In August, we asked you to sign up for the SB Nation FanPulse community, where readers will be able to vote for their own college football top 25 poll and also participate in surveys.
After two weeks of being unranked, Maryland football is now No. 21 in the Testudo Times Fan Pulse poll, as well as No. 22 in the network-wide Top 25.
And don’t worry — if you weren’t able to sign up in time for the Week 2 poll, you can still join to share your input HERE.
Below are the Week 2 rankings, according to Testudo Times readers.
Testudo Times FanPulse Week 2 Poll
As stated previously, the Terps jumped into the site’s Top 25 this week after two victories with at least 63 points scored, taking the No. 21 spot. Mississippi State is ranked No. 24 following a Week 1 38-28 win over Louisiana Lafayette and a 38-15 victory over Southern Mississippi in Week 2. Virginia is at No. 25 after taking down Pittsburgh 30-14 in Week 1, as well as a 52-17 win over William & Mary in Week 2.
The Top 25 includes four teams with a loss already on their resume, which was quite surprising — though most of the teams they lost to were ranked. Those include No. 11 Texas (45-38 loss to LSU in Week 2), No. 13 Texas A&M (24-10 loss to Clemson in Week 2), No. 15 Oregon (27-21 loss to Auburn in Week 1) and No. 16 Washington (20-19 loss to unranked California in Week 2).
The following teams dropped out of the rankings: Syracuse (No. 21) following its 63-20 loss to Maryland, Stanford (24) after falling 45-20 to USC and Nebraska (25) following a 34-31 overtime loss to Colorado.
We also surveyed our readers to see how confident they feel in the direction of Maryland football. Last week, 89 percent felt positive about the direction. That number continued to increase this week.
And here is the top-25 from readers across SB Nation’s college network. This was calculated by averaging all the team-specific polls.
The biggest difference is that the rest of the SB Nation network only had Maryland as No. 22, and they also opted to put USC at No. 25 instead of Virginia.
Be sure to sign up if you haven’t already, and get ready to vote in the next poll after Week 3 of the college football season.