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Irish No. 1 In Our BlogPoll Ballot


Irish, Florida 1-2 in our last ballot of the regular season, but of course it's 'Bama that will play in the national title game.

Why Florida Should Be Ranked No. 2


Yes, Florida lost to Georgia. But their overall resume is significantly better than Alabama and Georgia's. Also, Ball State enters our BlogPoll Top 25 this week.

Irish Take Over Top Spot In Our BlogPoll Top 25


Undefeated Fighting Irish shift into the No. 1 spot in our BlogPoll ballot this week. Northern Illinois, Kent State and Toledo all ranked in our Top 25.

Ohio Defense Still Trying to Stop Ball State

Edwards, Banks combines for more than 300 yards rushing in Ball State's 52-27 rout of Ohio.

Flash In The Pan? Kent State In BlogPoll Top 25


Golden Flashes up to No. 23 after a 9-1 start. The Kentucky loss feels like it happened a decade ago.

It's Duck Season With This Week's BlogPoll Ballot


Oregon moves into No. 1 in our BlogPoll ballot for this week. Toledo drops but remains in our Top 25 as Northern Illinois and Kent State both move up.

Who's Gonna Score Points For Ball State?


Ball State's top returning scorer only started three games last season. But Jesse Berry is more than equipped to take over the leadership mantle.

Rockets Fly Into BlogPoll Top 25


Toledo 22nd, with Kent State (27), Northern Illinois (28) and Ohio (31) not too far behind

Stability reigns in our BlogPoll Top 25 this week


Three MAC teams - Toledo, Northern Illinois and Kent State - all move up.

MAC teams knocking on the door of BlogPoll Top 25


Toledo, Kent State, Northern Illinois ranked between 26-30

The MAC party continues in this week's BlogPoll


Three Mid-American Conference teams - Toledo, Northern Illinois and Kent State - are in our BlogPoll Top 25 ballot for this week.

BlogPoll Voters love themselves some MAC


Toledo, Northern Illinois, Kent State and Ball State all receive votes in this week's BlogPoll Top 25

It's a #MACtion party in our BlogPoll Top 25


Three Mid-American Conference teams are among the nation's top 25 teams according to our latest BlogPoll ballot

MAC teams see love in Week 7 BlogPoll


Ohio remains in the BlogPoll Top 25; Northern Illinois, Toledo, Ball State and Kent State all receiving votes from someone, somewhere

BlogPoll ballot: WV tumbles, what about Ohio?


Our BlogPoll voter jumps off the West Virginia bandwagon while also wondering if it's time to dismiss Ohio from his ballot.

Ohio Scoots Up To #23 In BlogPoll


Ohio moves up two spots to No. 23 while Northern Illinois and Toledo also receive votes in this week's BlogPoll Top 25. Alabama remains No. 1 but has seen its stranglehold on the top spot slip.

Bobcats make jump in our BlogPoll Top 25


Ohio moves up four spots, there's a mass exodus of B1G teams and our voter wonders where to put Notre Dame in Hustle Belt's BlogPoll Top 25 for this week.

BlogPoll Results, Week 6


No surprise that Alabama remains No. 1; Oregon State receives biggest jump, Ohio remains in the top 25 and Ball State receives votes.

BlogPoll Ballot, Week 6

Hustle Belt's BlogPoll ballot for Week 6 of the 2012 season. The Ohio University Bobcats continue to hold their spot in this week's poll.

Ohio Retains No. 25 BlogPoll Rank


The Ohio Bobcats remained in the BlogPoll Top 25 this week. With the exception of Alabama as the No. 1 team, there was a ton of movement throughout the top 25.

Ball State Is Now A MAC West Contender

Ball State beat the University of South Florida on Saturday 31-27. Where does the win rank in program history and do expectations now skyrocket?

The Hustle Belt BlogPoll Top 25 for Week 5


The top-seven for this week's Hustle Belt BlogPoll Top 25 ballot stays the same, but there are movers and shakers throughout the rest of the poll.

The Hustle Belt BlogPoll Top 25 for Week 4


The Hustle Belt BlogPoll ballot for Week 4.

Hoosiers Schott Through the Heart by Ball State

Ball State won, then lost, then won again in beating Indiana 41-39 on Saturday night.

Ball State's Rushing Attack Should Provide Fits for Indiana


Ball State's run game will determine if the Cardinals can beat Indiana for the third consecutive game.

Welcome Ohio to the BlogPoll Top 25


The BlogPoll voters recognize Ohio University this week, placing the Bobcats 25th in this week's poll heading into Week 3.

The MAC Week 3 Top 25 BlogPoll


Hustle Belt's BlogPoll ballot for week 3 brings Ohio U. into the fold and cozies up to the Big Ten while everyone else ignores them. It could have something to do with the $$$ B1G schools pay MAC...

Analyzing this week's BlogPoll Top 25


We're one week into the season. Here's how our BlogPoll ballot looks.

Let It Begin! Our Week 1 BlogPoll Ballot


Hustle Belt's top-25 poll for Week 1 of the college football season.

Jahwan Edwards Left The EMU Defense Quakin'

Ball State running back Jahwan Edwards lived up to his "Quake" nickname with 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the Cardinals' victory over Eastern Michigan.

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