Alabama Claims Top Spot In Week 3 Of BlogPoll

The latest SB Nation BlogPoll is out and the Alabama Crimson Tide now hold a commanding lead with 88 first place votes, and as expected no Mountain West teams. Boise State is still a fringe team just on the outside looking in. However, if you are a MAC fan then you are in luck as they make it an appearance at No. 25.

Our ballot this week had a huge swing that ended up being the third most out of any site. We are no where near BHGP, as they crush the competition. Our movement into this area is because on my half I dropped TCU, Florida State and Arkansas from the rankings. While moving up Oregon State, Louisiana-Monroe and UCLA into the rankings.

# Blog Team Ballot Swing
1 Black Heart Gold Pants Iowa Hawkeyes ballot 442
2 Tom Fornelli Notre Dame Fighting Irish ballot 168
3 Mountain West Connection Utah Utes ballot 162
4 SpartyMSU Michigan St. Spartans ballot 154
5 Frogs O' War TCU Horned Frogs ballot 146

With a two-person poll, Chris' formula evens out some of my wackiness for dropping teams who play FCS opponents way down the list. Eventually teams like Florida State and TCU will make their way back into the rankings at some point.

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 8:00 AM MDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

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