Steve WisemanThe Herald-Sun (Durham, NC)
About: Steve Wiseman, the Duke beat writer for the Durham (N.C.) Herald-Sun, has written about sports for daily newspapers since graduating from Illinois State University in 1989. He has covered ACC and SEC sports beats, as well as the NFL's Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints. He also spent two years covering the South Carolina General Assembly. Prior to coming to Durham, he worked for the Columbia (S.C.) State, Biloxi (Miss.) Sun-Herald, Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal, Charlotte Observer and Hickory (NC) Daily Record.

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Nov 13, 2016Week 12 Rankings for Steve Wiseman
1Alabama (61)
10-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
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2Ohio State
9-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Josh Kendall
1455
Points
3Clemson
9-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 18 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Josh Kendall
1304
Points
4Michigan
9-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Michael Bonner
Lowest: 11 - Josh Kendall
1323
Points
5Louisville
9-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 3 Voters
1357
Points
6Washington
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Robert Cessna
Lowest: 11 - Joe Dubin
1150
Points
7West Virginia
8-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Mandy Mitchell
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
920
Points
8Wisconsin
8-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1214
Points
9Oklahoma
8-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1064
Points
10Utah
8-2Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - Jeff Miller
Lowest: 21 - Michael Bonner
807
Points

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11Nebraska
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - Nathan Deen
504
Points
12Western Michigan
10-0Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
634
Points
13Penn State
8-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Ross Dellenger
961
Points
14Colorado
8-2Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
797
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15Troy
8-1Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
63
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16Florida
7-2Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Matt Charboneau
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
435
Points
17Florida State
7-3Actual: 17
Highest: 6 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - Mike Barber
569
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18San Diego State
9-1Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
97
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19Oklahoma State
8-2Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
659
Points
20Washington State
8-2Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Matt Porter
Lowest: 24 - Chris Murray
501
Points
21Boise State
9-1Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
315
Points
22Texas A&M
7-3Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
238
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23Auburn
7-3Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
543
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24LSU
6-3Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Jason Galloway
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
582
Points

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25USC
7-3Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
584
Points