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This season isn't as bad as last with respect to starting from scratch nearly every week, and that's because nearly everyone is deeply flawed this season.

Damn, get a sunbed to Ann Arbor, stat.
Damn, get a sunbed to Ann Arbor, stat.
Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Your Week Six Who Needs A BlogPoll is live. Feel free to tell me why I'm a genius (For instance, if you wrongly want to dither about Ole Miss - Stanford, I'll happily do that. Namely, because Ole Miss has both the better win and the better loss.)

Rank

Team

Last Week

1

Utah Utes

1

2

Clemson Tigers

3

3

Texas A&M Aggies

2

4

Florida Gators

8

5

LSU Tigers

4

6

Ohio State Buckeyes

6

7

Alabama Crimson Tide

7

8

Michigan State Spartans

5

9

Baylor Bears

10

10

Michigan Wolverines

18

11

Ole Miss Rebels

12

12

Stanford Cardinal

17

13

TCU Horned Frogs

11

14

UCLA Bruins

14

15

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

16

16

Florida State Seminoles

20

17

Oklahoma State Cowboys

22

18

Iowa Hawkeyes

-

19

Oklahoma Sooners

9

20

Northwestern Wildcats

13

21

Memphis Tigers

23

22

Boise State Broncos

24

23

Toledo Rockets

25

24

Temple Owls

-

25

California Golden Bears

21

B1G Madness

Is this league actually any good? In some respects, it is. Michigan leads a group that also includes Sparty, Northwestern and Iowa in playing really sound football. And that doesn't even include the defending national champs. The Wolverines are the Rust Belt Alabama: a well-coached team that plays stifling defense, runs the ball, and passes just enough with an unheralded quarterback to win games. If these two teams are shutout of the playoffs, it make for one hellaciously fun Sugar Bowl.

Pitiful

The USC Trojans have found creative ways to play terribly, at least. This past week, against an undermanned Washington Huskies team, it was watching the offensive line implode. We now know Sarkisian is battling a serious alcohol problem, but that's another issue entirely. Finally, we have Georgia. Losing Chubb for the season was horrific, but fundamental breakdowns and choking away a 21-point lead were equally ghastly.

Big Twelve Morass

This week has to go Baylor, first. Then an TCU-Okie Lite tie...maybe? TCU has better talent, but that defense is an absolute trainwreck, and both struggled against a scrappy Kansas State team.

Sorting Out Season

As we are earnestly into October, it's time for the SEC to start sorting itself out, and it will do so in a big way over the next two weeks: Alabama-Texas A&M, Georgia-Mizzou, the WLOCP, Texas A&M-Ole Miss and LSU-Florida all take center stage. There's going to be so much blood on the field, y'all (in both a proverbial and very literal sense.)

If you want to know who your leader is going into the back nine, check back on November 1.

P12

Utah has the inside track for now, but something tells me that Stanford remains the biggest threat to reach the playoffs out of the entire bunch (and, get this, the Game pitting Stanford-Cal may actually be for the P12 North this year.) Meanwhile, Utah sees 4-2 Arizona State and UCLA 4-1 waiting in the wings should the Utes stumble. The Utes' schedule the next two weeks features a road game at Troy and then a visit by those self-same Sun Devils. Like the SEC-West, the P12 South should make a little more sense in two weeks.