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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Sep 6, 2016Week 2 Rankings for Steve Wiseman
1Alabama (54)
1-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 54 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 7 Voters
1518
Points
2Clemson (2)
1-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Josh Kendall
1416
Points
3Florida State (4)
1-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 4 Voters
1413
Points
4Ohio State
1-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1324
Points
5Houston
1-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Bill Landis
Lowest: 10 - Mike Barber
1243
Points
6Michigan (1)
1-0Actual: 5
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 10 - Jon Wilner
1261
Points
7Stanford
1-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Steve Batterson
Lowest: 24 - Sam McKewon
1140
Points
8Michigan State
1-0Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
722
Points
9Georgia
1-0Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: 23 - Michael Lev
877
Points
10Texas
1-0Actual: 11
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - Andy Greder
743
Points
11Louisville
1-0Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Adam Jude
686
Points
12Washington
1-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 23 - Jonny Miller
884
Points
13TCU
1-0Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
635
Points
14Tennessee
1-0Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Brian Howell
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
573
Points
15Oklahoma
0-1Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Scott Wolf
664
Points
16Notre Dame
0-1Actual: 18
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - Michael Bonner
528
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
17Wisconsin
1-0Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 24 - 4 Voters
759
Points
18Iowa
1-0Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
588
Points
19Ole Miss
0-1Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
493
Points
20LSU
0-1Actual: 21
Highest: 8 - Jerry DiPaola
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
423
Points
21Texas A&M
1-0Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
477
Points
22Oklahoma State
1-0Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
409
Points
23Oregon
1-0Actual: 24
Highest: 13 - Matt Galloway
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
242
Points
24UCLA
0-1Actual: 27
Highest: 16 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
62
Points
25Florida
1-0Actual: 26
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 36 Voters
117
Points