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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 3

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Things get weird this week with a pair of ties at the top!

NCAA Football: Florida Atlantic at Miami Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week Result Week 3 Schedule (TV) Last Week's Rankings
T1 (223) 8 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 1-1, (1-0) L: 38-10 @ #1 Alabama Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ Miami (OH) (ESPN3) #1
T1 (223) 8 first place votes Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 2-0 W: 56-0 vs. Savannah State Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Troy (beIN) #2
T3 (187) Marshall Thundering Herd 1-0

W: 62-0 vs. Morgan State

Saturday, 10 AM MT, vs. Akron (American Sports Network) #5
T3 (187) 1 first place vote Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1-1

W: 53-24 vs. South Carolina St.

Saturday, 5 PM @ Texas Tech (Fox Sports Networks) #4
5. (159) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1-1

L: 47-24 @ Vanderbilt

Saturday, 10 AM MT, @ Bowling Green (American Sports Network) #3
6. (150) 1 first place vote UTEP Miners 1-1

L: 41-7 @ #11 Texas

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Army (American Sports Network) #6
7. (104) Florida Atlantic Owls 1-1

L: 38-10 @ #25 Miami

Saturday, 12:30 PM MT, @ Kansas State (Fox Sports Network) #8
8. (93) Old Dominion Monarchs 1-1

L: 31-7 @ App State

Saturday, 4 PM MT, @ NC State (ESPN3) #7
9. (88)

UTSA Roadrunners

1-1,

L: 23-14 @ Colorado State

Friday, 7:30 PM MT, vs. Arizona State (ESPN2) #11
10. (73) Florida International Golden Panthers 0-2 L: 41-14 vs. Maryland

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ UMass (American Sports Network)


#10
11. (68) Rice Owls 0-2, (0-1)

L: 31-14 @ Army

Friday, 6 PM MT, vs. #19 Baylor (ESPN) #9
12. (62) North Texas Mean Green 1-1

W: 41-20 vs. Bethune-Cookman

Saturday, 5:30 PM MT, @ #23 Florida (ESPNU) #12
13. (25) Charlotte 49ers 1-1

L: 47-14 vs. Elon

Saturday, 4 PM MT, vs. Eastern Michigan (CUSATV) #13
***Voting comprised of 18 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

Miner Rush C-USA players of the week
Offense: Chase Litton, Marshall, 6 TD passes

Defense: Southern Miss' defense for pitching a shutout, and allowing 41 total yards

Special Teams: Allenzae Staggers, So Miss. 75-yard punt return for a TD

SB Nation's Underdog G5 Poll Ballot from MinerRush

Rank Team
#1 Houston
#2 San Diego State
#3 Boise State
#4 Toledo
#5 Appalachian State
#6 BYU
#7 South Florida
#8 WKU
#9 Southern Miss.
#10 Navy