Tom MurphyArkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, AR)
Twitter: @TomMurphyADG
About: Louisiana Tech graduate (1988) with MA in English; Covered nine head coaches in last 16 seasons at Alabama (1998-2007) and Arkansas (2007-13). Married with 3 children. Native of Atlanta, Ga.
 


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Jan 10, 2017Final Rankings Rankings for Tom Murphy
1Clemson (60)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 60 Voters
1500
Points
2Alabama
14-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 60 Voters
1440
Points
3Washington
12-2Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 10 - 3 Voters
1277
Points
4Ohio State
11-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Pete DiPrimio
1240
Points
5Oklahoma
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Bill Landis
1252
Points
6USC
10-3Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 23 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Steve Wiseman
1292
Points
7Michigan
10-3Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Rob Long
1001
Points
8Wisconsin
11-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Jonny Miller
Lowest: 11 - 4 Voters
1032
Points
9Florida State
10-3Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Mandy Mitchell
1105
Points
10Oklahoma State
10-3Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 13 - Eric Hansen
920
Points
11Penn State
11-3Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 4 Voters
1130
Points
12Florida
9-4Actual: 14
Highest: 12 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
640
Points
13LSU
8-4Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
651
Points
14Virginia Tech
10-4Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - Josh Kendall
610
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
15Miami (FL)
9-4Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - John Clay
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
338
Points
16Stanford
10-3Actual: 12
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Ed Johnson
730
Points
17Western Michigan
13-1Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Pat Caputo
619
Points
18West Virginia
10-3Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Brent Axe
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
368
Points
19Tennessee
9-4Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Nathan Deen
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
253
Points
20Louisville
9-4Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
277
Points
21Colorado
10-4Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Gary Horowitz
585
Points
22Utah
9-4Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
222
Points
23South Florida
11-2Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
358
Points
24Georgia Tech
9-4Actual: 27
Highest: 21 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 36 Voters
47
Points
25San Diego State
11-3Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
113
Points