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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 2

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NCAA Football: Southern Mississippi at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week Result Week 2 Schedule (TV) Last Week's Rankings
1. (198) 9 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 1-0, (1-0) W: 46-14 vs. Rice Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ #1 Alabama (ESPN2) #1
2. (196) 6 first place votes Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 1-0 W: 44-35 @ Kentucky Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Savannah State (CUSATV) #2
3. (167) 1 first place vote Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1-0

W; 55-0 vs. Alabama A&M

Saturday, 2 PM MT, @ Vanderbilt (SEC Network) T3
4. (161) Louisana Tech Bulldogs 0-1

L: 21-20 @ Arkansas

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. South Carolina State (CUSATV) #5
5. (156) Marshall Thundering Herd 0-0

BYE

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Morgan State (beIN Sports) T3
6. (129) UTEP Miners 1-0

W: 38-22 vs. NMSU

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ Texas (Longhorn Network) #6
7. (90) Old Dominion Monarchs 1-0

W: 54-21 vs. Hampton

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ App State (American Sports Network) #9
8. (79) Florida Atlantic Owls 1-0

W; 38-30 vs. Southern Illinois

Saturday, 4 PM MT, vs. Southern Illinois #8
9. (78)

Rice Owls

0-1, (0-1)

L; 46-16 @ WKU

Saturday, 10 AM MT, @ Army (CBS Sports Network) #7
10. (71) Florida International Golden Panthers 0-1 L: 34-13 vs. Indiana

Thursday, 6:00 PM MT, vs. Maryland (CBS Sports Network)


#10
11. (70) UTSA Roadrunners 1-0

W: 26-13 vs. Alabama State

Saturday, 2 PM MT, @ Colorado State (MWC Network/Campus Insiders) #11
12. (42) North Texas Mean Green 0-1

L: 34-21 vs. SMU

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. Bethune-Cookman (CUSATV) #12
13. (19) Charlotte 49ers 0-1

L: 70-14 @ Louisvilla

Saturday, 4 PM MT, vs. Elon, (CUSATV) #13
***Voting comprised of  16 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

Miner Rush C-USA players of the week
Offense: Aaron Jones, UTEP, 249 yards rushing 2 TD's
Defense: Middle Tennessse's defense for pitching a shutout
Special Teams: Terry Juniel, UTEP, 17.3 yards average in 6 punt returns

SB Nation's Underdog G5 Poll Ballot from MinerRush

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