The voters within the AP High 25 and Coaches Ballot have a singular problem to beat within the 2020 season.
The polls launched following every week of motion might be absent a number of normal suspects, not as a result of they’re undeserving, however as a result of they are not enjoying. So normal fixtures comparable to Ohio State, Michigan, Oregon and others — all groups lacking out because the Pac-12 and Massive Ten postpone their seasons — is not going to be represented in every new ballot of the season.
Even SEC groups, which is not going to start play till Sept. 26, might throw a wrench within the early voting course of.
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That stated, there was sufficient motion this week to find out which groups should be on the prime of the rankings. No. 1 Clemson, for instance, was overwhelmingly dominant behind quarterback Trevor Lawrence in a 37-13 win over the Demon Deacons. No. Three Oklahoma and No. eight Texas have been equally dominant in opposition to outmatched opponents in Missouri State and UTEP, respectively, successful by a mixed rating of 107-Three.
Different groups, comparable to No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 11 North Carolina, confirmed there may be room for enchancment early within the season.
With that, listed here are the most recent AP High 25 and Coaches Ballot rankings after the Week 2 slate of video games:
School soccer polls up to date after Week 2
|Rank||Staff||No. 1 votes||W-L|
Moved in*: Military; Baylor; App State; BYU; Louisiana; Kentucky; Miami; Tennessee; Louisville; Memphis
Others receiving votes: Georgia Tech 96; Pittsburgh 81; West Virginia 59; Virginia 56; Texas Christian 56; Southern Methodist 25; Tulane 20; South Carolina 18; Boise State 15; Marshall 14; Arkansas St. 13; Mississippi State 12; Duke 12; Texas Tech 11; Mississippi eight; Coastal Carolina eight; Iowa State 6; North Texas 5; South Florida Three.
*refers solely to groups which are enjoying this season