Week 10 College Football Rankings

It’s SEC domination! My top 5 are all schools from the SEC this week. My new #1 is Mississippi State, followed by Auburn, Ole Miss, Alabama, and LSU. Georgia comes in at #9. The Big 12 is represented by #6 TCU, #8 Kansas State and #10 Oklahoma. The ACC’s lone representative in my top 10 is defending national champs Florida State at #7. Just outside my top 10 are #11 Baylor and #12 West Virginia. The Pac-12’s highest ranked team is #14 Oregon. The Big 10’s highest ranked team is #16 Michigan State.

My Top 25:

  1. Mississippi State (7-0, 86.409)
  2. Auburn (6-1, 84.432)
  3. Ole Miss (7-1, 83.860)
  4. Alabama (7-1, 82.893)
  5. LSU (7-2, 82.151)
  6. TCU (6-1, 80.766)
  7. Florida State (7-0, 80.621)
  8. Kansas State (6-1, 80.175)
  9. Georgia (6-1, 79.834)
  10. Oklahoma (5-2, 79.726)
  11. Baylor (6-1, 79.019)
  12. West Virginia (6-2, 78.652)
  13. Texas A&M (5-3, 78.462)
  14. Oregon (7-1, 78.451)
  15. Notre Dame (6-1, 78.030)
  16. Michigan State (7-1, 77.712)
  17. Clemson (6-2, 77.408)
  18. Nebraska (7-1, 76.886)
  19. Arizona State (6-1, 76.810)
  20. Arizona (6-1, 76.282)
  21. UCLA (6-2, 76.034)
  22. Utah (6-1, 75.837)
  23. Arkansas (4-4, 75.728)
  24. Missouri (6-2, 75.705)
  25. Florida (3-3, 75.656)

North Dakota State just missed my Top 25. Unbeaten Marshall comes in at #31. East Carolina comes in at #45. Virginia Tech falls to #54 followed by Virginia at #55. Old Dominion falls to #117.

My complete rankings can be found here.

Conference Rankings (Avg of all teams in conference):

  1. SEC (78.044)
  2. Big 12 (75.029)
  3. Pac-12 (73.609)
  4. ACC (72.188)
  5. Big 10 (72.169)
  6. Mountain West (68.143)
  7. Conference USA (66.612)
  8. All-American (65.517)
  9. MAC (63.706)
  10. Sun Belt (63.147)

Week 7 NFL Rankings

Another week in the books. Here are my rankings after Week 7:

  1. Denver (5-1, 58.027)
  2. Arizona (5-1, 56.092)
  3. Indianapolis (5-2, 55.401)
  4. Philadelphia (5-1, 54.994)
  5. Dallas (6-1, 54.424)
  6. San Francisco (4-3, 53.974)
  7. San Diego (5-2, 53.642)
  8. Seattle (3-3, 52.741)
  9. Baltimore (5-2, 52.719)
  10. Kansas City (3-3, 52.595)
  11. Green Bay (5-2, 51.873)
  12. Detroit (5-2, 51.507)
  13. New England (5-2, 51.455)
  14. Cincinnati (3-2-1, 51.162)
  15. Buffalo (4-3, 50.627)
  16. New York Giants (3-4, 50.043)
  17. Miami (3-3, 49.962)
  18. Houston (3-4, 49.552)
  19. Carolina (3-3-1, 49.290)
  20. Chicago (3-4, 48.558)
  21. Pittsburgh (4-3, 48.346)
  22. St. Louis (2-4, 47.880)
  23. Cleveland (3-3, 47.801)
  24. Washington (2-5, 47.646)
  25. Tennessee (2-5, 47.252)
  26. New Orleans (2-4, 46.029)
  27. Minnesota (2-5, 45.832)
  28. New York Jets (1-6, 45.470)
  29. Jacksonville (1-6, 44.914)
  30. Atlanta (2-5, 44.852)
  31. Tampa Bay (1-5, 43.160)
  32. Oakland (0-6, 42.617)

Here are my rankings based on games for the last calendar year:

  1. Denver (14-4, 55.016)
  2. Arizona (12-3, 54.703)
  3. Seattle (13-5, 54.576)
  4. San Francisco (13-6, 53.601)
  5. Philadelphia (12-4, 53.087)
  6. New England (13-5, 52.781)
  7. San Diego (11-7, 52.401)
  8. Indianapolis (12-6, 52.035)
  9. Carolina (12-5-1, 51.843)
  10. Cincinnati (9-6-1, 51.747)
  11. Baltimore (10-6, 51.299)
  12. Dallas (10-6, 51.031)
  13. Kansas City (7-9, 50.657)
  14. New York Giants (9-7, 50.245)
  15. New Orleans (9-9, 50.169)
  16. Detroit (8-8, 50.120)
  17. St. Louis (6-9, 50.013)
  18. Green Bay (9-8-1, 49.991)
  19. Pittsburgh (10-7, 49.861)
  20. Miami (8-8, 49.622)
  21. Chicago (7-9, 48.930)
  22. Minnesota (6-10-1, 48.418)
  23. Buffalo (7-9, 48.288)
  24. Tennessee (6-10, 47.633)
  25. Tampa Bay (5-11, 47.515)
  26. New York Jets (5-11, 46.853)
  27. Atlanta (4-13, 46.512)
  28. Cleveland (4-11, 46.510)
  29. Jacksonville (5-11, 46.153)
  30. Washington (3-14, 45.967)
  31. Houston (3-13, 45.486)
  32. Oakland (2-14, 44.563)

