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College Football Rankings: Air Force Loses Votes In BlogPoll; Baylor Makes Huge Gain After Defeating TCU

The Week 2 BlogPoll is out and there's a new No. 1 in the country. The LSU Tigers jumped from No. 6 to the top spot by picking up 41 first-place votes. The Oklahoma Sooners stayed at No. 2 while previously No. 1 Alabama dropped to No. 3.

Among the Mountain West teams, the No. 4 Boise State Broncos stayed in the same position as they were in Week 1, even after a convincing victory over the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. The TCU Horned Frogs lost to the Baylor Bears, 50-48, to open the season and voters dropped them out of the top 25. According to the results, TCU received one vote for being the No. 10 team in the nation, but most voters put them in the 18-25 range.

That victory propelled the Bears up 53 spots in the rankings to No. 18, which might be the biggest leap in the BlogPoll's history. Robert Griffin III was outstanding both passing and running the ball against the Horned Frogs and should be a Heisman contender if the Bears can continue to come together. They appeared as high as No. 2 on one ballot.

The Air Force Falcons received eight votes in the first BlogPoll release and moved down to five this week. Will a victory over TCU this Saturday boost them up several spots?

SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 College Football Rankings

Results for Week 2

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 LSU Tigers (41) 23.63 2.42 Arrow_up 5
2 Oklahoma Sooners (27) 23.14 1.57 --
3 Alabama Crimson Tide (21) 22.68 3.12 Arrow_down -2
4 Boise St. Broncos (4) 22.16 1.86 --
5 Stanford Cardinal (2) 19.47 3.32 Arrow_up 2
6 Florida St. Seminoles 18.80 2.92 Arrow_down -1
7 Wisconsin Badgers 18.41 3.13 Arrow_up 1
8 Texas A&M Aggies 16.11 3.70 Arrow_up 2
9 Nebraska Cornhuskers 15.39 4.54 --
10 Virginia Tech Hokies 14.65 4.33 Arrow_up 1
11 Oklahoma St. Cowboys 13.82 4.99 Arrow_up 2
12 South Carolina Gamecocks 12.77 4.21 --
13 Arkansas Razorbacks 12.27 4.76 Arrow_up 1
14 Oregon Ducks 12.26 6.03 Arrow_down -11
15 Ohio St. Buckeyes 9.86 4.27 Arrow_up 4
16 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 9.37 4.21 Arrow_up 4
17 Michigan St. Spartans 6.72 4.78 Arrow_down -1
18 Baylor Bears 6.45 6.48 Arrow_up 53
19 Florida Gators 6.26 4.22 Arrow_up 4
20 West Virginia Mountaineers 6.12 3.67 Arrow_up 1
21 South Florida Bulls 5.26 5.93 Arrow_up 15
22 Missouri Tigers 4.03 3.97 --
23 Penn St. Nittany Lions 2.60 3.77 Arrow_up 4
24 Houston Cougars 2.21 3.95 Arrow_up 7
25 Texas Longhorns 2.13 3.12 Arrow_up 1
Others Receiving Votes: Arizona St. Sun Devils | BYU Cougars | TCU Horned Frogs | Northwestern Wildcats | USC Trojans | Georgia Bulldogs | Michigan Wolverines | Auburn Tigers | Maryland Terrapins | Iowa Hawkeyes | Clemson Tigers | Hawaii Warriors | Syracuse Orange | Central Florida Knights | Utah Utes | Pittsburgh Panthers | Northern Illinois Huskies | California Golden Bears | Cincinnati Bearcats | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Notre Dame Fighting Irish | Utah State Aggies | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arizona Wildcats | Ohio Bobcats | Air Force Falcons | Washington St. Cougars | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Virginia Cavaliers | Southern Miss. Golden Eagles | Miami Hurricanes | Arkansas St. Red Wolves | Oregon St. Beavers | Toledo Rockets | Temple Owls | Nevada Wolf Pack | Tennessee Volunteers | Connecticut Huskies | Purdue Boilermakers | N.C. State Wolfpack | Fla. International Golden Panthers | UAB Blazers | Vanderbilt Commodores | SMU Mustangs | Eastern Michigan Eagles
Updated: Sep 7, 2011 9:08 AM EDT

Total Ballots: 94

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