Week One BlogPoll Released | Alabama at #1

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 1

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (81) 25.16 2.79 --
2 USC Trojans (10) 23.62 0.95 --
3 LSU Tigers 22.16 3.00 --
4 Oregon Ducks (1) 21.60 2.84 --
5 Florida St. Seminoles 18.20 4.94 --
6 West Virginia Mountaineers 17.77 3.09 --
7 Oklahoma Sooners 16.89 4.60 --
8 Georgia Bulldogs 16.86 4.35 --
9 Michigan St. Spartans 16.45 3.09 --
10 Clemson Tigers 15.52 3.35 --
11 Arkansas Razorbacks 14.11 4.93 --
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 14.00 4.34 --
13 Nebraska Cornhuskers 11.65 3.91 --
14 Ohio St. Buckeyes 11.16 5.74 --
15 Oklahoma St. Cowboys (1) 10.56 5.08 --
16 Virginia Tech Hokies 9.77 4.45 --
17 Wisconsin Badgers 9.10 4.84 --
18 Texas Longhorns 8.78 4.76 --
19 Michigan Wolverines 6.10 4.58 --
20 Kansas St. Wildcats 6.07 4.66 --
21 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 5.68 5.45 --
22 TCU Horned Frogs 5.13 4.41 --
23 Louisville Cardinals 4.00 3.87 --
24 Tennessee Volunteers 2.66 4.96 --
25 Stanford Cardinal 2.32 2.87 --
Others Receiving Votes: Ohio Bobcats | Florida Gators | Utah Utes | BYU Cougars | Boise St. Broncos | Baylor Bears | North Carolina Tar Heels | Central Florida Knights | Washington Huskies | Miami Hurricanes | Missouri Tigers | Nevada Wolf Pack | Connecticut Huskies | Duke Blue Devils | Northwestern Wildcats | UCLA Bruins | Iowa St. Cyclones | Mississippi St. Bulldogs | Texas A&M Aggies | South Florida Bulls | Illinois Fighting Illini | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Louisiana Ragin Cajuns | Purdue Boilermakers | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | Iowa Hawkeyes | Utah State Aggies | New Mexico Lobos | Temple Owls | Fresno St. Bulldogs | Colorado St. Rams | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Auburn Tigers | New Mexico St. Aggies | N.C. State Wolfpack
Updated: Sep 5, 2012 8:30 AM CDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

No surprise here folks, our own beloved Tide has jumped up to #1 in the first blogpoll of the season with 81 first place votes. Pac-12 powers USC and Oregon and Oklahoma State (?) were the only other teams to grab first place votes. A few thoughts:

- Unlike the AP poll, the bloggers aren't nearly as high on the SEC. The AP has Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Arkansas, and South Carolina in it's Top Ten, while only Bama, LSU, and Georgia remain in the blogpoll. After watching the crapfest that was SC/Vandy Thursday night I'd say we got that one right. Also, Florida fell out entirely after underwhelming against Bowling Green. Of course someone did vote for Auburn, so, you know, bloggers amirite?!

- Michigan dropped all the way to #19, which is probably where they should have been all along anyway. :/

- Tennessee climbs in at #24, which isn't a bad place to put them after they put on a pretty good display against NC State. Probably should have included them on my ballot as well but the Vols are such an afterthought at this point that I honestly didn't even think about them until the point was raised in the comments. #sickburn

- Kinda glad Oklahoma State is at 15, though someone actually voted them #1, probably for some foolish "margin of victory/lol it's early in the season and we're raging against the system" reasons. I had them in my top ten, but wasn't happy about it. I have no idea what I'm doing...

- Oklahoma is still in the top ten, on the other hand, so not really sure the reasoning behind keeping them so highly ranked unless, unlike South Carolina, no one was actually watching.

- Louisville? Eh.

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