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rocket31
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AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1



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Vlad The Inhaler
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
1. Alabama (45) 1-0 1,481 2
2. USC (11) 1-0 1,435 1
3. LSU (4) 1-0 1,382 3
4. Oregon 1-0 1,295 5
5. Oklahoma 1-0 1,170 4
6. Florida St. 1-0 1,135 7
7. Georgia 1-0 1,083 6
8. Arkansas 1-0 992 10
9. South Carolina 1-0 980 9
9. West Virginia 1-0 980 11
11. Michigan St. 1-0 915 13
12. Clemson 1-0 788 14
13. Wisconsin 1-0 664 12
14. Ohio St. 1-0 634 18
15. Virginia Tech 1-0 604 16
16. Nebraska 1-0 603 17
17. Texas 1-0 584 15
18. Oklahoma St. 1-0 558 19
19. Michigan 0-1 446 8
20. TCU 0-0 355 20
21. Kansas St. 1-0 339 22
22. Notre Dame 1-0 198 NR
23. Louisville 1-0 190 25
24. Florida 1-0 145 23
25. Stanford 1-0 131 21


The Easter Bunny
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
As they should be at this point, just like I said the winner of LSU/Oregon should be last year. Hopefully the pollsters continue to be fluid throughout the season


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dukke v
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Texas St. Recieving 10 points.


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H-Town Tiger
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Not surprising, but Michigan was grossly over rated. Take Michigan's roster, give it to Illinois and they probably aren't ranked.


The Easter Bunny
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Can tell they ran out of teams to rank at the end with Florida and Stanford on there.


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lsu480
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Where is Arizona State?


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Vlad The Inhaler
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
My $.02....



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1. Alabama (45) 1-0 1,481 2
2. USC (11) 1-0 1,435 1
3. LSU (4) 1-0 1,382 3

Fine with this

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4. Oregon 1-0 1,295 5
5. Oklahoma 1-0 1,170 4

Also makes sense
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6. Florida St. 1-0 1,135 7
7. Georgia 1-0 1,083 6

Ok with this too

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8. Arkansas 1-0 992 10

Seems generous to gain two spots for a 49-24 win over FCS team but who else I guess

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9. South Carolina 1-0 980 9
9. West Virginia 1-0 980 11

WVU should be higher

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11. Michigan St. 1-0 915 13

2 spots to squeeze out a win at home vs. rebuilt Boise?

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12. Clemson 1-0 788 14

Should be higher

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13. Wisconsin 1-0 664 12

Should be lower. 26-21 over Northern Iowa?

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14. Ohio St. 1-0 634 18
15. Virginia Tech 1-0 604 16
16. Nebraska 1-0 603 17
17. Texas 1-0 584 15
18. Oklahoma St. 1-0 558 19

Whatever

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19. Michigan 0-1 446 8

LOL

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20. TCU 0-0 355 20
21. Kansas St. 1-0 339 22

Okay

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22. Notre Dame 1-0 198 NR

Please

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23. Louisville 1-0 190 25

Sure


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24. Florida 1-0 145 23
25. Stanford 1-0 131 21

I hope these teams are still ranked by default and default alone.


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Boise State 79, Tennessee 73, Brigham Young 63, North Carolina 48, Baylor 38, Utah 34, Washington 15, Georgia Tech 14, Ohio 10, TEXSTATE 10, Missouri 7, Texas A&M 5, South Florida 5, UCF 4, Mississippi State 3, Auburn 3, Cincinnati 2


I would have put BYU at 24 and Boise at 25.
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Baloo
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
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Take Michigan's roster, give it to Illinois and they probably aren't ranked.

I don't think so. Pollsters go all squishy for a senior QB, especially one as high profile as Denard. But I do agree that #8 or whatever was crazy talk.

Hard to make any judgments on most teams based on glorified scrimmages.


tduecen
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
NOTRE DAME IS RANKED OMG.....




rocket31
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
updated with coaches poll now included


TT9
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Damn,was hoping SC would stay at 1.


Zamoro10
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Bama is the defending champ (not that this should factor) but they look great.

They should be the clear cut #1

Top 4 should be clear cut right now too.

But...
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5. Oklahoma 1-0 1,170 4
6. Florida St. 1-0 1,135 7
7. Georgia 1-0 1,083 6
8. Arkansas 1-0 992 10
9. South Carolina 1-0 980 9
9. West Virginia 1-0 980 11


This could be completely re-arranged and teams like South Carolina and Georgia and Oklahoma should be moved down until they prove that they deserve it.

And why preseason polls fail - especially the idiotic and rarely fluid Coaches Poll.

Notre Dame should be ranked way ahead of Stanford who shouldn't be ranked at all.
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Zamoro10
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Michigan dropped from 8th to 19th, yet another reminder that there's more disincentive than incentive to schedule tough.


Stewart Mandel.

...and apparently in a unique double-twist...the pollsters have decided that 1) Bama is fantastic (by moving them up to #1) and Michigan sucks (by dropping them so far) at the same time.


SouljaBreauxTellEm
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re: AP Poll and Coaches Poll Released Week 2: Alabama is New #1
Yeah I don't get the Stanford at 21 ranking myself.


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loweralabamatrojan
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Damn,was hoping SC would stay at 1.

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I hope it pisses our team off and keeps them motivated.


H-Town Tiger
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Pollsters go all squishy for a senior QB, especially one as high profile as Denard. But I do agree that #8 or whatever was crazy talk.


ok, maybe Ill would be ranked 23 or something. #8 was insane. Alabama -12 was a layup bet, but I don't beleive in profiting from the truimphs of evil.


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H-Town Tiger
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and Michigan sucks (by dropping them so far) at the same time.


if they thought UM sucked, they wouldn't be ranked at all.


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Ford Frenzy
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I watched the entire OU game vs. UTEP and I can't justify them at 5 and I really don't know how anyone who watched them could do the same


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St Augustine
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I hope it pisses our team off and keeps them motivated.


yep...all 30 of them


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