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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Nov 13, 2016Week 12 Rankings for Tom Murphy
1Alabama (61)
10-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
Points
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
7Wisconsin
8-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1214
Points
8West Virginia
8-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Mandy Mitchell
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
920
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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11Auburn
7-3Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
543
Points
12Penn State
8-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Ross Dellenger
961
Points

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13Florida
7-2Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Matt Charboneau
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
435
Points
14Colorado
8-2Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
797
Points
15Oklahoma State
8-2Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
659
Points
16USC
7-3Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
584
Points
17LSU
6-3Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Jason Galloway
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
582
Points
18Nebraska
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - Nathan Deen
504
Points
19Texas A&M
7-3Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
238
Points
20Washington State
8-2Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Matt Porter
Lowest: 24 - Chris Murray
501
Points
21Florida State
7-3Actual: 17
Highest: 6 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - Mike Barber
569
Points

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22Western Michigan
10-0Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
634
Points
23Boise State
9-1Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
315
Points
24Troy
8-1Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
63
Points
25San Diego State
9-1Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
97
Points