sep 7, 2011 7:07 AM PDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

Comments:

- I don't understand voters - Auburn was ranked so convincingly in the preseason? They're 1-0. Why abandon them now? Hey, Cam Newton and Nick Fairley really are gone, voters actually realize.

- Michigan State looked like garbage in their opener - I dropped them from my Top 25, the collective blognoscenti maintained.

- Everyone is gaga over Baylor. Aside from the indisputable magnificence that is RGIII, I think they're in for a rude awakening.

And here's my indefensible ballot:

Comments:

As with all early ballots, it's nearly useless, built on a cavalcade of supposition and opinion predicated on a team's facility in blowing out a bad opponent or an unhealthy level of reward for beating another team that is reckoned to be good (Oregon, Georgia, TCU) but may actually not be at all (Oregon, Georgia, TCU).

- I maintained ranking Notre Dame largely because Dayne Crist has been benched and this was a necessary step to their taking the next step. That and I'm easily overawed by Knute Rockne footage.

- Remember how last week I mentioned wanting to rank South Florida, but couldn't pull the trigger? Yeah. Sorry.

- I understand ranking LSU #1, but if Alabama played LSU on a neutral site right now, what's the line? Exactly.

- I dropped USC and Michigan St for lack of style points in victory. They'll have to earn their way back into my heart.

- I ranked Robert Griffin III #25 #26 in the country. Not Baylor. Just RGIII.

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