Friday, May 22, 2015

My AP Top 25

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Just finished my AP Top 25 ballot and Penn State is still slotted at No. 14 since only one team ahead of them lost, and that was No. 10 Auburn to No. 6 LSU. I suspect the Lions, who were No. 16 in the AP last week, will move up a position or two since many voters had them behind East Carolina and Oregon, both losers yesterday. Here's my ballot in its entirety:

My AP Top 25

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Just finished my AP Top 25 ballot and Penn State is still slotted at No. 14 since only one team ahead of them lost, and that was No. 10 Auburn to No. 6 LSU. I suspect the Lions, who were No. 16 in the AP last week, will move up a position or two since many voters had them behind East Carolina and Oregon, both losers yesterday. Here's my ballot in its entirety:

1. Southern Cal (2-0)
2. Florida (3-0)
3. Oklahoma (3-0)
4. Georgia (4-0)
5. Missouri (4-0)
6. LSU (3-0)
7. Texas Tech (4-0)
8. Texas (3-0)
9. Alabama (4-0)
10. Auburn (3-1)
11. Wisconsin (3-0)
12. BYU (4-0)
13. Ohio State (3-1)
14. Penn State (4-0)
15. South Florida (4-0)
16. Wake Forest (3-0)
17. Kansas (3-1)
18. Clemson (3-1)
19. Utah (4-0)
20. Boise State (3-0)
21. Vanderbilt (4-0)
22. TCU (4-0)
23. Illinois (2-1)
24. Fresno State (3-1)
25. Oklahoma State (3-0)

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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