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Mountaineers Move Up In Both Polls

Mountaineers Move Up In Both Polls

After a win over Tennesssee in the Belk College Kickoff, the West Virginia Mountaineers move up three spots in both major college football polls.

In the AP Top 25, West Virginia moved from 17 to 14.

Rank Team Previous Movement
1 Alabama (48) 1
2 Clemson (12) 2
3 Georgia 3
4 Ohio State 5 +1
5 Wisconsin 4 -1
6 Oklahoma 7 +1
7 Auburn 9 +2
8 Notre Dame 12 +4
9 Washington 6 -3
10 Stanford 13 +3
11 LSU 25 +14
12 Virginia Tech 20 +8
13 Penn State 10 -3
14 West Virginia 17 +3
15 Michigan State 11 -4
16 TCU 16 -7
17 USC 15 -2
18 Mississippi State 18
19 UCF 21 +3
20 Boise State 22 +2
21 Michigan 14 -7
22 Miami 8 -14
23 Oregon 24 +1
24 South Carolina NR
25 Florida NR
Others Receiving Votes Utah 71, Oklahoma St. 62, Boston College 31, Texas A&M 29, Northwestern 28, Maryland 12, Mississippi 11, NC State 9, Florida St. 8, Memphis 6, Houston 6, Washington St. 6, Iowa St. 4, Kansas St. 3, Iowa 3, Hawaii 3, BYU 3, Fresno St. 1, Arkansas St. 1.

Then in the week 2 Coaches Poll, the Mountaineers moved from 20 to 17.

2018 Week 2 Coaches Poll

Rank Team Previous Movement
1 Alabama (59) 1
2 Clemson (3) 2
3 Georgia 4 +1
4 Ohio State 3 -1
5 Oklahoma 5
6 Wisconsin 7 +1
7 Auburn 10 +3
8 Notre Dame 11 +3
9 Stanford 13 +4
10 Penn State 9 -1
11 Washington 6 -5
12 USC 15 +3
13 Michigan State 12 -1
14 Virginia Tech 17 +3
15 LSU 24 +9
16 TCU 16
17 West Virginia 20 +3
18 Mississippi State 18
19 Boise State 22
20 UCF 23 +3
21 Miami 8 -13
22 Michigan 14 -8
23 Oklahoma State NR
24 South Carolina NR
25 Florida NR

LSU vaulted from 25 to 11 in the AP Top 25 while Miami dropped from 8 to 22.

Trending: Will Grier Named Big 12 Offensive Play of the Week

At this point in the season the rankings mean little to nothing, but let’s be honest, it’s pretty cool to see a high ranking by your team. Plus it’s easier to look up top 25 scores on your phone.

 

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