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2009 sj.com College Football Poll -- FINAL POLL PG 25!!!!!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by slappy4428, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    2009 Poll Archive
    Week 1 -- Sept. 9, 2009
    Week 2 -- Sept. 14, 2009
    Week 3 -- Sept. 21, 2009
    Week 4 -- Sept. 28, 2009
    Week 5 -- Oct. 5, 2009
    Week 6 -- Oct. 12, 2009
    Week 7 -- Oct. 19, 2009
    Week 8 -- Oct. 26, 2009
    Week 9 -- Nov. 2, 2009
    Week 10 -- Nov. 9, 2009
    Week 11 -- Nov. 16, 2009
    Week 12 -- Nov. 23, 2009
    Week 13 -- Nov. 30, 2009
    Week 14 -- Dec. 7, 2009
    Final poll -- Jan. 8, 2010

    Changes in attitude? Changes in shmatitude
    Aug. 13, 2009

    By SLAPPY 4428
    Poll Boy


    Change.

    It’s what keeps college football different and more exciting than the NFL. OK, that and 32 bowls. OK, bands. And there’s more than 32 teams that matter as long as you live outside $EC Country.

    Oh. And recruiting. Forgot me some recruiting, where coaches look for that blend of talent, potential and character – unless its Michigan, where it's no business like snow business.

    True, the usual suspects highlight this poll and any poll. Yes, Florida is on top, and probably will be after an 0-11 season, because gosh darn it, we just can’t get enough of the greatest player on the greatest team in the greatest conference in college football.

    And yeah, Texas and Oklahoma are there – but fret not, they won’t be by Halloween; by then, one will beat the other and the winner will lose another game it shouldn’t.

    And there’s USC, hiding out at No. 4 in the poll and waiting for the Reggie Bush/O.J. Mayo lack-of-institutional-control shoe to drop.

    But look closer. There’s a lot of unfamiliar faces there.

    Mississippi hasn’t mattered since the Reconstruction, yet Houston Nutt – who wasn’t good enough for the Piggies – has the Rabble in 11th.

    North Carolina, which recently discovered it was a BCS school, decided it would try hard in a third sport after basketball and lacrosse.

    Iowa, feeling a little giddy-up in its step after a 9-4 season, decided to guarantee itself a Homecoming win this season and scheduled Michigan.

    Notre Dame, which hasn’t won a neutral site bowl game since Bush, the Elder’s, Administration. It has however beaten Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl twice during the Clinton Administration and just this last year beat Hawaii in Honolulu during Bush, the Stupid’s, Administration.

    And that brings us to the unholy faux four of party-crashers – TCU, Boise State, BYU and Utah. You know them. Those are the schools who want to play BCS teams during the regular season and beat them. Then play BCS schools during the postseason and beat them more – only for more money and prestige.

    You’d like to think that this is the year the little guy gets respect. After all, a 13th place start is the highest for any non-BCS team in this poll.

    But sadly, even going 13-0 and beating BCS teams won’t matter in the end. It’s not going to be about winning with style; it’s going to be about the big guys hogging all the pie. You want revenue sharing? Try the NFL.

    That’s not going to change.

    SportsJournalists.com COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL
    8/13/2009
    RK. TEAM (1st) PTS Last

    1. Florida (32) 917 1
    2. Texas (3) 852 4
    3. Oklahoma 845 5
    4. USC (1) 830 3
    5. Alabama 702 7
    6. Ohio State 695 11
    7. Virginia Tech 693 15
    8. Penn State 613 8
    9. Oklahoma State (1) 585 16
    10. LSU 577 NR
    11. Mississippi 553 13
    12. Oregon 465 10
    13. Boise State 425 9
    14. Cal 423 25
    15. Georgia 419 14
    16. Georgia Tech 380 22
    17. Texas Christian 317 6
    18. Utah 293 2
    19. Florida State 217 24
    20. Iowa 171 20
    21. North Carolina 136 NR
    22. BYU 132 NR
    23. Nebraska 129 NR
    24. Oregon State 105 18
    25. Notre Dame 75 NR
    Also receiving votes: Texas Tech 67, Kansas 65, West Virginia 56, Michigan State 52, Cincinnati 49, Pittsburgh 41, South Florida 19, Miami (Fla.) 17, Rutgers 17, Tulsa 16, Central Michigan 14, UCLA 11, Troy 10, Missouri 8, Illinois 7, Southern Miss., 6, East Carolina 5, Wisconsin 4, Clemson 3, Kansas State 3, N.C. State 2, Arkansas 1, Houston 1, Kentucky 1, Rice 1.

    The SportsJournalists.com college football poll committee: Slappy4428 (chairman), 2muchcoffeeman, Agate Page, Azom, Bubbler, BYH, Della9250, Diabeetus, Dparker85, Elliotte Friedman, GB-Hack, Hammer Pants, Hank Scorpio, Huggy, Ishouldcoco, Jesus Muscatel, Joe Schmoe, KYsportswriter, Layman, Madhavok, Matt1735, Orville Redenbacher, Oz, Piotr Rasputin, Popedirkbenedict, Precious Roy, Red Smith Clone, Rockbottom, Rumpleforeskin, Runnin Rebel, Spnited, Starman, Stormsurge, Sxysptswrtr, Trooper Bari, WS, Songbird.
     
  2. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Awesome.
     
  3. Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Excellent preseason effort there poll boy.
     
  4. Madhavok

    Madhavok Active Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Great job, Slappy. Not one Big East school in the top 25.
     
  5. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Not a coincidence that the Big East has five schools in the next nine -- no one's really sure who's going to win the conference, and it really shows.

    And slappy, as usual, nice work. And thanks for doing this again.
     
  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Love the Okie State No. 1 vote. Nice.
     
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    I look forward to reading this again this season. And beers on me for everybody casting votes and especially Slappy.
     
  8. Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Thanks.
     
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  9. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Wait. You're proud of that?
     
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  10. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    What, no protest votes for Boise State or Utah No. 1?
     
  11. KevinmH9

    KevinmH9 Active Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Solid poll. I can't say I disagree with any of those picks.
     
  12. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    Re: 2009 SportsJournalists.com College Football Poll -- Preseason: Aug. 13, 2009

    Just noticed something.

    We have 37 voters and 37 first place votes.

    I thought Slappy was going to use 35 votes for the poll and two voters were alternates in case someone didn't get their poll in on time (just not revealed so no one knew who's poll wasn't used).


    Of course, maybe this was determined in past pages that I hadn't read.
     
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