Ranking all of College Football's FBS Conferences Heading into Week 3

Maiah HollanderContributor IIISeptember 13, 2011

Ranking all of College Football's FBS Conferences Heading into Week 3

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    Week 3 is swiftly coming for all college football fans, and many could not be more excited…unless of course you are currently at the bottom of the barrel.

    After two weeks of play, teams are really starting to show their colors for 2011.

    Here are my rankings of College Football’s FBS Conferences for your viewing pleasure.

1. SEC

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    The Crimson Tide went into Happy Valley and methodically beat down Penn State 27-11.

    Their defense could lead to an undefeated season.

     

    1. Alabama
    2. LSU
    3. South Carolina
    4. Auburn
    5. Florida
    6. Mississippi State
    7. Arkansas
    8. Georgia
    9. Mississippi
    10. Tennessee
    11. Vanderbilt
    12. Kentucky

2. Big 12

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    Can anyone slow down the Sooners?

    Well, bye certainly couldn’t.

    Oklahoma will certainly be tested this week when they play at Florida State.

    1. Oklahoma
    2. Texas A&M
    3. Oklahoma State
    4. Baylor
    5. Texas
    6. Missouri
    7. Iowa State
    8. Kansas
    9. Texas Tech
    10. Kansas State

3. Big Ten

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    The Badgers crushed an opponent for the second week in a row, this time shutting out Oregon State 35-0.

    Wisconsin looks dominant at this point.

    1. Wisconsin
    2. Michigan State
    3. Ohio State
    4. Nebraska
    5. Michigan
    6. Penn State
    7. Northwestern
    8. Illinois
    9. Iowa
    10. Minnesota
    11. Indiana
    12. Purdue

4. Pac-12

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    The Cardinal has yet to be seriously challenged, winning by blowout against inferior opponents.

    Their next game at Arizona will be their first real challenge since the start of the season.

    1. Stanford
    2. Oregon
    3. Arizona State
    4. USC
    5. Cal
    6. Washington
    7. Utah
    8. Arizona
    9. UCLA
    10. Washington State
    11. Colorado
    12. Oregon State

5. ACC

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    The Seminoles got in a good scrimmage in their 62-10 whooping of Charleston Southern.

    Doak Campbell Stadium will be rocking when Florida State welcomes the Oklahoma Sooners this coming Saturday.

    1. Florida State
    2. Virginia Tech
    3. North Carolina
    4. Georgia Tech
    5. Maryland
    6. Miami
    7. Clemson
    8. Wake Forrest
    9. Boston College
    10. Virginia
    11. North Carolina State
    12. Duke

6. Mountain West

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    The Broncos are still basking in the afterglow of their win against Georgia in Week 1.

    Their game at Toledo might not be the gimme that everyone expected.

    1. Boise State
    2. TCU
    3. Airforce
    4. Colorado State
    5. San Diego State
    6. Wyoming
    7. New Mexico
    8. UNLV

7. Conference USA

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    The Cougars followed up their emotional win over UCLA by blowing out North Texas 48-23.

    Case Keenum has put himself into the Heisman conversation.

    1. Houston
    2. UCF
    3. Tulsa
    4. East Carolina
    5. Marshall
    6. Southern Miss
    7. SMU
    8. Rice
    9. UAB
    10. Tulane
    11. Memphis
    12. Utep

8. Big East

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    In this year’s Big Least is there any other choice?

    After upsetting Notre Dame, the Bulls showed no sign of a let down in their 37-7 route of Ball State.

     

    1. South Florida
    2. West Virginia
    3. Pitt
    4. Syracuse
    5. Rutgers
    6. Cincinnati
    7. UConn
    8. Louisville

9. Independents

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    If the fighting Irish lose any more games like their first two, coach Brian Kelly’s head might explode.

    It doesn’t get any easier Michigan State rolls into South Bend this Saturday.

    1. Notre Dame
    2. BYU
    3. Navy
    4. Army

10. MAC

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    The Rockets look like they belonged on the same field with Ohio State, only losing 27-22.

    It doesn’t get any easierBoise State rolls into town on Saturday.

    1. Toledo
    2. Temple
    3. Western Michigan
    4. Ohio
    5. Northern Illinois
    6. Kent State
    7. Miami (Ohio)
    8. Central Michigan
    9. Buffalo
    10. Ball State
    11. Eastern Michigan
    12. Bowling Green
    13. Akron

11. WAC

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    After pulling the impossible and blowing a certain victory against Auburn, the Aggies picked right up where they left off by demolishing Weber 54-17.

    Head coach Gary Andersen should be commended for his team’s impressive performance following a crushing loss.

    1. Utah State
    2. Nevada
    3. Fresno State
    4. Hawaii
    5. Louissiana Tech
    6. Idaho
    7. New Mexico State
    8. San Jose State

12. Sun Belt

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    The Golden Panthers improved to 2-0 with an upset victory over Louisville 24-17.

    Folks a Sun Belt team defeated an SBS team this year! 

    1. Florida International
    2. Troy
    3. ULM
    4. Middle Tennessee
    5. Arkansas State
    6. North Texas
    7. Western Kentucky
    8. UL Lafayette
    9. Florida Atlantic