Norm WoodThe Daily Press (Newport News, VA)
Twitter: @normwood
About: Norm has covered Virginia Tech athletics since 2000, during the school's time in both the Big East Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference. He has also covered University of Virginia athletics since 2008.


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Aug 24, 2020Pre-Season Rankings for Norm Wood
1Clemson (38)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 38 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Dylan Sinn
1520
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2Ohio State (21)
13-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 21 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 5 Voters
1504
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3Alabama (2)
11-2Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Sam McKewon
1422
Points
4Penn State
11-2Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - Michael Vega
1147
Points
5Oklahoma
12-2Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Colten Bartholomew
1269
Points
6Florida
11-2Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Sam McKewon
1125
Points
7Georgia
12-2Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Brian Howell
1270
Points

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8Texas A&M
0-0Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Rece Davis
Lowest: NR - Colten Bartholomew
764
Points
9Auburn
9-4Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Eric Hansen
Lowest: 25 - Sam McKewon
852
Points
10Oregon
12-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jon Wilner
1119
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11LSU (1)
15-0Actual: 6
Highest: 1 - Dylan Sinn
Lowest: 15 - Jon Wilner
1186
Points
12Notre Dame
11-2Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Pete Martini
995
Points
13Oklahoma State
8-5Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Conor O'Neill
Lowest: 23 - Adam Zucker
672
Points
14Wisconsin
10-4Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 18 - 2 Voters
840
Points
15Michigan
9-4Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Robert Cessna
611
Points
16Texas
8-5Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - Sam McKewon
703
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17Iowa State
7-6Actual: 23
Highest: 15 - Brett McMurphy
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
199
Points
18North Carolina
7-6Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Adam Grosbard
496
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19Iowa
10-3Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Adam Grosbard
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
134
Points
20USC
8-5Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
534
Points
21Minnesota
11-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
451
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22Boise State
12-2Actual: 28
Highest: 16 - Pat Dooley
Lowest: NR - 44 Voters
68
Points
23Cincinnati
11-3Actual: 20
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
234
Points

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24Arizona State
8-5Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - Gentry Estes
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
66
Points
25Virginia Tech
8-5Actual: 27
Highest: 17 - Parrish Alford
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
85
Points