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College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:42 pm

Final 2008 AP Rankings wrote: 1. Florida (48) 13-1
2. Utah (16) 13-0
3. Southern California (1) 12-1
4. Texas 12-1
5. Oklahoma 12-2
6. Alabama 12-2
7. Texas Christian 11-2
8. Penn State 11-2
9. Ohio State 10-3
10. Oregon 10-3
11. Boise State 12-1
12. Texas Tech 11-2
13. Georgia 10-3
14. Mississippi 9-4
15. Virginia Tech 10-4
16. Oklahoma State 9-4
17. Cincinnati 11-3
18. Oregon State 9-4
19. Missouri 10-4
20. Iowa 9-4
21. Florida State 9-4
22. Georgia Tech 9-4
23. West Virginia 9-4
24. Michigan State 9-4
25. Brigham Young 10-3
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:47 pm

AP Top 25
1. Florida (58) 0-0 1,498
2. Texas (2) 0-0 1,424
3. Oklahoma 0-0 1,370
4. USC 0-0 1,313
5. Alabama 0-0 1,156
6. Ohio State 0-0 1,113
7. Virginia Tech 0-0 1,054
8. Mississippi 0-0 1,047
9. Oklahoma State 0-0 989
9. Penn State 0-0 989
11. LSU 0-0 914
12. California 0-0 746
13. Georgia 0-0 714
14. Boise State 0-0 659
15. Georgia Tech 0-0 593
16. Oregon 0-0 587
17. TCU 0-0 521
18. Florida State 0-0 307
19. Utah 0-0 289
20. Brigham Young 0-0 267
21. North Carolina 0-0 261
22. Iowa 0-0 229
23. Notre Dame 0-0 225
24. Nebraska 0-0 207
25. Kansas 0-0 134
Others Receiving Votes
Oregon State 122, Illinois 105, Pittsburgh 103, Michigan State 100, Rutgers 83, Texas Tech 76, West Virginia 57, Cincinnati 44, Clemson 42, Miami (FL) 40, East Carolina 30, Tennessee 15, Arizona 13, North Carolina State 10, Boston College 9, CENTRL MICHIGAN 7, Auburn 7, UCLA 7, Northwestern 5, South Florida 3, Southern Miss 3, Vanderbilt 3, Missouri 3, South Carolina 2, Nevada 1, Arkansas 1, Houston 1, TROY 1, Tulsa 1.


USA Today Poll
1. Florida (53) 0-0 1,466
2. Texas (4) 0-0 1,386
3. Oklahoma (1) 0-0 1,358
4. USC (1) 0-0 1,321
5. Alabama 0-0 1,134
6. Ohio State 0-0 1,126
7. Virginia Tech 0-0 1,020
8. Penn State 0-0 988
9. LSU 0-0 917
10. Mississippi 0-0 889
11. Oklahoma State 0-0 861
12. California 0-0 711
13. Georgia 0-0 707
14. Oregon 0-0 694
15. Georgia Tech 0-0 559
16. Boise State 0-0 542
17. TCU 0-0 461
18. Utah 0-0 404
19. Florida State 0-0 371
20. North Carolina 0-0 293
21. Iowa 0-0 257
22. Nebraska 0-0 236
23. Notre Dame 0-0 194
24. Brigham Young 0-0 178
25. Oregon State 0-0 165
Others Receiving Votes
Kansas 138, Michigan State 136, Texas Tech 114, Cincinnati 90, Pittsburgh 64, West Virginia 55, Rutgers 51, Miami (FL) 46, Missouri 44, Illinois 38, Clemson 30, South Carolina 18, UCLA 14, Auburn 12, South Florida 11, Nevada 11, Kentucky 9, North Carolina State 7, Wisconsin 6, Arkansas 6, Northwestern 5, Southern Miss 4, Wake Forest 4, Arizona 3, Boston College 3, CENTRL MICHIGAN 3, East Carolina 3, Colorado 2, Maryland 2, Navy 2, Tennessee 2, TROY 1, Minnesota 1, Michigan 1, Houston 1.


coaches poll, if you don't like the AP.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:49 pm

