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How we voted in the power rankings

Here's how Brian and I voted in the latest installment of the ESPN.com power rankings:

Brian Bennett's ballot

1. LSU

2. Alabama

3. Oklahoma State

4. Stanford

5. Boise State

6. Oregon

7. Oklahoma

8. Arkansas

9. Nebraska

10. South Carolina

11. Clemson

12. Virginia Tech

13. Michigan

14. Penn State

15. Houston

16. Michigan State

17. Wisconsin

18. USC

19. Kansas State

20. Georgia

21. Arizona State

22. Georgia Tech

23. Cincinnati

24. West Virginia

25. SMU

Adam Rittenberg's ballot

1. LSU

2. Alabama

3. Oklahoma State

4. Stanford

5. Boise State

6. Oklahoma

7. Oregon

8. Arkansas

9. South Carolina

10. Nebraska

11. Clemson

12. Houston

13. Virginia Tech

14. Penn State

15. Michigan

16. Michigan State

17. Georgia

18. Wisconsin

19. Kansas State

20. USC

21. Arizona State

22. Cincinnati

23. West Virginia

24. Southern Miss

25. Ohio State

Our top 5 teams are identical, and we have the same 10 squads in our top 10s. I'm a little higher on Oklahoma and South Carolina, while Brian has Oregon ranked ahead of OU and Nebraska ahead of South Carolina. He has Michigan ahead of Penn State, while I have the 8-1 Nittany Lions ahead of Brady Hoke's crew. I have Case Keenum's Houston Cougars ranked three spots higher than Brian does, while he likes Virginia Tech a few spots higher. We both have Michigan State at No. 16, and Brian has the slumping Wisconsin Badgers one spot higher than I do. SMU rounds out Brian's Top 25, while I went with Ohio State, which could be the most dangerous team in the Big Ten during the month of November. The Buckeyes really impressed me Saturday night.