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Blogpoll Preliminary Ballot: Week 12

RankTeamDelta
1 Texas Tech --
2 Alabama --
3 Texas --
4 Florida 1
5 Oklahoma 1
6 Penn State --
7 Southern Cal --
8 Utah --
9 Oklahoma State --
10 Boise State 1
11 Georgia 1
12 Ohio State 1
13 Missouri 1
14 TCU --
15 Michigan State --
16 Brigham Young --
17 Pittsburgh 1
18 Maryland 3
19 Cincinnati 7
20 Oregon State 6
21 Ball State 2
22 North Carolina 3
23 Georgia Tech 1
24 Virginia Tech 7
25 California 5

Dropped Out: Florida State (#22), Tulsa (#25).
Games Watched: Not very many yet, I'll hammer some of those out over the next couple days before the final ballot is due.

I'm not enthused on this ballot, so many comments are encouraged.

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“Blogpoll Preliminary Ballot: Week 12”

  1. Anonymous Anonymous Says:

    You need to switch Tech and Alabama, even though I hate Saban and am pulling for Tech.

    Lubbock is a notoriously difficult place to play, and Tech on the road is much less formidable. You have to factor that in with the games vs. TX and OKST. Hence the six point line against Oklahoma at OK.

  2. Anonymous Anonymous Says:

    Miami and Cincy are teams quite (somewhat) likely to make it to BCS bowl. They deserve to be ranked.

  3. Anonymous Anonymous Says:

    Never mind on Cincy..did not see you push them that high. I would wait and see if Oregon State can get by the Cats and Ducks. They have 2 good losses, but one somewhat bad one and are in a weak conference.

  4. Blogger effay Says:

    Good one. I'd put USC over Penn State and rank Miami though.

    As for anonymous's comments on putting Bama over TTU: If you think the OU-TTU line is bad, just wait for the FL-Bama one to come out. I bet Vegas spots Bama 10. There's no way you put Bama over TTU. Bama's cupcake schedule is a joke compared to TTU's. In fact if they played a Big XII South schedule, they'd be lucky to finish the season 8-4.

  5. Blogger Matthew Hoelle Says:

    You cannot bump USC ahead of Penn State because of the Oregon State connection. I guess that one will just have to be decided in Pasadena (assuming Oregon State slips up).

  6. Blogger effay Says:

    It's almost like I called the Bama-FL +10 line two weeks ago...oh, wait, I did.

    Sorry, I couldn't help it.