Nathan BairdCleveland.com (Cleveland, OH)
Twitter: @nwbaird
About: Ohio State football reporter for http://Cleveland.com. Slowly creeping east like the Big Ten itself.


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Oct 17, 2021Week 8 Rankings for Nathan Baird
1Georgia
7-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 63 Voters
1575
Points
2Cincinnati
6-0Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 42 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Nate Mink
1483
Points
3Oklahoma
7-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Colten Bartholomew
1434
Points
4Oklahoma State
6-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Colten Bartholomew
1082
Points
5Alabama
6-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Ron Counts
1393
Points
6Ohio State
5-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Kellis Robinett
1252
Points
7Michigan
6-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1214
Points
8Oregon
5-1Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1054
Points
9Iowa
6-1Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1048
Points
10Penn State
5-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Colten Bartholomew
Lowest: 13 - Ron Counts
1116
Points
11Michigan State
7-0Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1076
Points
12Kentucky
6-1Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
723
Points
13Ole Miss
5-1Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Nate Mink
Lowest: 16 - Ron Counts
879
Points

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14Baylor
6-1Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Nathan Baird
Lowest: NR - Steve Batterson
378
Points
15Notre Dame
5-1Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - Andy Greder
Lowest: 18 - 3 Voters
763
Points
16Auburn
5-2Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
397
Points
17Texas A&M
5-2Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
536
Points
18Southern Methodist
6-0Actual: 21
Highest: 17 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
358
Points
19Wake Forest
6-0Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
629
Points
20Coastal Carolina
6-0Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - James Kratch
Lowest: 25 - Don Williams
736
Points
21North Carolina State
5-1Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Dylan Sinn
Lowest: NR - Kellis Robinett
485
Points
22San Diego State
6-0Actual: 22
Highest: 10 - Bennett Conlin
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
284
Points

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23Iowa State
4-2Actual: 31
Highest: 22 - Kellis Robinett
Lowest: NR - 55 Voters
14
Points
24Utah
4-2Actual: 27
Highest: 21 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
43
Points
25Purdue
4-2Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
68
Points