Tom MurphyArkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, AR)
Twitter: @TomMurphyADG
About: Louisiana Tech graduate (1988) with MA in English; Covered nine head coaches in last 16 seasons at Alabama (1998-2007) and Arkansas (2007-13). Married with 3 children. Native of Atlanta, Ga.
 



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Aug 17, 2014Pre-Season Rankings for Tom Murphy
1Florida State (57)
0-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 57 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Drew Sharp
1496
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2Oklahoma (1)
0-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 11 - Eric Hansen
1324
Points
3Oregon (1)
0-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: 9 - Logan Lowery
1334
Points

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4South Carolina
0-0Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Jon Wilner
1015
Points
5Alabama (1)
0-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Drew Sharp
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1361
Points
6Auburn
0-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jon Wilner
1198
Points
7Ohio State
0-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Logan Lowery
1207
Points
8Michigan State
0-0Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Logan Lowery
Lowest: 16 - Drew Sharp
1080
Points
9Georgia
0-0Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
843
Points
10UCLA
0-0Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Charles Davis
Lowest: 16 - Logan Lowery
1106
Points
11Baylor
0-0Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Chadd Cripe
966
Points
12Wisconsin
0-0Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
637
Points
13LSU
0-0Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Doug Doughty
776
Points
14Stanford
0-0Actual: 11
Highest: 2 - Chuck McGill
Lowest: 18 - Scott Wolf
885
Points
15Clemson
0-0Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
536
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16Nebraska
0-0Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
226
Points
17Ole Miss
0-0Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
424
Points
18USC
0-0Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Eric Hansen
Lowest: NR - Charles Davis
626
Points
19Notre Dame
0-0Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Jimmy Burch
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
445
Points
20North Carolina
0-0Actual: 23
Highest: 12 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
194
Points

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21Florida
0-0Actual: 27
Highest: 15 - Doug Lesmerises
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
87
Points
22UCF
0-0Actual: 26
Highest: 10 - Logan Lowery
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
94
Points
23Arizona State
0-0Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Charles Davis
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
357
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24Louisville
0-0Actual: 31
Highest: 15 - Logan Lowery
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
48
Points
25Missouri
0-0Actual: 24
Highest: 5 - Logan Lowery
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
134
Points