Things have shuffled a bit since the preseason, with ULL underachieving and Georgia Southern overachieving in two heartbreaking losses. Here some rankings of Sun Belt football teams to ponder as A-State enters its final non-conference game against Utah State. Georgia Southern doesn’t have to play the Cajuns or the Red Wolves this year, so they may have an inside track for the championship, but they won’t be bowl eligible until 2015.
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Pretty clear agreement on the bottom 5 Sun Belt teams at this point: Idaho, Troy, Georgia State, New Mexico State and Appalachian State. These teams will not compete for a Sun Belt championship this season – although that might be a premature declaration on APP.
Texas State is the bridge between the top 5 and the bottom 5.
And the 5 real contenders for the SBC championship at this point are: