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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 07 Texas A&M at Clemson Photo by John Byrum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

We’re back at it again! Texas Tech is still rolling after the home and home thumping of less-than-not-notable teams, but this weekend will provide a much better picture. The FanPulse Polls have been collected and tallied after a semi-predictable weekend and here’s what the data tells us:

Again Clemson gives no indication that they need to be anywhere except No. 1. Their dominating defense in the Texas A&M match up illustrated an ability to control key aspects of the game. Expect Clemson to hang around for a while.

Biggest winners:

  • Florida, somehow jumping from No. 11 to No. 7 after a 45-0 blanking of *checks notes* TN-Martin
  • Maryland, Mississippi State, and USC for entering the arena after being previously unranked

Biggest losers:

  • Michigan, falling from No. 7 to No. 10 after escaping the Army game, 24-21
  • Texas, and Texas A&M falling two spots each for having opportunities at high-quality opponents but failing to capitalize
  • Washington, falling from No 13. to No. 17 after a late-night loss to Cal, 20-1
  • Syracuse, being Thanos snapped from No. 21 to beyond the ranking system after being demolished by Maryland, 63-20.

Texas Tech fans’ Top 25:

  1. Clemson
  2. Alabama
  3. Georgia
  4. Oklahoma
  5. LSU
  6. Ohio State
  7. Florida
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Michigan
  10. Auburn
  11. Utah
  12. Texas
  13. Penn State
  14. Washington
  15. Texas A&M
  16. Oregon
  17. UCF
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Michigan State
  20. Iowa
  21. Washington State
  22. Iowa State
  23. Maryland
  24. Mississippi State
  25. Stanford

Takeaways:

  • This week (outside of a few radicals) was predictable, and the Texas Tech votes didn’t differ too far from the field of sixty-six voters.

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