Ben PortnoyThe State (Columbia, SC)
Twitter: @bportnoy15
About: Ben Portnoy is The States South Carolina Gamecocks football beat writer. Hes 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 20, 2022Week 13 Rankings for Ben Portnoy
1Georgia (62)
11-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 62 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Steve Batterson
1574
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2Michigan
11-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 8 Voters
1446
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3TCU
11-0Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 54 Voters
1395
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4Ohio State (1)
11-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Steve Batterson
Lowest: 4 - Ben Portnoy
1507
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5USC
10-1Actual: 5
Highest: 5 - 42 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jon Wilner
1293
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6LSU
9-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1241
Points
7Clemson
10-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Nate Mink
1152
Points
8Tennessee
9-2Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Nate Mink
Lowest: 17 - Ron Counts
1058
Points
9Alabama
9-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 10 - 5 Voters
1131
Points
10Oregon
9-2Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - Ryan Aber
Lowest: 13 - Joe Giglio
1009
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11Penn State
9-2Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Kirk Kenney
Lowest: 15 - Adam Cole
994
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12UCLA
8-3Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Ron Counts
562
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13Washington
9-2Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Leah Vann
879
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14Utah
8-3Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Kellis Robinett
709
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15Cincinnati
9-2Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - Brian Fonseca
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
353
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16UCF
8-3Actual: 25
Highest: 16 - Ben Portnoy
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
87
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17Tulane
9-2Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Johnny McGonigal
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
441
Points
18Kansas State
8-3Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Joe Giglio
697
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19Notre Dame
8-3Actual: 13
Highest: 10 - Joe Giglio
Lowest: 22 - Andy Greder
710
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20North Carolina
9-2Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Brian Fonseca
Lowest: NR - Mike Berardino
464
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21Oregon State
8-3Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Michael Lev
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
271
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22Florida State
8-3Actual: 16
Highest: 13 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
579
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23Troy
9-2Actual: 28
Highest: 21 - John Clay
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
34
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24South Alabama
9-2Actual: 33
Highest: 24 - Ben Portnoy
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
3
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25Ole Miss
8-3Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
395
Points