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Conference USA Week Four Football Power Rankings

WKU comes in at the top again, who got another surprise first place vote?

Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

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Record

(C-USA Record)

Last Week Result Week Four Matchup Last Week's Ranking
1. (191) 14 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2-1 (1-0)

Loss---38-35 @ Indiana

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, vs. Miami (OH) (CBS Sports Network) #1
2. (170) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1-2, (0-1)

Loss---39-33 (3OT) @ Kansas State

Saturday, 12:30 PM MT, vs. FIU (Fox College Sports) #2
3. (166) Marshall Thundering Herd 2-1

Win---45-7 vs. Norfolk State

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ Kent State (American Sports Network/ESPN3) #3
4. (147) 1 first place vote Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 2-1, (1-0)

Win---73-14 vs. Charlotte

Saturday, 2 PM MT, @ Illinois (ESPN News) #5
5. (141) Rice Owls 2-1, (1-0)

Win---38-24 @ North Texas

Saturday, 1 PM MT, @ #4 Baylor (Fox Sports Networks) #4
6. (112) FIU Golden Panthers 2-1

Win---39-14 vs. NC Central

Saturday, 12:30 PM MT, @ LA Tech (Fox College Sports) #6
7. (100) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 2-1

Win---56-50, @ Texas State

Saturday, 10 AM MT @ Nebraksa (ESPN News) #7
8. (87) Old Dominion Monarchs 2-1

Loss---38-14, vs. NC State

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, vs. Appalachian State (American Sports Network) #8
9. (77)

UTEP Miners

1-2

Win---50-47 (OT) @ NMSU

Saturday, 6 PM MT vs. Incarnate Word #9
10. (54) Florida Atlantic Owls 0-3

Loss---33-15 vs. Buffalo

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ Charlotte (American Sports Network) #11
11. (51) UTSA Roadrunners 0-3

Loss---69-14 @ #25 Oklahoma State

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Colorado State (CBS Sports Network) #12
12. (40) North Texas Mean Green 0-2, (0-1)

Loss---38-24 vs. Rice

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ Iowa (ESPNU) #13
13. (29) Charlotte 49ers 2-1, (0-1)

Loss---73-14 @ MTSU

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. FAU (American Sports Network) #10
***Voting comprised of  15 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

MR C-USA Players of the Week

Offense: Brent Stockstill, Middle Tennessee, 23-for-27 369 yards, 5 TDs

Defense: Jeremy Cutrer, Middle Tennessee  2 INTs, fumble recovery

Special Teams: Jaquan White, UTEP, Punt Return for TD

SB Nation's Underdog Poll Ballot from MinerRush

Rank Team
#1 Toledo
#2 BYU
#3 Temple
#4 Boise State
#5 Memphis
#6 Houston
#7 Northern Illinois
#8 Western Kentucky
#9 Air Force
#10 Bowling Green