2009 AP Pre-season rankings wrote: 1. Florida (58)
2. Texas (2)
3. Oklahoma
4. Southern California
5. Alabama
6. Ohio State
7. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
8. Mississippi
9. Penn State
9. Oklahoma State
11. Louisiana State
12. California
13. Georgia
14. Boise State
15. Georgia Institute of Technology
16. Oregon
17. Texas Christian
18. Florida State
19. Utah
20. Brigham Young
21. North Carolina
22. Iowa
23. Notre Dame
24. Nebraska
25. Kansas
Florida's 58 of 60 first place votes is the highest percentage recorded in an AP pre-season poll.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:54 pm

The ESPN / USA Today coaches' poll is useless. The coaches don't watch the games. How can they evaluate how good those other teams are? Some flunky fills out the ballot. Frequently, the flunky manipulates the votes to favor a certain conference or downgrade a rival school.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:59 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:The ESPN / USA Today coaches' poll is useless. The coaches don't watch the games. How can they evaluate how good those other teams are? Some flunky fills out the ballot. Frequently, the flunky manipulates the votes to favor a certain conference or downgrade a rival school.



I agree. Just wanted to include it for completeness sake. Are you a fan of any certain team JAE?
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:06 pm

I am an alumnus of the University of Florida. Go Gators!
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:08 pm

BOOOOOOOOOO! I go to KU. :)
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:20 am

I love how, even after going 3-9 last year, Michigan can still get one vote :lol:
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:33 am

Obsidian wrote:I love how, even after going 3-9 last year, Michigan can still get one vote :lol:


Well, these votes are supposed to be based on how the teams rank right now. Not last year. But then again that was probably some lowly assistant at Detroit college or something wanting Michigan in the news.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:29 am

Disclaimer: I go to Ohio State

I don't understand why with all this talk from just about everyone that Penn State will win the Big Ten (Most likely true!) that everyone placed OSU in front of PSU in the rankings. It just doesn't make sense. The ranks should have been reversed, with us coming in at #9 or 8 and PSU coming in at #6.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:36 am

That would be the same Ohio State team that had to have Navy botch a 2-point conversion at the end of the game to survive this week?
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:52 am

CampinCarl wrote:Disclaimer: I go to Ohio State

I don't understand why with all this talk from just about everyone that Penn State will win the Big Ten (Most likely true!) that everyone placed OSU in front of PSU in the rankings. It just doesn't make sense. The ranks should have been reversed, with us coming in at #9 or 8 and PSU coming in at #6.


This is what I'm saying. PSU was the better team last year, and granted they lost some talent on the defensive side of the ball, but still... everyone loses people every year. How do you rank a team that chokes in bowl games every year (THEE Ohio State) in the top 10 consistently, and the team that beat them last year and is the consensus choice to win the Big 10 this year too, but Ohio State is ranked higher. The BCS is stupid.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:53 am

Corrado wrote:The BCS is stupid.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:55 am

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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:01 am

Associated Press Top 25, week 2 wrote:1. Florida (56)
2. Texas (2)
3. Southern California
4. Alabama (2)
5. Oklahoma State
6. Mississippi
7. Penn State
8. Ohio State
9. Brigham Young
10. California
11. Louisiana State
12. Boise State
13. Oklahoma
14. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
15. Georgia Institute of Technology
16. Texas Christian
17. Utah
18. Notre Dame
19. North Carolina
20. Miami (FL)
21. Georgia
22. Nebraska
23. Cincinnati
24. Kansas
25. Missouri
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:07 am

So again, Ohio State squeeks out a win against freaking NAVY by 3 points, and PSU beats Akron by 11ty million, and they both move up in the rankings?
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:39 am

We dropped from 6 to 8. We should have dropped out of the top 10. Also, Navy isn't as bad as everyone seems to think. That triple option is wild. They haven't been out of the top 3 rushing teams since 2001. I don't think they've missed a bowl game in about the same time frame. I think they just don't get respect because they're an academy.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:43 pm

Corrado wrote:
CampinCarl wrote:Disclaimer: I go to Ohio State

I don't understand why with all this talk from just about everyone that Penn State will win the Big Ten (Most likely true!) that everyone placed OSU in front of PSU in the rankings. It just doesn't make sense. The ranks should have been reversed, with us coming in at #9 or 8 and PSU coming in at #6.


