BlogPoll Top 25 Ballot Week Two Draft: Hello, Boise

After the jump, my week two college football ballot draft for SB Nation's BlogPoll Top 25. Final ballots will be tallied and posted across the network tomorrow morning. Onward:

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

SB Nation Atlanta Ballot - Week 2

Rank Team Delta
1 Boise St. Broncos Arrow_up 10
2 Ohio St. Buckeyes Arrow_down -1
3 TCU Horned Frogs Arrow_up 9
4 Oregon Ducks Arrow_up 5
5 Alabama Crimson Tide Arrow_down -1
6 Texas Longhorns Arrow_down -3
7 Miami Hurricanes Arrow_up 1
8 Iowa Hawkeyes Arrow_down -1
9 Florida Gators Arrow_down -4
10 USC Trojans Arrow_up 5
11 Utah Utes Arrow_up 13
12 Wisconsin Badgers Arrow_down -2
13 Georgia Bulldogs Arrow_up 3
14 Penn St. Nittany Lions --
15 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Arrow_up 4
16 West Virginia Mountaineers Arrow_up 4
17 Michigan Wolverines --
18 Florida St. Seminoles Arrow_up 4
19 LSU Tigers Arrow_down -2
20 Auburn Tigers Arrow_down -2
21 Virginia Tech Hokies Arrow_down -15
22 Oklahoma Sooners Arrow_down -20
23 BYU Cougars --
24 Texas Tech Red Raiders --
25 South Carolina Gamecocks --
Dropouts: Pittsburgh Panthers, North Carolina Tar Heels, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Navy Midshipmen

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Top 25 Rankings "


  • Three teams -- Boise State, TCU, and Utah -- beat very good teams and thus jumped. LSU also beat a good team, but did so in the most hideous possible way while facing UNC's JV squad. I didn't want to drop UNC after they almost won despite their handicaps, but a handful of newcomers were simply more impressive.
  • New number one. But they won't stay there long.
  • Michigan looked great in handily beating UConn. I've always thought of Michigan and Notre Dame as being the most consistently overrated programs, so introducing them at number 13 was tough, but soundly beating a good team trumps running up the score on a crappy team.
  • Oklahoma survived Utah State by a single score, and the game was close all afternoon.
  • Virginia Tech is the only losing team to remain. Just couldn't unrank Tyrod Taylor after his team falls in the last minute of a top ten opponent's most important game ever, though the Hokies were certainly disappointing.
  • BYU, South Carolina, and Texas Tech all beat respectable opponents (Washington, Southern Miss, and SMU, respectively), while Nebraska beat one of the worst teams in the nation, Western Kentucky.
  • Tempted to leave Navy onboard at number 25. If not for three mystifying goal-line fumbles, they would've beaten Maryland by at least 18 points.

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