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2014 college football rankings, Week 11: Colorado State still not ranked

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Colorado State is still not ranked after its closer than expected win against San Jose State on Saturday.

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado State Rams are the closest thing that the Mountain West has to be ranked in the AP or coaches poll. The Rams played in a closer than expected game against the San Jose Spartans to win 38-31.

However, the game itself was not that close. Give credit to the Spartans for taking advantage of the Rams miscues. Colorado State had a punt bounce of its own player and San Jose State picked it up and then converted that into a touchdown. Later in the game on a field goal attempt the Rams botched on what appeared to be a fake, and then San Jose State's Tyler Ervin scored on the next play from scrimmage for 89 yards and a touchdown.

Not saying that the pollsters don't pay attention, well actually I am, they don't have time to look at how these games actually played out and just look at the box score. Can't blame them because there is no time to do enough quality research on these games.

With that being said, Colorado State is earning 81 points in the coaches poll which is good for 27th and then in the AP poll they are 26th with 67 points. Boise State is also getting consideration in the coaches poll with five points.

Look for Colorado State to be ranked next week if they can get a win over Hawaii,

AP Coaches Massey
1 Mississippi State Mississippi State Auburn
2 Florida State Florida State Alabama
3 Auburn Auburn Mississippi State
4 Alabama Alabama Florida State
5 Oregon Oregon Ole Miss
6 TCU Michigan State Oregon
7 Michigan State TCU Kansas State
8 Notre Dame Notre Dame LSU
9 Kansas State Kansas State TCU
10 Baylor Baylor Oklahoma
11 Arizona State Ohio State Michigan State
12 Ole Miss Arizona State Baylor
13 Ohio State Ole Miss Arizona State
14 LSU Nebraska Georgia
15 Nebraska LSU UCLA
16 Oklahoma Oklahoma Notre Dame
17 Georgia Georgia Nebraska
18 UCLA UCLA Clemson
19 Clemson Clemson Ohio State
20 Utah Duke West Virginia
21 Arizona Arizona Missouri
22 Duke Utah USC
23 Marshall Marshall Texas A&M
24 West Virginia Wisconsin Arizona
25 Wisconsin West Virginia Florida