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Conference USA Power Rankings Week 8

Marshall is the clear cut number one, but from 2-8 where does one rank C-USA teams?

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RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week This Week Last Week's Ranking
1. (52) 4 first place votes # 23 Marshall Thundering Herd 7-0, (3-0) Won, 45-13 @ FIU vs. Florida Atlantic, Saturday #1
2. (46) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 4-3, (3-0) Won, 27-20 vs. UTSA @ Southern  Miss., Saturday #2
3. (46) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 5-3, (4-1) Won, 34-22 vs. UAB Bye #4
4. (38) Rice Owls 3-3, (1-1) Bye vs. North Texas, Saturday #5
5. (35) Florida Atlantic Owls 3-4 (2-1) Won, 45-38 vs. Western Kentucky @ Marshall, Saturday #10
6. (34) UAB Blazers 4-3, (2-2) Loss, 34-22, @ Middle Tennessee @ Arkansas, Saturday #3
7. (26) UTEP Miners 3-3, (1-1) Bye @ UTSA, Saturday #6
8.  (25) Florida International Golden Panthers 3-5, (2-2) Loss, 45-13 vs. Marshall Bye #8
9. (17) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2-4, (0-3) Loss, 45-38 @ FAU vs. Old Dominion, Saturday #7
10. (15) UTSA Roadrunners 2-5, (1-2) Loss, 27-20 @ LA Tech vs. UTEP, Saturday #9
11. (14) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-4, (1-2) Won, 30-20, @ North Texas vs. LA Tech, Saturday #13
12. (10) Old Dominion Monarchs 3-4, (1-3) Bye @ Western Kentucky, Saturday #11
13. (4) North Texas Mean Green 2-5, (0-3) Loss, 30-20 vs. Southern Miss. @ Rice, Saturday #12
***Voting comprised of all MinerRush Writers/Contributors, MinerRush Power Rankings are submitted as a ballot for the Underdog Dynasty C-USA Power Rankings.

MinerRush C-USA Players of The Week:
Offense: Carlos Harris, North Texas, 15 catches 216 receiving yards

Defense: Terrell Pinson LA Tech, 7 tackles, 2 INTs, Fumble recovery for TD

Special Teams: Corey Acosta, North Texas, three FGs made

SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot

1. East Carolina
2. Marshall
3. Colorado State
4. Central Florida
5. Boise State
6. Georgia Southern
7. Northern Illinois
8. Utah State
9. Temple
10. Air Force
11. Louisiana Tech
12. Middle Tennessee
13. Houston
14. Arkansas State
15. BYU