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FanPulse: Wolverine fan confidence continues to rise ahead of rivalry week

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Michigan fans are almost at the place they started to begin the year.

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The latest batch of SB Nation FanPulse results are in after counting up your ballots from over the weekend on both this week’s top 25 and also your confidence in where the program is heading. It’s as easy as signing up here, and bang, the survey will come to you each week and you get to represent Maize n Brew and the Michigan community in the only weekly college football and basketball poll that now matters (editorializing here, admittedly).

Here’s your updated top 25 after compiling the votes and ballots from SB Nation’s college team sites.

Ours, of course, is always a little bit different based on your responses. Here is the ballot that was sent in representing Maize n Brew from your feedback to the survey.

  1. LSU
  2. Ohio State (up one spot)
  3. Clemson (up one spot)
  4. Alabama (down two spots)
  5. Georgia (up one spot)
  6. Minnesota (up seven spots)
  7. Baylor (up three spots)
  8. Oklahoma (down one spot)
  9. Penn State (down four spots)
  10. Florida (up one spot)
  11. Oregon (down two spots)
  12. Utah (down four spots)
  13. Auburn (down one spot)
  14. Michigan
  15. Memphis
  16. Wisconsin (up one spot)
  17. Notre Dame (down one spot)
  18. Cincinnati
  19. SMU
  20. App State (up four spots)
  21. Boise State (up one spot)
  22. Virginia Tech (not ranked last week)
  23. Indiana (not ranked last week)
  24. Wake Forest (down four spots)
  25. Louisiana Tech

As far as fan confidence goes, things are holding steady with the slightest uptick this week and the second-highest measurement of the year.

Week 1: 92.4 percent

Week 2: 51.4 percent

Week 3: 58.9 percent

Week 4: 12.7 percent

Week 5: 46.7 percent

Week 6: 36.1 percent

Week 7: 32.8 percent

Week 8: 44 percent

Week 9: 83.8 percent

Week 10: 82.9 percent

Week 11: 85.1 percent

For those of you not familiar with this initiative and want to get involved, and please do, you can signup for the SB Nation FanPulse poll here. The surveys will go out once all of the games have concluded and the ballot is ready to roll.