Week 2 BlogPoll Results are In!

Things I don't understand here:

1) USC continues to fall for a second straight week, without so much as a close call, when they were 4,000 miles from home playing Syracuse at MetLife Stadium.

2) Is it me, or was georgia's win less impressive than it looked? As 3-touchdown wins go, I'm not particularly impressed when you're losing with 18 minutes to play (with 3:00 to play in the 3rd, Mizzou led 20-17). I'd give credit for the margin to a) Jarvis Jones being terrifying to play against, and b) Mizzou absolutely falling apart in the 4th quarter. A good conference win? No question. Good enough to move you up 3 spots in the top 10, passing teams who didn't lose or look particularly bad? Not in my opinion.

3) West Virginia didn't play and fell 3 spots....anyone care to explain that one?

4) Ohio State got a first-place vote. I don't think anything else needs to be said.

5) Florida wins in a similar "opponent fell apart" fashion to georgia, though by only 3 points, and moves up 10 spots. WHO THE HELL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS?

6) Please observe the "others receiving votes" list. First off, it's enormous, indicating nobody knows who to put where (in other news, it's week 2). Also, notice some of the teams included....Duke Blue Devils (after a 5-TD loss to Stanford), Middle Tennessee St Blue Raiders (lost to McNeese State in Week 1), Arkansas Razorbacks (was it not a foregone conclusion that losing to ULM at home gets you an automatic departing from the top 25?), and the Miami Hurricanes (struggled against BC before getting straight up embarrassed by a solid 39 points against Kansas State). It seems as though some men just want to watch the world burn.

Actual poll after the jump.


College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 2

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (88) 24.90 0.46 --
2 LSU Tigers (2) 22.93 2.33 Arrow_up 1
3 USC Trojans (3) 21.93 4.41 Arrow_down -1
4 Oregon Ducks 20.89 4.16 --
5 Georgia Bulldogs 19.16 2.38 Arrow_up 3
6 Florida St. Seminoles 17.45 6.06 Arrow_down -1
7 Oklahoma Sooners 17.00 5.38 --
8 Michigan St. Spartans 16.99 2.84 Arrow_up 1
9 West Virginia Mountaineers 16.33 4.98 Arrow_down -3
10 Clemson Tigers 15.49 3.49 --
11 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.80 4.78 Arrow_up 1
12 Kansas St. Wildcats 12.56 4.05 Arrow_up 8
13 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 12.48 5.44 Arrow_up 1
14 Virginia Tech Hokies 11.99 3.84 Arrow_up 2
15 Texas Longhorns 11.01 4.25 Arrow_up 3
16 TCU Horned Frogs 7.94 4.78 Arrow_up 6
17 Florida Gators 6.77 4.55 Arrow_up 10
18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 6.66 4.71 Arrow_up 3
19 Louisville Cardinals 5.98 3.80 Arrow_up 4
20 UCLA Bruins 5.90 4.74 Arrow_up 21
21 Michigan Wolverines 5.34 4.44 Arrow_down -2
22 Stanford Cardinal 5.07 4.85 Arrow_up 3
23 Arizona Wildcats 4.90 4.99 --
24 Tennessee Volunteers 3.97 4.49 --
25 Ohio Bobcats 1.61 3.22 Arrow_up 1
Others Receiving Votes: BYU Cougars | Oregon St. Beavers | Baylor Bears | ULM Warhawks | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Boise St. Broncos | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northwestern Wildcats | Utah State Aggies | Arkansas Razorbacks | Iowa St. Cyclones | Wisconsin Badgers | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Cincinnati Bearcats | Air Force Falcons | South Florida Bulls | Central Florida Knights | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Louisiana Ragin Cajuns | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Wake Forest Demon Deacons | Duke Blue Devils | Rice Owls | Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Miami Hurricanes | North Carolina Tar Heels | N.C. State Wolfpack
Updated: Sep 11, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

How'd we do, readers? Everything nice and clear as mud for you? Is this a complete and total mess. Should Georgia Tech be a Top-25 team at this point? What about if we beat Virginia?

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