Bob AsmussenChampaign News-Gazette (Champaign, IL)
Twitter: @BobAsmussen
About: Bob Asmussen is in his 25th year at The Champaign News-Gazette. He became the Illinois football beat writer in 1996. Asmussen has also covered men's and women's basketball, volleyball and wrestling. He has won numerous national and state awards for his writing. Married to a fellow reporter, Asmussen has a son and a daughter. They live in Champaign.

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Jan 10, 2017Final Rankings Rankings for Bob Asmussen
1Clemson (60)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 60 Voters
1500
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2Alabama
14-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 60 Voters
1440
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3USC
10-3Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 23 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Steve Wiseman
1292
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4Ohio State
11-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Pete DiPrimio
1240
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5Oklahoma
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Bill Landis
1252
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6Washington
12-2Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 10 - 3 Voters
1277
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7Wisconsin
11-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Jonny Miller
Lowest: 11 - 4 Voters
1032
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8Penn State
11-3Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 4 Voters
1130
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9Florida State
10-3Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Mandy Mitchell
1105
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10Michigan
10-3Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Rob Long
1001
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11Western Michigan
13-1Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Pat Caputo
619
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12Oklahoma State
10-3Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 13 - Eric Hansen
920
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13South Florida
11-2Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
358
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14Stanford
10-3Actual: 12
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Ed Johnson
730
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15San Diego State
11-3Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
113
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16Western Kentucky
11-3Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
32
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17LSU
8-4Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
651
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18Colorado
10-4Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Gary Horowitz
585
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19Florida
9-4Actual: 14
Highest: 12 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
640
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20Virginia Tech
10-4Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - Josh Kendall
610
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21West Virginia
10-3Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Brent Axe
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
368
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22Tennessee
9-4Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Nathan Deen
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
253
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23Utah
9-4Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
222
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24Houston
9-4Actual: 37
Highest: 22 - Pete DiPrimio
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
8
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25Miami (FL)
9-4Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - John Clay
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
338
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