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Old 01-07-2014, 03:03 AM   #181
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Currently in a debate with a Mizzou fan on twitter as to if USC will finish above Mizzou o vice versa. I could see that one going either way.
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Old 01-07-2014, 03:04 AM   #182
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I'm not sure if you're being a little sarcastic, but I wouldn't be shocked if the pollsters end up doing this.
Not being sarcastic at all

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Old 01-07-2014, 03:47 AM   #183
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AP poll should be out in 90 minutes per twitter.
where will it be available?
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Old 01-07-2014, 03:49 AM   #184
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where will it be available?
probably here first: http://collegefootball.ap.org/poll
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Old 01-07-2014, 03:49 AM   #185
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Resume: 11 Wins including 3 top 15 wins, possibly 2 top 10 wins. 10 pt victory over top 20 Wiscy team. two of them being on the road

Bad losses to two unranked teams on the road with an average margin loss being one score.
youre right that some people will look at the georgia loss in black and white terms on how they finished, but its ridiculous to look at the georgia team we played in athens in the same manner as the one that finished the season.
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Old 01-07-2014, 03:55 AM   #186
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Twitter is bad with time.
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:06 AM   #187
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We're 4th behind FSU, Auburn, Michigan St
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:09 AM   #188
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1. FSU 2. Auburn 3. Mich St 4. USC 5. Mizzou 6. Oklahoma 7. Bama 8. Clemson 9. Oregon 10. UCF
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:21 AM   #189
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4th!? Holy Hell!
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:23 AM   #190
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I was REALLY hoping for #5 and cannot believe we got #4! And in both final polls! Alabama was punished a lot more than I thought they would be, ending up 7 in AP and 8 in Coaches. Just as surprising to me was Auburn staying at 2 and Mich St remaining at 3.
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Old 01-07-2014, 09:10 AM   #191
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#1 AU/FSU
#2 FSU/AU
#3 Michigan State
#4 Carolina

All the other 1 or 2 loss teams either:

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d. some combination of a, b, & c
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Congratulations to the #4 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks on the best final ranking in history. Beat three final top-10 ranked teams doing it. Great season, can't wait until next year. GO COCKS!!!!
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Old 01-07-2014, 09:40 AM   #193
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youre right that some people will look at the georgia loss in black and white terms on how they finished, but its ridiculous to look at the georgia team we played in athens in the same manner as the one that finished the season.
Tried to tell you and few others how it works:
Keep winning and move up. Lose and move down.

We won while others lost. And we could have a better team next year and finish lower if we lose the last game.
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Old 01-07-2014, 09:59 AM   #194
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Wow, couldn't be happier. Looks like they actually used logic and head-to-heads. Awesome accomplishment!!

Of course, they'll probably put a "2" in front of it for the next poll...
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:06 AM   #195
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Tried to tell you and few others how it works:
Keep winning and move up. Lose and move down.

We won while others lost. And we could have a better team next year and finish lower if we lose the last game.
I'm not embarrassed at all to be wrong. I just know OU finished their season in a strong way by beating Okie State and Alabama. Both of those wins were against teams that were ranked higher than our last two opponents. So, given the historical view of OU, it was completely reasonable to think they would move ahead of us.

But, like I said in another thread, I feel like we deserve to be where we are, and that's a lot different than thinking we would actually get it. Saying I think another team will move ahead of us in no way suggests I think we don't deserve to be ahead of them, but only that I feel the pollsters might give the other team a little more respect than they will us.
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I highly doubt it happens, but what happens if OK beats Bama? Would OK jump ahead of us while Bama remains ahead?

If FSU destroys Auburn, could we possible jump them?

If Bama and OSU lose and Auburn gets destroyed. Could we possibly jump one or all to move into #3-#5?
Had FSU beaten Auburn like a rented mule, I believe I would have been correct on us being #3.
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....it was completely reasonable to think they would move ahead of us...
Reasonable to you...how may Top 10 teams and/or BCS teams did OU beat?
Keep winning and move up. Lose and move down. Watch the polls next year....you'll see it.
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That's okay, flame. I don't have nearly enough time to "study" the polls to watch for trends. Congratulations on being right.
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