Week 9 College Football Rankings

It’s an SEC domination at the top of my rankings as Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Auburn and Alabama take my top 4 spots. Georgia comes in at #7 and LSU comes in at #9 to give the SEC 6 of the top 9 teams.

With Florida State’s controversial win over Notre Dame, they move up to #6 and look like they have the best shot at finishing the regular season undefeated. The Big 12 remains my second highest ranked conference. The Pac-12 remains my third highest rated conference overall. Oregon is their highest rated team and comes in at #13. The ACC remains my fourth highest ranked conference. The Big 10 stays just behind the ACC. Michigan State is the highest ranked Big 10 school and comes in at #17.

My highest ranked non-Power 5 school this week is Marshall. They come in at #25. Right on their heels is North Dakota State, who is the highest ranked FCS school. They come in at #26.

Duke comes in at #37 this week. East Carolina is #39. Virginia falls to #49 and Virginia Tech falls to #50. Old Dominion had the week off and comes in at #113.

Here’s my Top 25:

  1. Ole MIss (7-0, 87.801)
  2. Mississippi St (6-0, 86.388)
  3. Auburn (5-1, 84.502)
  4. Alabama (6-1, 84.324)
  5. TCU (5-1, 81.623)
  6. Florida State (7-0, 80.977)
  7. Georgia (6-1, 80.038)
  8. Kansas State (5-1, 79.757)
  9. LSU (6-2, 79.670)
  10. Baylor (6-1, 79.499)
  11. Oklahoma (5-2, 79.458)
  12. Texas A&M (5-3, 79.454)
  13. Oregon (6-1, 78.729)
  14. West Virginia (5-2, 78.531)
  15. Notre Dame (6-1, 78.009)
  16. Clemson (5-2, 77.442)
  17. Michigan State (6-1, 77.359)
  18. Arizona (5-1, 76.817)
  19. UCLA (5-2, 76.466)
  20. Arkansas (3-4, 76.189)
  21. Arizona State (5-1, 76.154)
  22. Nebraska (6-1, 76.133)
  23. Missouri (5-2, 76.048)
  24. Southern Cal (5-2, 75.867)
  25. Marshall (7-0, 75.729)

A list of my complete rankings can be found here.

My FBS conference rankings:

  1. SEC (78.312)
  2. Big 12 (75.407)
  3. Pac-12 (73.658)
  4. ACC (72.478)
  5. Big 10 (72.109)
  6. Mountain West (68.437)
  7. Conference USA (66.847)
  8. All American (65.539)
  9. MAC (63.725)
  10. Sun Belt (62.782)

NFL Rankings

Time for my NFL rankings. My rankings are starting to level out now. Still a couple of surprises in there. But for the most part, they are looking pretty good now. So here they are:

  1. Denver (4-1, 57.199)
  2. Arizona (4-1, 56.849)
  3. San Diego (5-1, 55.883)
  4. Seattle (3-2, 54.954)
  5. Dallas (5-1, 54.614)
  6. San Francisco (4-2, 54.213)
  7. Indianapolis (4-2, 54.178)
  8. Philadelphia (5-1, 54.100)
  9. Baltimore (4-2, 53.028)
  10. Cincinnati (3-1-1, 52.714)
  11. Detroit (4-2, 51.893)
  12. Green Bay (4-2, 51.426)
  13. New England (4-2 51.209)
  14. Buffalo (3-3, 51.069)
  15. Kansas City (2-3, 50.854)
  16. Carolina (3-2-1, 50.648)
  17. Houston (3-3, 50.604)
  18. New York Giants (3-3, 50.502)
  19. Cleveland (3-2, 50.082)
  20. Chicago (3-3, 49.962)
  21. Miami (2-3, 48.271)
  22. Tennessee (2-4, 47.935)
  23. Pittsburgh (3-3, 47.710)
  24. New Orleans (2-3, 46.540)
  25. Washington (1-5, 46.398)
  26. New York Jets (1-5, 45.658)
  27. Atlanta (2-4, 45.635)
  28. Minnesota (2-4, 45.511)
  29. St. Louis (1-4, 44.931)
  30. Tampa Bay (1-5, 42.962)
  31. Oakland (0-5, 42.003)
  32. Jacksonville (0-6, 41.199)

So what about over the last year? Including scores going back to Week 7 of last year, we see some big differences. How about those Arizona Cardinals? Most underrated team in the NFL since last year.

