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Conference USA Power Rankings Week Three

Some major movement in this week's rankings, where do the Miners fall?

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week This Week Last Week's Ranking
1. (52) Marshall Thundering Herd 3-0 Won, 44-7 vs Ohio @ Akron, Saturday #1
2. (47) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 2-1, (1-0) Won, 42-21 @ North Texas vs. Northwestern State, Saturday #8
3. (45) Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 2-1, (1-0) Won,  50-47 (OT) vs Western Kentucky at Memphis, Saturday #7
4. (40) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 1-2, (0-1) Lost, 50-47 (OT) vs Western Hilltoppers Bye #3
5. (36) UTSA Roadrunners 1-2 Lost, 43-13 @ Oklahoma State Bye #2
6. (32) UTEP Miners 2-1 Win, 42-24 vs. NMSU Bye #5
7. (28) UAB Blazers 2-1 Won, 41-14 vs. Alabama A&M Bye #9
8.  (23) Florida Atlantic Owls 1-2 Won, 50-21 vs. Tulsa at Wyoming, Saturday #12
9. (18) North Texas Mean Green 1-2, (0-1) Lost, 42-321 vs. LA Tech vs Nicholls State, Saturday #4
10. (17) Old Dominion Monarchs 2-1 Won, 17-3 vs. Eastern Michigan at Rice, Saturday #10
11. (14) Rice Owls 0-2 Lost, 38-10 @ Texas A&M vs. Old Dominion, Saturday #6
12. (6) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 1-2 Lost, 52-12 at Alabama vs Appalachian State, Saturday #11
13. (6) Florida International Golden Panthers 1-2 Lost, 42-25 vs Pittsburgh vs Louisville, Saturday #13

MinerRush C-USA Players of the Week

Offense: Nicholas Norris, WKU

Defense: Nick Usher, UTEP

Special Teams: Cody Clark, Middle Tennessee

My SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot

1. BYU
2. Marshall
3. Cincinnati
4. East Carolina
5. Boise State
6. Northern Illinois
7, Navy
8. Nevada
9. Utah State
10. Middle Tennessee
11. San Diego State
12. LA Tech
13. Bowling Green
14. Central Michigan
15. Colorado State

SB Nation Underdog Poll

RANK TEAM POINTS PREVIOUS
1 BYU (17) 283 1
2 ECU 229 7
3 Marshall (1) 228 2
4 Cincinnati 218 3
5 NIU (1) 193 5
6 Boise State 182 6
7 Navy 162 8
8 Louisiana Tech 107 20
9 UCF 96 4
10 Nevada 92 10
11 Utah State 74 13
12 San Diego State 65 14
13 Bowling Green 57 25
14 UTSA 42 9
15 Colorado State 41 15
Dropped Out: Louisiana-Monroe, CMU | Others Receiving Votes: Middle Tenn. (28), ULM (25), UTEP (21), UAB (16), CMU (15), Georgia Southern (14), Houston (12), Temple (11), Memphis (9), Fresno State (8), Old Dominion (8), Wyoming (6), Arkansas State (6), Tulane (6), Toledo (5), UL-Lafayette (5), Western Kentucky (4), Air Force (4), Rice (3), FAU (3), New Mexico State (1), UConn (1)