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2016 BRING ON THE CATS TOP 25 POLL: Week 2

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In which Georgia plummets after an uninspiring win over an FCS team and Louisville jumps upward after a dominant road victory in conference play.

Georgia was able to hold off Nicholls State two weeks ago, but it was not similarly able to stave off dropping nine spots in last week's BlogPoll.
Georgia was able to hold off Nicholls State two weeks ago, but it was not similarly able to stave off dropping nine spots in last week's BlogPoll.
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As I await the voters' ballots for this week, let's kill some time by finally posting the results from last week's BlogPoll.

This time, my excuse for the lateness of this post is ... well, I suck. That's pretty much it. Well, plus the fact that I haven't yet found a way to transfer this complicated HTML table code easily into the new post editing system.

Some stagnant performances led to some downward adjustments, with the worst belonging to Georgia after its putrid performance against Nicholls State. LSU and Ole Miss were punished a week late for their losses.

TCU and Oklahoma State similarly were punished for last week's losses, but when you think about it, do a double-overtime loss and a controversial defeat that shouldn't have happened, both to now-BlogPoll-ranked teams, justify dropping out entirely? The slate of voters said yes, but I leave the ultimate determination up to our readership.

In this post, poll results again are posted without analysis, for obvious reasons of being ancient history at this point:

Bring On The Cats Top 25 Poll — Week 2

Rank AP Team Record Points Delta
1 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (7) 2-0 191
2 2 Florida State Seminoles 2-0 182 Arrow_up 1
3 3 Ohio State Buckeyes 2-0 178 Arrow_down 1
4 6 Houston Cougars (1) 2-0 173
5 5 Clemson Tigers 2-0 149 Arrow_down 1
6 4 Michigan Wolverines 2-0 148 Arrow_up 1
7 9 Wisconsin Badgers 2-0 147 Arrow_up 4
8 7 Stanford Cardinal 1-0 144 Arrow_down 2
9 10 Louisville Cardinals 2-0 136 Arrow_up 7
10 11 Texas Longhorns 2-0 120 Arrow_up 2
11 8 Washington Huskies 2-0 119 Arrow_up 2
12 12 Michigan State Spartans 1-0 112 Arrow_down 3
13 13 Iowa Hawkeyes 2-0 94 Arrow_up 1
14 17 Texas A&M Aggies 2-0 86 Arrow_up 5
15 21 Baylor Bears 2-0 74 Arrow_up 2
16 22 Oregon Ducks 2-0 71 Arrow_up 2
17 16 Georgia Bulldogs 2-0 70 Arrow_down 9
18 14 Oklahoma Sooners 1-1 53 Arrow_up 1
19 15 Tennessee Volunteers 2-0 47 Arrow_up 2
20 24 Arkansas Razorbacks 2-0 38 NR
21 26 Utah Utes 2-0 31 Arrow_up 1
22 36 Central Michigan Chippewas 2-0 29 NR
23 NR Minnesota Golden Gophers 2-0 26 NR
23 NR Navy Midshipmen 2-0 26 NR
25 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 1-1 23
Dropouts: TCU Horned Frogs, Oklahoma State Cowboys, LSU Tigers, Ole Miss Rebels
Others Receiving Votes: Florida 21, Army 20, Miami 17, West Virginia 11, Mississippi 9, Air Force 8, Boise State 8, San Diego State 8, LSU 6, Pittsburgh 6, TCU 6, Cincinnati 5, Toledo 5, Georgia Southern 2, East Carolina 1

Once again, your voters are myself, Jon Morse, JT VanGilder, Luke Thompson, PurpleBrunette, TheBigE, wildcat00 and KSUEMAW!