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Penn State Nos. 15 and 16

Penn State is ranked No. 15 in the latest USAToday coaches' poll and No. 16 in the Associated Press poll. In my AP ballot, I moved the Lions up three spots from No. 17 to No. 14 based on their easy road victory over Syracuse and several upsets Saturday. I'm sure I'll get grief for being a homer. You can look at all the voters' ballots here. Here's mine in its entirety:

Penn State Nos. 15 and 16

Penn State is ranked No. 15 in the latest USAToday coaches' poll and No. 16 in the Associated Press poll. In my AP ballot, I moved the Lions up three spots from No. 17 to No. 14 based on their easy road victory over Syracuse and several upsets Saturday. I'm sure I'll get grief for being a homer. You can look at all the voters' ballots here. Here's mine in its entirety:

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

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

This season is Joe's fourth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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