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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Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin CajunsLouisiana-LafayetteRanked 5 spots BELOW average over 12 weeks.
Western Michigan BroncosWestern MichiganRanked 5 spots BELOW average over 10 weeks.
Utah State AggiesUtah StateRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 6 weeks.

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Pittsburgh PanthersPittsburghRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 9 weeks.
Mississippi State BulldogsMississippi StateRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 58 weeks.
Arkansas RazorbacksArkansasRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 14 weeks.
East Carolina PiratesEast CarolinaRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 11 weeks.
Liberty FlamesLibertyRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Wake Forest Demon DeaconsWake ForestRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 8 weeks.
Air Force FalconsAir ForceRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 5 weeks.
Louisiana Tech BulldogsLouisiana TechRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Troy TrojansTroyRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Tulane Green WaveTulaneRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Florida GatorsFloridaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 84 weeks.
Memphis TigersMemphisRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 40 weeks.
Virginia Tech HokiesVirginia TechRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 39 weeks.
Duke Blue DevilsDukeRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 19 weeks.
Kentucky WildcatsKentuckyRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 17 weeks.
Coastal Carolina ChanticleersCoastal CarolinaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 13 weeks.
California Golden BearsCaliforniaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 9 weeks.
South Carolina GamecocksSouth CarolinaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 8 weeks.
Buffalo BullsBuffaloRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Maryland TerrapinsMarylandRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Arkansas State Red WolvesArkansas StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Ball State CardinalsBall StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Western Kentucky HIlltoppersWestern KentuckyRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Alabama Crimson TideAlabamaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 125 weeks.
Clemson TigersClemsonRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 122 weeks.
Oklahoma SoonersOklahomaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 118 weeks.
Georgia BulldogsGeorgiaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 110 weeks.
LSU TigersLSURanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 103 weeks.
Auburn TigersAuburnRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 95 weeks.
Texas A&M AggiesTexas A&MRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 78 weeks.
Utah UtesUtahRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 74 weeks.
Baylor BearsBaylorRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 65 weeks.
Washington HuskiesWashingtonRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 64 weeks.
Penn State Nittany LionsPenn StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 64 weeks.
TCU Horned FrogsTCURanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 62 weeks.
Miami (FL) HurricanesMiami (FL)Ranked 0 spots ABOVE average over 50 weeks.
West Virginia MountaineersWest VirginiaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 46 weeks.
UCF KnightsUCFRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 42 weeks.
Kansas State WildcatsKansas StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 39 weeks.
Cincinnati BearcatsCincinnatiRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 34 weeks.
Marshall Thundering HerdMarshallRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 29 weeks.
Missouri TigersMissouriRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 27 weeks.
BYU CougarsBYURanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 26 weeks.
North Carolina State WolfpackNorth Carolina StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 24 weeks.
Minnesota Golden GophersMinnesotaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 19 weeks.
Navy MidshipmenNavyRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsGeorgia TechRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Colorado BuffaloesColoradoRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 15 weeks.
Army West Point Black KnightsArmy West PointRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 9 weeks.
Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas TechRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Ohio State BuckeyesOhio StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 123 weeks.
Notre Dame Fighting IrishNotre DameRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 102 weeks.
Wisconsin BadgersWisconsinRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 98 weeks.
Oregon DucksOregonRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 78 weeks.
Michigan State SpartansMichigan StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 71 weeks.
Oklahoma State CowboysOklahoma StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 71 weeks.
USC TrojansUSCRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 67 weeks.
Florida State SeminolesFlorida StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 64 weeks.
Ole Miss RebelsOle MissRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 51 weeks.
Texas LonghornsTexasRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 42 weeks.
Nebraska CornhuskersNebraskaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 37 weeks.
Washington State CougarsWashington StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 36 weeks.
Arizona State Sun DevilsArizona StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 35 weeks.
Louisville CardinalsLouisvilleRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 34 weeks.
Northwestern WildcatsNorthwesternRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 31 weeks.
North Carolina Tar HeelsNorth CarolinaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 31 weeks.
Arizona WildcatsArizonaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 26 weeks.
Iowa State CyclonesIowa StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 25 weeks.
Tennessee VolunteersTennesseeRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 23 weeks.
Southern Methodist MustangsSouthern MethodistRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 18 weeks.
San Diego State AztecsSan Diego StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 14 weeks.
Appalachian State MountaineersAppalachian StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
Indiana HoosiersIndianaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 12 weeks.
Syracuse OrangeSyracuseRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 10 weeks.
Virginia CavaliersVirginiaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 8 weeks.
Tulsa Golden HurricaneTulsaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 6 weeks.
Fresno State BulldogsFresno StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 6 weeks.
San Jose State SpartansSan Jose StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 4 weeks.
Michigan WolverinesMichiganRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 78 weeks.
Stanford CardinalStanfordRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 57 weeks.
Boise State BroncosBoise StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 50 weeks.
Iowa HawkeyesIowaRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 46 weeks.
UCLA BruinsUCLARanked 2 spots BELOW average over 39 weeks.
South Florida BullsSouth FloridaRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 23 weeks.
Colorado State RamsColorado StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 8 weeks.
Toledo RocketsToledoRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 8 weeks.
Temple OwlsTempleRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 8 weeks.
Boston College EaglesBoston CollegeRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 4 weeks.
Houston CougarsHoustonRanked 3 spots BELOW average over 20 weeks.