Week 13 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

There is no change at the top of the Week 13 CFRA poll, as Notre Dame and Alabama continue to occupy the top two spots.  There are also no ties in this week’s rankings, but there are two major break of 30 or more points between # 7 and 8 (Kansas State and LSU) and # 15 and 16 (Nebraska and Kent State).  Coincidentally, the latter two teams played each other in basketball this past weekend with the Golden Flashes upsetting the Cornhuskers in Lincoln.

1.  Notre Dame (10)– 274 points

2.  Alabama (1)– 254 points

3.  Georia– 241 points

4.  Oregon– 234 points

5.  Florida– 222 points

6.  Ohio State– 221 points

7.  Kansas State– 216 points

8.  LSU– 185 points

9.  Texas A & M– 183 points

10.  Stanford- 182 points

11.  South Carolina– 171 points

12.  Oklahoma– 158 points

13.  Florida State– 143 points

14.  Clemson– 127 points

15.  Nebraska– 122 points

16.  Kent State– 84 points

17.  Northern Illinois– 80 points

18.  Oregon State– 75 points

19.  UCLA– 67 points

20.  Utah State– 61 points

21.  Boise State– 46 points

22.  Texas– 43 points

23.  Oklahoma State– 37 points

24.  Northwestern– 28 points

25.  Vanderbilt– 25 points

Others Receiving Votes: Louisville 20, Michigan 18, San Jose State 17, Rutgers 16, Michigan State 6, TCU 6, Cincinnati 4, Southern California 4, Mississippi State 2, Penn State 1, North Carolina 1, Fresno State 1

Dropped Out: Louisville 18, Rutgers 20, Michigan 21

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Kent State (16), Northern Illinois (17), Vanderbilt (25).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Nebraska (15), Oregon State (18), UCLA (19), Northwestern (24), San Jose State (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 4 Major Polls (BCS, AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Notre Dame (1), Alabama (2), Georgia (3).

Week 12 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

The upsets of Oregon and Kansas State have given us a new CFRA # 1 and # 2.  Notre Dame now claims the top spot followed by Alabama.   There are no one major breaks in this week’s poll, but there is one tie at # 23 between Kent State and Oklahoma State.

1.  Notre Dame (9)– 249 points

2.  Alabama (1)– 234 points

3.  Ohio State– 219 points

4.  Georgia– 218 points

5.  Oregon– 206 points

6.  Florida– 194 points

7.  Florida State– 190 points

8.  Kansas State– 184 points

9.  Clemson– 169 points

10.  LSU- 154 points

11.  Texas A & M– 147 points

12.  Stanford– 144 points

13.  South Carolina– 129 points

14.  Oklahoma– 123 points

15.  Nebraska– 96 points

16.  Oregon State– 87 points

17.  UCLA– 86 points

18.  Louisville– 84 points

19.  Texas– 76 points

20.  Rutgers– 59 points

21.  Michigan– 35 points

22.  Northern Illinois– 34 points

23.  Kent State– 29 points

24.  Oklahoma State– 29 points

25.  Boise State– 23 points

Others Receiving Votes: Mississippi State 18, Utah State 15, Arizona 8, Vanderbilt 4, Washington 4, Tulsa 2, Louisiana Tech 1

Dropped Out: Louisiana Tech 19, Southern California 22

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Northern Illinois (22).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Georgia (4), LSU (10), Texas A & M (11), Stanford (12), Texas (19), Michigan (21), Oklahoma State (24), Washington (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 4 Major Polls (BCS, AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Notre Dame (1), Alabama (2).

Week 11 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

With the Alabama’s loss to Texas A & M, we have a new # 1 in this week’s CFRA poll.  The Oregon Ducks claim the top spot over Kansas State by a four-point margin.  There are is one major break of more than 30 points in this week’s poll, and it occurs between # 14 Stanford and # 15 Nebraska.  Oddly enough, the same major break existed between those two teams in last week’s poll at the # 16 and 17 spots.

1.  Oregon (7)– 295 points

2.  Kansas State (5)– 291 points

3.  Notre Dame– 276 points

4.  Alabama– 257 points

5.  Georgia– 250 points

6.  Florida State– 224 points

7.  Florida– 217 points

8.  LSU– 195 points

9.  Clemson– 194 points

10.  Ohio State- 193 points

11.  Texas A & M– 183 points

12.  South Carolina– 167 points

13.  Oklahoma– 156 points

14.  Stanford– 147 points

15.  Nebraska– 111 points

16.  Louisville– 108 points

17.  Oregon State– 90 points

18.  Texas– 89 points

19.  Louisiana Tech– 88 points

20.  UCLA– 87 points

21.  Rutgers– 57 points

22.  Southern California– 48 points

23.  Northern Illinois– 33 points

24.  Michigan– 29 points

25.  Boise State– 27 points

Others Receiving Votes: Kent State 26, Texas Tech 22, Arizona, 12, Oklahoma State 9, Mississippi State 8, Wisconsin 6, Vanderbilt 3, Cincinnati 2

Dropped Out: Mississippi State 21, Toledo 22

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Louisville (16), Northern Illinois (23).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Texas A & M (11), UCLA (20), Southern California (22), Michigan (24), Washington (NR), Oklahoma State (NR), Texas Tech (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 4 Major Polls (BCS, AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Notre Dame (3).

Week 10 College Football Researchers Association (CFRA) Poll

There’s not much shakeup in this week’s CFRA poll as the top 4 teams in the country all remain the same.  There are no ties in this week’s poll, but there are two major breaks of 30 or more points.  The first break divides the four national title contenders and everybody else (between Notre Dame at # 4 and Georgia at # 5) and the other is between Stanford and Nebraska (# 16 and 17).

1.  Alabama (9)– 295 points

2.  Oregon (2)– 285 points

3.  Kansas State (1)– 281 points

4.  Notre Dame– 267 points

5.  Georgia– 237 points

6.  Florida State– 226 points

7.  Florida– 221 points

8.  Louisville– 204 points

9.  Clemson– 201 points

10.  Ohio State- 186 points

11.  LSU– 179 points

12.  South Carolina– 152 points

13.  Oregon State– 151 points

14.  Oklahoma– 143 points

15.  Texas A & M– 132 points

16.  Stanford– 119 points

17.  Nebraska– 89 points

18.  Louisiana Tech– 81 points

19.  Texas– 70 points

20.  UCLA– 61 points

21.  Mississippi State– 52 points

22.  Toledo– 40 points

23.  Rutgers– 38 points

24.  Southern California– 37 points

25.  Northern Illinois– 29 points

Others Receiving Votes: Kent State 18, Boise State 18, Northwestern 17, Ohio 16, Texas Tech 15, TCU 14, Arizona 14, Cincinnati 4, Baylor 3, Michigan 3, Vanderbilt 2

Dropped Out: Boise State 16, Texas Tech 20, West Virginia 22, Arizona 25

Teams Ranked Higher in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): Louisville (8), Toledo (22), Northern Illinois (25).

Teams Ranked Lower in CFRA than Other 3 Major Polls (BCS, AP, and Coaches Polls): LSU (11), UCLA (20), Southern California (24), Texas Tech (NR).

Teams Ranked Exactly the Same in All 4 Major Polls (BCS, AP, CFRA, and Coaches): Alabama (1), Notre Dame (4), Georgia (5).