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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 5

NCAA Football: Louisville at Marshall Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week Result Week 5 Schedule (TV) Last Week's Rankings
1. (182) 8 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2-2,   1-0 L: 31-30 (OT) vs. Vanderbilt Saturday, 5:00 PM MT, vs. Houston Baptist (C-USATV) #1
2. (179) 6 first place votes Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-1,    1-0 W: 34-7 @ UTEP Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs Rice #3
3. (176) 1 first place vote Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 3-1,    1-0

W: 38-34 vs. LA Tech

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ North Texas (Campus Insiders) #2
4. (147) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1-3,   0-1

L: 38-34 @ MTSU

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. UTEP (American Sports Network) #4
5. (132) Marshall Thundering Herd 1-2

L: 59-28 vs. #3 Louisville

Saturday, 5:30 PM MT, @ Pitt (ACC/RSN) #5
6. (121) Old Dominion Monarchs 2-2,   1-0

W: 33-19 vs. UTSA

Saturday, 4 PM MT, @ Charlotte (CUSATV) #8
7. (92) North Texas Mean Green 2-2,   1-0

W: 42-35 (2OT) @ Rice

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. MTSU (Campus Insiders) T10
8. (81) UTSA Roadrunners 1-3,   0-1

L: 33-19 @ ODU

BYE #7
9. (80)

UTEP Miners

1-3,   0-1

L: 34-7 vs So. Miss

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ LA Tech (CUSATV) #6
10. (67) FAU Owls 1-2 L: 31-27 vs. Ball State

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ @ FIU (beIN)

T10
11. (39) FIU Golden Panthers 0-4

L: 53-14 vs. UCF

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs FAU (beIN) #12
12. (36) Rice Owls 0-4,   0-2

L: 42-35 (2OT) vs. North Texas

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ So Miss #9
13. (33) Charlotte 49ers 1-3

L: 48-20 @ Temple

Saturday, 4 PM MT, vs ODU (C-USATV) #13
***Voting comprised of  15 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

Miner Rush C-USA players of the week
Offense: I'Tavius Mathers, Middle Tennessee, 237 total yards, 4 TD's

Defense: Curtis Mikell, Southern Miss, 2 INT's, 100-yard INT TD return

Special Teams: Johnathan Barnes, LA Tech, 83 straight XP's

SB Nation's Underdog G5 Poll Ballot from MinerRush

Rank Team
#1 Houston
#2 San Diego State
#3 Boise State
#4 Toledo
#5 Western Michigan
#6 South Florida
#7 Navy
#8 Central Michigan
#9 Air Force
#10 Memphis