Ratto's AP Top 25 Poll (109)

October 10, 2011, 2:22 am
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Every week, our intrepid jackass . . . sorry, senior insider Ray Ratto votes in the Associated Press College Football Poll. This is this weeks latest stab at perfection.

RANKTEAMLAST WEEKTHIS WEEKCOMMENT1LSUBEAT FLORIDA, 41-11At TennesseeAre there any non-believers left?2ALABAMABEAT VANDERBILT, 38-10At MississippiNovember 5 looks bigger and bigger3OKLAHOMABEAT TEXAS, 55-17At KansasNovember 6 looks bigger and bigger4BOISE STATEBEAT FRESNO STATE, 57-7At Colorado StateBrilliantly positioned to be odd man out again5CLEMSONBEAT BOSTON COLLEGE, 36-14At MarylandWasn't that long ago that this would have been an impressive result6WISCONSINSat idly while rest of would toiledINDIANAMichigan State in two weeks looks intriguing7STANFORDBEAT COLORADO, 48-7At Washington StateEventually, a challenge will reveal itself8OKLAHOMA STATEBEAT KANSAS, 70-28At TexasThis is suddenly less daunting a game for 'Pokes9ARKANSASBEAT AUBURN, 38-14Kickin' back for the time beingHolding serve until South Carolina November 510OREGONBEAT CALIFORNIA, 43-15ARIZONA STATEA possible Pac-12 title game preview, for what little that may be worth11MICHIGANBEAT NORTHWESTERN, 42-24At Michigan StateA halftime scare was all this was12GEORGIA TECHBEAT MARYLAND, 21-16at VirginiaNot a brilliant result, but sufficient13TEXAS A&MBEAT TEXAS TECH, 45-40BAYLORAs predicted here, Tech was better than it seems14WEST VIRGINIABEAT CONNECTICUT, 43-16Accordion lessonsJust lookin' for a home15VIRGINIA TECHBEAT MIAMI, 38-35at Wake ForestA bigger game than expected, suddenly16ILLINOISBEAT INDIANA, 41-20OHIO STATE"Is Ohio State still in the league?" not a question Illinois fans ever figured to ask17KANSAS STATEBEAT MISSOURI, 24-17At Texas TechOkay, so we were late on these guys. Calm the hell down18HOUSTONBEAT EAST CAROLINA, 56-3Admiring that"0" at the end of their recordWish we had more confidence in Conference USA19TEXASLost Oklahoma, 55-17OKLAHOMA STATENow that'll straighten your teeth20NEBRASKABEAT OHIO STATE, 34-27Game-planning for MinnesotaThat ought to kill a half-hour21SOUTH CAROLINABEAT KENTUCKY, 54-3At Mississippi StateSpurrier has his quarterback, at least until Thursday22BAYLORBEAT IOWA STATE, 49-26At Texas A&MThis could be last call, or it could be one last middle finger to the SEC23ARIZONA STATEBEAT UTAH, 35-14At OregonBet they lead at halftime, and then they don't24TEXAS TECHLost to Texas A&M, 45-40KANSAS STATEA big'un, no question25WAKE FORESTBEAT FLORIDA STATE, 35-30VIRGINIA TECHReplaced Washington, which had the week off. That'll teach them not to be indolent