This week’s action was apparently not enough to convince the coaches that they needed to change much of anything, as the top six in the week three USA Today Coaches’ Poll is the same as it was last week.
Nebraska comes away with a surprising No. 1 vote in the poll, Alabama gets the same 55 as they did last week and Ohio State gets three.
Boise State starts its hard climb back towards the top two spots, gaining some points since last week, but still facing a large gap between their point total and that of Ohio State and ‘Bama.
Nebraska uses their first place vote and a shellacking of Washington to jump up one spot from No. 8 to No. 7, while Florida trades places by moving down a spot.
Wisconsin makes their season debut in the top ten, seemingly taking the place of Iowa as the second Big Ten team in the top ten of the rankings. The Badgers were likely a missed extra point away from going into overtime with the less than stellar Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday.
The distance between the top nine and Wisconsin is shockingly large, and it seems as though the coaches only truly believe in nine teams’ capabilities as a national title contender.
USA Today Coaches’ Poll – September 19th
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