Boilermakings presents the Blogpoll Week 8

Stephen Dunn

Purdue news and notes for 10/23

First, here is the blogpoll for week 8:

College Football Rankings 2011

Results for Week 8

# School Points/blog SD Delta
1 Alabama Crimson Tide (55) 24.41 1.05 --
2 Florida Gators (16) 23.19 1.37 Arrow_up 1
3 Oregon Ducks (2) 23.00 1.22 Arrow_down -1
4 Kansas St. Wildcats (4) 22.61 1.75 --
5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1) 20.92 1.53 --
6 LSU Tigers 18.62 2.12 --
7 Oregon St. Beavers 18.15 2.70 Arrow_up 1
8 Oklahoma Sooners 17.48 2.95 Arrow_up 1
9 Ohio St. Buckeyes (1) 15.34 5.12 Arrow_up 1
10 USC Trojans 15.03 3.38 Arrow_up 2
11 Florida St. Seminoles 14.51 3.40 --
12 Mississippi St. Bulldogs 12.51 3.22 Arrow_up 2
13 Texas Tech Red Raiders 11.24 3.98 Arrow_up 5
14 Clemson Tigers 11.09 3.54 Arrow_up 2
15 Georgia Bulldogs 10.97 3.84 Arrow_down -2
16 Louisville Cardinals 10.35 3.72 Arrow_down -1
17 South Carolina Gamecocks 9.97 3.72 Arrow_down -10
18 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 9.20 3.72 Arrow_up 1
19 Stanford Cardinal 7.19 4.02 Arrow_up 3
20 Ohio Bobcats 5.10 4.31 Arrow_up 3
21 Texas A&M Aggies 4.70 3.95 Arrow_down -1
22 Michigan Wolverines 4.15 3.18 Arrow_up 3
23 Boise St. Broncos 4.09 3.58 Arrow_up 3
24 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1.82 2.56 Arrow_up 5
25 West Virginia Mountaineers 1.54 2.42 Arrow_down -8
Others Receiving Votes: Texas Longhorns | Wisconsin Badgers | Toledo Rockets | Nebraska Cornhuskers | Northern Illinois Huskies | Penn St. Nittany Lions | Duke Blue Devils | Tulsa Golden Hurricane | Cincinnati Bearcats | TCU Horned Frogs | Arizona St. Sun Devils | Oklahoma St. Cowboys | North Carolina Tar Heels | Arizona Wildcats | UCLA Bruins | Michigan St. Spartans | Nevada Wolf Pack | ULM Warhawks | N.C. State Wolfpack | Kent St. Golden Flashes | Northwestern Wildcats | Ball St. Cardinals
Updated: Oct 23, 2012 10:00 AM EDT

Next up, some Boilermakings Notes:

Warriors' Landry will get his minutes - Vallejo Times Herald
LOS ANGELES -- Warriors power forward Carl Landry said he doesn't pay attention to how many minutes he plays.

Purdue’s basketball team gets bigger, plans to improve rebounding | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — There’s probably not a player with the post position skills of either Carl Landry or JaJuan Johnson on this Purdue men’s basketball team, but for the first time in Matt Painter’s eighth season coaching the Boilermakers, there is strength in numbers on the interior.

quick hits for 10/18 - Purdue Exponent: Home
JaJuan Johnson might get cut from the rockets, while E`Twaun Moore will likely play extensively in Orlando.

Indiana Fever win franchise-first WNBA title against defending champion Minnesota Lynx - Swish Appeal
It's probably fair to say that nobody expected the Indiana Fever to deny the Minnesota Lynx a second consecutive title. Not only did they accomplish the feat, but they did so in convincing fashion: winning the series 3-1 with an impressive 87-78 win. But they had three Boilermakers.

Know Your Non-conference Opponent: Purdue - Banners On The Parkway
Xavier's first true road test of the season will be against the Purdue Boilermakers. Will this season's matchup shake out as well as last year's did for X?

2012 bowl projections, Week 9: Alabama, Oregon to title game, but O, for a playoff - SBNation.com
It's the Meineke Car Care Bowl for Purdue against TCU!

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