BlogPoll, Week 3: Northwestern Ranked No. 23

No. 23. Get it?

I guess I kinda spoiled the lede here, but, guess what: the rest of the voters in the BlogPoll agreed with our assessment that NU should be ranked this week. You'll never guess where they were ranked! (That's a false hook - they were actually nowhere that interesting, but hit the jump anyway.)

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 3

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (89) 24.99 0.10 --
2 LSU Tigers 23.31 1.99 --
3 Oregon Ducks 21.27 4.84 Arrow_up 1
4 Georgia Bulldogs 19.89 2.28 Arrow_up 1
5 Florida St. Seminoles 19.76 4.46 Arrow_up 1
6 Oklahoma Sooners 17.29 5.54 Arrow_up 1
7 West Virginia Mountaineers 17.08 5.16 Arrow_up 2
8 Stanford Cardinal (1) 17.04 3.67 Arrow_up 14
9 South Carolina Gamecocks 16.52 3.78 Arrow_up 2
10 Clemson Tigers 16.04 3.12 --
11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 14.19 4.02 Arrow_up 7
12 Texas Longhorns 13.63 3.63 Arrow_up 3
13 Florida Gators 12.59 4.60 Arrow_up 4
14 Kansas St. Wildcats 12.39 3.53 Arrow_down -2
15 Ohio St. Buckeyes 11.81 4.82 Arrow_down -2
16 USC Trojans 10.50 4.94 Arrow_down -13
17 TCU Horned Frogs 8.52 4.33 Arrow_down -1
18 UCLA Bruins 8.08 3.65 Arrow_up 2
19 Louisville Cardinals 7.61 3.46 --
20 Arizona Wildcats 6.54 4.55 Arrow_up 3
21 Michigan Wolverines 5.54 4.37 --
22 Michigan St. Spartans 4.59 3.28 Arrow_down -14
23 Northwestern Wildcats 2.59 4.73 Arrow_up 11
24 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 2.56 3.61 Arrow_up 6
25 Ohio Bobcats 1.97 3.70 --
Others Receiving Votes: Nebraska Cornhuskers | Iowa St. Cyclones | Baylor Bears | Oregon St. Beavers | Boise St. Broncos | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | Texas Tech Red Raiders | Rutgers Scarlet Knights | Virginia Tech Hokies | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets | Tennessee Volunteers | Central Florida Knights | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Missouri Tigers | Toledo Rockets | Louisiana Tech Bulldogs | Cincinnati Bearcats | Wisconsin Badgers | N.C. State Wolfpack | Texas A&M Aggies | Vanderbilt Commodores | Purdue Boilermakers | Utah Utes | Arkansas Razorbacks | Utah State Aggies | Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders | ULM Warhawks | Miami Hurricanes | Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Updated: Sep 18, 2012 8:00 AM CDT

SB Nation BlogPoll College Football Rankings 2011

As you can see, NU is 23rd, which is exactly where I put them. In fact, for those of you who called me an idiot, GUESS WHO ISN'T AN IDIOT: my ballot actually won the Jim Tressel's Numb Existence Award this week for having the least standard deviation from the overall blogpoll. Putting that on the resume.

NU is ranked as high as fourth - thanks, Blatant Homerism, for your resume balloting - and has a lot of B1G blogs putting them in the ballot, so many I don't really feel like listing it.. Notably, LTP also has NU 23rd, and from former opponent blogs, BC Interruption has NU 20th, and Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician has NU 24th.

Looking forward to NU getting a win this week and moving higher on this and real ballots, y'all.

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