While this week’s Coaches’ Poll didn’t feature very many changes overall, there was one big difference worth noting – Florida State, the reigning national champion, dropped from No. 1 to No. 2 despite winning its contest Saturday against NC State. The Seminoles were passed by Alabama, which had a bye week after demolishing Florida two weeks ago. FSU remained No. 1 in the AP Poll, however, giving us a split decision on which team is tops in college football.
Each week, we’ve been combing through the poll to try to determine which teams are ranked higher than they should be – or, to rephrase, which teams haven’t yet earned their rankings. Ironically, Florida State has been featured on our list for weeks now. The Noles’ defensive performance against NC State surely didn’t help their cause.
Here are the five most overrated teams in this week’s poll. A few have the opportunity to silence doubters this weekend.