  1. Seattle (14-4, 55.618)
  2. Arizona (11-4, 54.411)
  3. San Francisco (14-5, 54.147)
  4. Denver (13-5, 54.000)
  5. San Diego (12-6, 52.817)
  6. Carolina (13-4-1, 52.782)
  7. Philadelphia (12-5, 52.479)
  8. Cincinnati (10-5-1, 52.472)
  9. New England (12-6, 51.919)
  10. Indianapolis (12-6, 51.578)
  11. Dallas (10-6, 51.409)
  12. New York Giants (10-6, 51.025)
  13. Baltimore (9-7, 50.818)
  14. New Orleans (9-8, 50.798)
  15. Pittsburgh (10-7, 50.054)
  16. Kansas City (7-9, 49.916)
  17. Green Bay (9-8-1, 49.793)
  18. Detroit (7-9, 49.768)
  19. St. Louis (5-10, 49.176)
  20. Chicago (7-9, 48.848)
  21. Miami (7-9, 48.773)
  22. Minnesota (6-10-1, 48.370)
  23. Buffalo (7-9, 48.138)
  24. Tennessee (6-10, 47.693)
  25. Atlanta (5-12, 47.456)
  26. New York Jets (6-10, 47.416)
  27. Tampa Bay (5-12, 47.336)
  28. Cleveland (4-11, 46.789)
  29. Washington (3-14, 46.138)
  30. Jacksonville (4-12, 45.324)
  31. Houston (3-13, 45.320)
  32. Oakland (2-13, 44.466)

College Football Rankings

It’s that time of year again. College football. Greatest sport there is! And my rankings are out. What the heck are they eating in Mississippi this year? My top two teams this week are Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Defending national champions Florida State remain undefeated, but come in at #9 this week. This could change next week as they take on #12 Notre Dame.

How about my local FBS schools? I’m excited about East Carolina’s season this year, but they come in at #41 this week. Their best win is over #42 Virginia Tech. And the other Virginia school, UVA is #43 this week. Old Dominion falls to #109 this week after suffering their third straight defeat. Welcome to FBS!

My complete rankings of all 759 schools are here.

My top 10:

  1. Ole Miss
  2. Mississippi State
  3. Baylor
  4. Auburn
  5. TCU
  6. Alabama
  7. Texas A&M
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Florida State
  10. LSU

College Football Division Rankings:

  1. NCAA FBS (69.65)
  2. NCAA FCS (55.46)
  3. NCAA D2 (46.99)
  4. NCAA D3 (41.79)
  5. NAIA (40.11)
  6. USCAA (36.65)

FBS Conference Rankings:

  1. SEC (78.08)
  2. Big 12 (75.48)
  3. Pac-12 (73.19)
  4. ACC (71.91)
  5. Big 10 (71.74)
  6. Mountain West (69.41)
  7. Conference USA (66.69)
  8. All American Conference (65.28)
  9. Mid-America Conference (63.11)
  10. Sun Belt (62.18)

My Olympus OM-D E-M1 has arrived!

Just got my Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera in at work this morning. The Olympus M.Zuiko 45mm f/1.8 lens was shipped with it as well. Unfortunately, I forgot to bring a SD card with me today so I can’t test this out until I get home later.

First Impressions:

This camera is slightly larger than the E-M5, but feels much better in my hand because of the hand grip. And its way smaller than my Canon 7D. I’ll do a comparison of the two this evening.

It's all mine!

FOR SALE

It’s been a tough decision, but I’ve finally decided to sell my camera gear. I have to make room for the new stuff. So without further ado, here is my list of gear that is available for sale:

Canon 7D body $900
Canon 7D

Canon BG-E7 Battery Grip $100
Canon BG-E7 Battery Grip

Canon RS-80N3 Remote Switch $25
Canon Remote Switch RS-80N3

Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS lens $800
Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS lens

Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT $400
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT

Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II lens $300
Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II lens

Lexar CF Firewire 800 Card Reader $50
Lexar CF Firewire 800 Card Reader

PRO1 DIGITAL 77mm Circular Polarizer HMC Filter $50
Pro1 Digital 77mm Circular Polarizer Filter

B+W 77mm Graduated Neutral Density Filter $70
B+W 77mm Graduated Neutral Density Filter

Light Craft 77mm Neutral Density Filter $100
Light Craft 77mm Neutral Density Filter

I have the original packaging for everything but the remote switch and card reader. All prices are negotiable.They are going on eBay soon.