This is what I'm saying. PSU was the better team last year, and granted they lost some talent on the defensive side of the ball, but still... everyone loses people every year. How do you rank a team that chokes in bowl games every year (THEE Ohio State) in the top 10 consistently, and the team that beat them last year and is the consensus choice to win the Big 10 this year too, but Ohio State is ranked higher. The BCS is stupid.


Chokes in bowl games every year? Other than two lackluster performances in the BCS championship games 2 of the last 3 years, the facts just don't support your statement. Last year's Fiesta Bowl went down to the wire and 4 year winning streak leading up to the BCS championship appearances. Again, let's not let pesky facts get in the way.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:46 pm

Wow MN got a vote!
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:54 pm

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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:54 pm

I vote teams that give themselves super soft schedules should fall in ranks. I can't stand college football. When you're the number one team in the nation and you play two schools no one knows even exists you don't deserve to be on the field.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:26 pm

Skrying wrote:I vote teams that give themselves super soft schedules should fall in ranks. I can't stand college football. When you're the number one team in the nation and you play two schools no one knows even exists you don't deserve to be on the field.


The thing is, someone has to play them. If they play someone like a Florida or Texas they get national recognition. It's a good deal for everyone for those teams to play the big guys. I do agree that deliberately scheduling a soft non-con sucks, but it's always going to happen. ROCK CHALK
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:26 pm

Down goes Dame!. Overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, well you get the point.

The announcers were polishing ND's knob the whole game, including Charlie of course. The mere fact that they had Matt Millen in the booth calling a Michigan game just doubled the nausea.

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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:30 pm

PRIME1 wrote:Down goes Dame!. Overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, overrated, well you get the point.

The announcers were polishing ND's knob the whole game, including Charlie of course. The mere fact that they had Matt Millen in the booth calling a Michigan game just doubled the nausea.

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They were on the road at one of the biggest home fields in college and came within 11 seconds of winning. How does that make them overrated?
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:53 pm

Because they lost to an unranked michigan, with people saying this year could be their year for a national championship or big bowl. GO BLUE!!!
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:43 pm

Well that was a frustrating loss. Too many opportunities to put the game away were missed while USC wasn't clicking on offense. For all the talk about USC's young QB, Pryor still looked like he has a lot of room to grow as a QB. At least it was a good game and wasn't a blowout. Then again, the blowouts are easier to get over, these last minute losses like tonight and the Fiesta Bowl against Texas last January hurt.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:47 am

[pui]*sigh*. Another last-few-minutes-of-the-game loss for us. Jeez. Also, that freaking int on the third play was ridiculous. Why the hell did he throw that? Lamest duck pass I've ever seen.

I just hope Pryor shapes up; he's still playing like he's a freshmen with all the stupid mistakes he has made these past two games.[/pui]
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:43 am

ifittakesforever wrote:Well that was a frustrating loss. Too many opportunities to put the game away were missed while USC wasn't clicking on offense. For all the talk about USC's young QB, Pryor still looked like he has a lot of room to grow as a QB. At least it was a good game and wasn't a blowout. Then again, the blowouts are easier to get over, these last minute losses like tonight and the Fiesta Bowl against Texas last January hurt.

Yup. Pryor had a few good plays.. but he has a lot of growing up to do in the decision-making area.
The coaching calls on the last drive before the half surely did not help either. That 3 points was costly and there was no reason for it.

Unfortunately, I expect USC to continue to improve greatly this year as there QB grows up.. and don't really expect the same from Ohio St.
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:51 am

looking forward to Nebraska v Virginia Tech next week.
Hopefully it's a mistake-free game on the Nebraska side. :)

It's hard to tell really how good either team is at this point...
I'm sure V Tech will be favored by a good few points but I think Nebraska has a chance
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Re: College Football 2009

Postposted on Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:20 am

ghstbstr65 wrote:Because they lost to an unranked michigan, with people saying this year could be their year for a national championship or big bowl. GO BLUE!!!


I dunno, Clausen looked GOOD. The offense was walking up and down the field all day. The Irish D let them down big time playing that prevent D. Its been said 1000 times, the only thing prevent D does is prevent you from holding the lead.



As for Ohio State, choking in a big game? Who'da thought? </psualum>
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