Ben PortnoyThe State (Columbia, SC)
Twitter: @bportnoy15
About: Ben Portnoy is The State’s South Carolina Gamecocks football beat writer. He’s a five-time Associated Press Sports Editors award honoree and has earned recognition from the Mississippi Press Association and the National Sports Media Association. Portnoy previously covered Mississippi State for the Columbus Commercial Dispatch and Indiana football for the Journal Gazette in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.


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Nov 28, 2021Week 14 Rankings for Ben Portnoy
1Georgia (62)
12-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 62 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 62 Voters
1550
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2Cincinnati
12-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 22 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1422
Points
3Michigan
11-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 32 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Robert Cessna
1449
Points
4Oklahoma State
11-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Andy Greder
1291
Points
5Alabama
11-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Dylan Sinn
1388
Points
6Notre Dame
11-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 4 Voters
1264
Points
7Ole Miss
10-2Actual: 8
Highest: 7 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1105
Points
8Oregon
10-2Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Dylan Sinn
932
Points
9Ohio State
10-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - Colten Bartholomew
Lowest: 10 - 5 Voters
1147
Points
10Baylor
10-2Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: 12 - Pete Martini
1066
Points

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11Wisconsin
8-4Actual: 26
Highest: 11 - Ben Portnoy
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
68
Points
12Iowa
10-2Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 2 Voters
662
Points
13Pittsburgh
10-2Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 22 - Don Williams
589
Points
14Oklahoma
10-2Actual: 13
Highest: 10 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Sam McKewon
837
Points
15BYU
10-2Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: 19 - Rece Davis
839
Points
16Wake Forest
10-2Actual: 18
Highest: 14 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - Blair Kerkhoff
485
Points

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17Michigan State
10-2Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 3 Voters
877
Points
18Houston
11-1Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - Don Williams
603
Points
19North Carolina State
9-3Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Dylan Sinn
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
310
Points
20Clemson
9-3Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
269
Points
21San Diego State
11-1Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - Chris Murray
Lowest: NR - Tom Murphy
416
Points

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22Utah
9-3Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - Brett McMurphy
Lowest: 24 - Mike Barber
667
Points
23Arkansas
8-4Actual: 23
Highest: 13 - Don Williams
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
214
Points
24UTSA
11-1Actual: 27
Highest: 20 - Ryan Thorburn
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
58
Points

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25Louisiana
11-1Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Dylan Sinn
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
317
Points