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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Sep 11, 2022Week 3 Rankings for Ben Portnoy
1Alabama (9)
2-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1496
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2Ohio State (1)
2-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: 4 - Stephen Hargis
1475
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3Georgia (53)
2-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 53 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 4 Voters
1561
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4Michigan
2-0Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1359
Points
5Oklahoma
2-0Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1209
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6USC
2-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Mike Berardino
1139
Points
7Clemson
2-0Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 17 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Brett McMurphy
1285
Points

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8Utah
1-1Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 23 - Tom D'Angelo
673
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9Michigan State
2-0Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - David Thompson
Lowest: 22 - Kirk Bohls
902
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10Baylor
1-1Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
562
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11Oklahoma State
2-0Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Kirk Bohls
1004
Points
12Arkansas
2-0Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Nathan Baird
Lowest: 23 - Kirk Kenney
938
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13Kentucky
2-0Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Josh Furlong
992
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14Notre Dame
0-2Actual: 36
Highest: 14 - Ben Portnoy
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
23
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15Miami (FL)
2-0Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - Brett McMurphy
Lowest: 25 - Mike Barber
772
Points
16North Carolina State
2-0Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
623
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17Wake Forest
2-0Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
449
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18BYU
2-0Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Stephen Hargis
880
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19Texas A&M
1-1Actual: 24
Highest: 14 - Josh Furlong
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
145
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20Pittsburgh
1-1Actual: 23
Highest: 15 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
160
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21Tennessee
2-0Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Nathan Baird
Lowest: 23 - Nate Mink
658
Points
22Florida
1-1Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - David Briggs
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
484
Points
23Appalachian State
1-1Actual: 27
Highest: 13 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
80
Points
24Ole Miss
2-0Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Dustin Dopirak
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
411
Points
25Cincinnati
1-1Actual: 27
Highest: 12 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
80
Points