Blake ToppmeyerKnoxville News Sentinel (Knoxville, TN)
Twitter: @btoppmeyer
About: Blake Toppmeyer is the Tennessee football beat writer for the Knoxville News Sentinel.


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Oct 14, 2018Week 8 Rankings for Blake Toppmeyer
1Alabama (60)
7-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Keith Sargeant
1524
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2Ohio State (1)
7-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: 3 - 8 Voters
1457
Points
3Notre Dame
7-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Ryan Aber
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1355
Points
4Clemson
6-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1392
Points
5Michigan
6-1Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 4 Voters
1146
Points
6Texas
6-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jason Galloway
1144
Points

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7Oregon
5-1Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Garry Smits
917
Points
8LSU
6-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 9 - Michael Lev
1244
Points
9Oklahoma
5-1Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
999
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10UCF
6-0Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Neill Ostrout
Lowest: 24 - Don Williams
979
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11Texas A&M
5-2Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
551
Points
12Kentucky
5-1Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - Soren Petro
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
678
Points
13Florida
6-1Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Kirk Bohls
931
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14Georgia
6-1Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - Scott Hamilton
Lowest: 14 - Blake Toppmeyer
1085
Points
15Washington
5-2Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 24 - Jim Alexander
640
Points
16North Carolina State
5-0Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Jim Alexander
Lowest: 23 - Tom Murphy
592
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17Mississippi State
4-2Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - Rob Long
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
231
Points
18Iowa
5-1Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Don Williams
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
266
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19West Virginia
5-1Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Keith Sargeant
700
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20Penn State
4-2Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Neill Ostrout
523
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21Appalachian State
4-1Actual: 29
Highest: 19 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
51
Points
22Cincinnati
6-0Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Conor O’Neill
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
243
Points
23Michigan State
4-2Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
199
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24Utah State
5-1Actual: 31
Highest: 21 - Michael Lev
Lowest: NR - 46 Voters
38
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25Washington State
5-1Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
136
Points