The top three spots in the Week 8 Mid-Major top 10 poll remain the same with Fresno State taking four of the five first place votes, the other goes to Northern Illinois and in third place is 6-1 Ball State.
Some movers in the poll are Wyoming who made the big leap by moving up three spots to No. 6 and are ahead of BYU. On the other end of the spectrum is East Carolina who went from No. 4 to No. 9 after losing to Tulane 36-33. Speaking of Tulane, they are now No. 8 and moved up one spot from last week.c
Voting this week was comprised of one ballot from each of the following blogs: UB Bull Run (Buffalo), Cowboy Altitude (Wyoming), Miner Rush (UTEP), Mountain West Connection (MWC) and Hustle Belt (MAC).
Here is the Week 8 poll, and now is your chance to love or hate this week's poll.
|1||Fresno State||5-0 (2-0 MWC)||49 (4)||1|
|2||Northern Illinois||6-0 (2-0 MAC)||46 (1)||2|
|3||Ball State||6-1 (3-0 MAC)||40||3|
|4||Boise State||4-2 (2-1 MWC)||30||5|
|5||Bowling Green||5-2 (3-0 MAC)||23||7|
|6||Wyoming||4-2 (2-0 MWC)||20||9|
|8||Tulane||5-2 (3-0 C-USA)||17||9|
|9||East Carolina||4-2 (2-1 C-USA)||10||4|
|10||Rice||4-2 (3-0 C-USA)||9||NR|
|Dropped Out: Ohio | Others Receiving Votes: Western Kentucky (8), Marshall (6), Buffalo (2)|