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BlogPoll: Revised 2008 Preseason Ballot

So, we listened (somewhat), and here is our final version of our preseason blogpoll:

Rank Team
1 Southern Cal
2 Georgia
3 Clemson
4 West Virginia
5 Oklahoma
6 Auburn
7 LSU
8 Ohio State
9 Florida
10 Texas Tech
11 Wake Forest
12 Missouri
13 Texas
14 Virginia Tech
15 Tennessee
16 Kansas
17 Arizona State
18 Brigham Young
19 Boston College
20 Utah
21 Oregon
22 California
23 Fresno State
24 Illinois
25 Wisconsin



Other Teams We Argued About: Penn State, Florida State, Alabama, South Florida, Oregon State, Connecticut (Jeff ONLY), Central Florida


Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

... at the top - West Virginia and Oklahoma flip-flop, LSU-Ohio State-Florida shake up

... of the Atlantic Coast variety - Boston College up 1 spot to #19, Wake Forest up 2 spots to #11, Virginia Tech up 1 spot to #14

... fun with Mid Majors - Utah enters at #20, Fresno State up 2 to #23, and Brigham Young up 1 to #19

... Big XII - Texas Tech up 1 to #10, Missouri down 2 to #12, Texas down 1 to #13, and Kansas down 3 to #16 (i.e. throw darts at a wall, come up with the rankings for the top Big XII teams)

... Pac 10 - Oregon and California flip-flop (for our friend Omar), Arizona State down 1 to #17

... Bearish on the Big Ten - Illinois down 3 to #24, Wisconsin down 7 to #25, Penn State off the board


By Conference:

 

  • Southeastern - 5 of 12 (42%)
  • Big XII - 5 of 12 (42%)
  • Pac 10 - 4 of 10 (40%)
  • Atlantic Coast - 4 of 12 (33%)
  • Big Ten - 3 of 11 (27%)
  • Mountain West - 2 of 9 (22%)
  • Big East - 1 of 8 (13%)
  • Western Athletic - 1 of 9 (11%)



Talk amongst yourselves.