Week 9: Georgia stays No. 1 after victory over Florida

No changes in this week’s SMP Football top 5. Two ties at the bottom mean 26 teams are recognized this week. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 27 Georgia 699 8-0 (6-0) — 2 1 Cincinnati 652 8-0 (4-0) — 3 Alabama 615 7-1 (4-1) — 4 Oklahoma 606 9-0 (6-0) — 5 Ohio StateContinue reading “Week 9: Georgia stays No. 1 after victory over Florida”

Week 8: Close calls prevent major shakeup in SMP Top 5, chaos reigns in rest of poll

No. 2 Cincinnati and No. 4 Oklahoma nearly hurt their chances at the College Football Playoff in close wins this weekend in games against Navy and Kansas. Upsets for Penn State, Coastal Carolina and NC State hurt their poll ranking, with many teams moving up from last weeks’ poll following their losses. Rank Team PointsContinue reading “Week 8: Close calls prevent major shakeup in SMP Top 5, chaos reigns in rest of poll”

Week 7: Georgia, Cincinnati hold top two, Texas schools rise

Following Iowa’s upset to Purdue, the Cincinnati Bearcats have claimed the No. 2 spot behind the Georgia Bulldogs. Texas A&M, Baylor, SMU and UTSA all moved up or entered the rankings this week, while UTEP and Texas Tech received votes. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 35 Georgia 923 7-0 — 2 2 Cincinnati 882Continue reading “Week 7: Georgia, Cincinnati hold top two, Texas schools rise”

Week 6: Alabama drops, Georgia’s No. 1 and 3 teams receive first place votes

What a week, y’all. I don’t have any insight or anything this week. If the SMP was in charge, one of the playoff games would be Cincinnati vs. Iowa. How could you not love college football. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 45 Georgia 1173 6-0 +1 2 1 Iowa 1116 6-0 +3 3 1Continue reading “Week 6: Alabama drops, Georgia’s No. 1 and 3 teams receive first place votes”

Week 5: 5 teams drop out of SMP after volatile week of college football

Five teams dropped out of this weeks Student Media Poll top 25 poll after losses by nine of last week’s top 25 teams. Seven teams in the top 25 now come from the SEC, and Cincinnati broke into the top three after a win over Notre Dame. Kentucky joined the poll after an upset ofContinue reading “Week 5: 5 teams drop out of SMP after volatile week of college football”

Week 4: Arkansas makes big move, 3 new teams enter poll after chaotic week

After one of the most chaotic weeks of college football in recent memory, many teams made big moves up and down in this week’s SMP Poll. Arkansas jumped to No. 11 following a victory over Texas A&M, Notre Dame moved back into the top ten following a victory over Wisconsin, and Clemson and Iowa StateContinue reading “Week 4: Arkansas makes big move, 3 new teams enter poll after chaotic week”

Week 3: Oregon moves into top 3, Alabama stays No. 1

Oregon has moved into the top three in this week’s SMP Poll after a blowout win against Stony Brook. Clemson dropped after a close win over Georgia Tech, and three new teams entered the poll. Alabama stayed No. 1, but Georgia pick up two first place votes, stealing a unanimous No. 1 from the CrimsonContinue reading “Week 3: Oregon moves into top 3, Alabama stays No. 1”

Week 2 Poll: Alabama stays No. 1, new teams enter top 5

Alabama remains the unanimous No. 1 after Week 2. Oregon, Cincinnati and Iowa all join the top 5. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 Alabama (53) 1325 2-0 — 2 Georgia 1269 2-0 — 3 Oklahoma 1164 2-0 +1 4 Oregon 1105 2-0 +7 T-5 Cincinnati 1032 2-0 +2 T-5 Iowa 1032 2-0 +5 7Continue reading “Week 2 Poll: Alabama stays No. 1, new teams enter top 5”

Week 1 Poll: Alabama unanimous No. 1, major shuffle after upset-filled opening week

Alabama stayed at No. 1 — this time unanimous — in this week’s SMP Top 25 poll. Three schools dropped out, and multiple schools moved up or down by four or more places. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 67 Alabama 1675 1-0 – 2 Georgia 1592 1-0 +3 3 Ohio State 1528 1-0 +1Continue reading “Week 1 Poll: Alabama unanimous No. 1, major shuffle after upset-filled opening week”

Inaugural Student Media Poll features Alabama as Preseason No. 1, College Football Playoff Predictions

In the inaugural Student Media Poll, including voters from all FBS conferences, Alabama was selected as the No. 1 college football team in the nation. The Crimson Tide led the preseason poll, securing 52 first place votes, followed by Clemson in second with nine first place votes. The SEC led conferences with six teams inContinue reading “Inaugural Student Media Poll features Alabama as Preseason No. 1, College Football Playoff Predictions”