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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 12

Its Marshall and everybody else....again....

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RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week This Week Last Week's Ranking
1. (78) 6 first place votes # 18 Marshall Thundering Herd 10-0, (6-0) Won, 41-14, @ Rice @ UAB, Saturday #1
2. (72) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 7-3, (6-0) Bye @ Old Dominion, Saturday #2
3. (64) Rice Owls 6-4, (4-2) Loss, 41-14, @ Marshall vs. UTEP, Friday #3
4. (61) UTEP Miners 6-4, (4-2) Won, 35-17, vs. North Texas @ Rice, Friday #5
5. (51) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 5-5 (2-4) Won, 53-24, vs. Army vs. UTSA, Saturday #7
6. (50) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 5-5, (4-2) Loss, 38-28, @ FIU vs. FAU, Saturday #4
7. (44) UAB Blazers 5-5, (3-3) Bye vs. Marshall, Saturday #6
T8.  (32) Old Dominion Monarchs 4-6, (2-4) Bye vs. LA Tech, Saturday #8
T8. (32)

Florida International Golden Panthers

4-7, (3-4) Won, 38-28, vs. Middle Tennessee @ North Texas, Satuday #11
10. (25) Florida Atlantic Owls 3-7, (2-4) Bye @ Middle Tennessee, Saturday #9
11. (17) UTSA Roadrunners 3-7, (2-4) Won, 12-10, vs. So Miss. @ WKU, Saturday #13
T12. (10) North Texas Mean Green 3-7, (1-5) Loss, 35-17, @ UTEP vs. FIU, Saturday #12
T12. (10) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-8, (1-6) Loss, 12-10 @ UTSA Bye #10
***Voting comprised of all MinerRush Writers/Contributors and guest voter Rowdy Talk.

MinerRush C-USA Players of The Week:
Offense: Jonnu Smith, FIU, 8 catches, 140 yards 3 TDs

Defense: Davison Colimon FIU,  79-yard interception return for a TD

Special Teams: Sean Ianno, UTSA, Game winning FG, 4 total FGs which were all of UTSA's points

SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot

1. Marshall
2. Colorado State
3. Boise State
4. Utah State
5. Georgia Southern
6. Air Force
7. Memphis
8. Louisiana Tech
9. Cincinnati
10. East Carolina
11. Central Florida
12. Bowling Green
13. Rice
14. Western Michigan
15. Louisiana-Lafayette

SB Nation Underdog Poll

RANK TEAM POINTS PREVIOUS
1 Marshall (10) 246 1
2 Colorado State (5) 239 2
3 Boise State (2) 229 3
4 Utah State 173 6
5 Air Force 164 9
6 NIU 153 8
7 Memphis 147 10
8 ECU 111 4
9 Georgia Southern 97 5
10 Cincinnati 92 15
11 Louisiana Tech 86 11
12 UCF 81 12
13 Nevada 67 7
14 BYU 51 13
15 UL Lafayette 35 17
Dropped out: Toledo | Others receiving votes: WMU (23), BGSU (22), Toledo (12), Rice (9), Houston (1), UTEP (1), Navy (1)