Power Rankings: Old North Banter Week 3

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Sep 12, 2015; Durham, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe talks to quarterback Thomas Sirk (1) after their first possession of the game against the North Carolina Central Eagles at Wallace Wade Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports

Before Saturday’s kickoff gets to us, it is time to look at the power rankings for the teams in the state of North Carolina. Week 2 saw the state go 4-3, but all four of those wins have something common – FCS competition.

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Early season rankings are always going to see some juggling and that was the case this week. Teams are starting to begin conference play though others are still a couple weeks away from that reality. Duke’s upcoming matchup with Northwestern would be a good win, but a loss could see the NC State Wolfpack creep back up into the top spot for Week 4.