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Showing posts with label blogpoll. Show all posts
Showing posts with label blogpoll. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

MZone Top 25

First off, I want to apologize to Brian at MGoBlog, the person who puts in so much time running this kick-ass poll, for not submitting a poll last week. Unlike Jim Tressel, I'm not going to blame my assistant. I was simply working on the site so late, I plum forgot.

But, alas, here is this week's poll...

RankTeamDelta
1 LSU 25
2 Kansas 24
3 Missouri 23
4 Ohio State 22
5 Arizona State 21
6 Georgia 20
7 West Virginia 19
8 Oklahoma 18
9 Oregon 17
10 Virginia Tech 16
11 Texas 15
12 Florida 14
13 Boston College 13
14 Southern Cal 12
15 Illinois 11
16 Tennessee 10
17 Virginia 9
18 Wisconsin 8
19 Connecticut 7
20 South Florida 6
21 Hawaii 5
22 Cincinnati 4
23 Clemson 3
24 Boise State 2
25 Michigan 1

Dropped Out:


Yes, that's Michigan at #25. Blow me. Before you call it a strictly homer vote (which it partly is), check out who teams like Clemson with three losses have defeated. Or BYU in the AP poll. And Hawaii? Please. They might beat a good HS team, but it would probably be in triple OT.

Also, due to being at the Michigan game (then falling into a well of despair afterwards), I only saw one game last weekend (if you call a contest in which one team gets only 91 total yards a "game").

Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

MZone Top 25

Here's our ballot in the MGoBlog Blogpoll...

RankTeamDelta
1 Ohio State --
2 Oregon 1
3 LSU 1
4 Oklahoma --
5 Kansas 2
6 Missouri 2
7 Georgia 2
8 Arizona State 2
9 West Virginia 1
10 Boston College 5
11 Michigan --
12 Auburn 4
13 Virginia Tech 1
14 Connecticut 3
15 Southern Cal --
16 Texas 4
17 Florida 2
18 Clemson 4
19 Boise State 4
20 Alabama 8
21 Penn State 5
22 Virginia 4
23 Tennessee 2
24 Hawaii --
25 California 1

Dropped Out: South Florida (#13), Wisconsin (#18), South Carolina (#21).


There comes a point in each poll this time of year, around 15ish, when it's just names from a hat. How can you compare some of these teams? Answer: you can't.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

MZone Top 25

Ed. Note: Blogger decided to fuck me with my Blogpoll entry below and make it about nine feet long. And since I don't know shit about HTML, I couldn't fix it. Thus, you get the crappy black and white version. If you'd like to see what it should look like, it's up on MGoBlog here.

The official Blogpoll was put up yesterday on MGoBlog. Here is our top 25...

Rank Team Delta
1 Ohio State --
2 LSU --
3 Oregon 1
4 Oklahoma 1
5 Boston College 2
6 Arizona State 1
7 Kansas 1
8 Missouri --
9 Georgia 11
10 West Virginia --
11 Michigan 7
12 Alabama 9
13 South Florida 4
14 Virginia Tech 2
15 Southern Cal 3
16 Auburn 1
17 Connecticut 9
18 Wisconsin 7
19 Florida 8
20 Texas 2
21 South Carolina 8
22 Clemson 4
23 Boise State 3
24 Hawaii 1
25 Tennessee 1

Dropped Out: California (#14), Kentucky (#15), Penn State (#19), Virginia (#24).

Folks, I'm not going to even pretend the above makes sense. This is the craziest season ever in terms of trying to rank folks:

* USC hasn't beaten a team with a winning record
* Michigan has now defeated two teams with winning records...but there is still that Appy State loss.
* Texas's best win was over TCU
* OSU's best win was over a good but not great Penn State team (but at least they looked good in victory)
* Outside LSU, don't even try to put the SEC teams in an order that makes sense, it's impossible
* My old HS team has played a tougher schedule that Hawaii. How the hell are the "real" polls ranking them so high? Do they just look at the record?
* It pains me to rank Clemson in November, but after about 17, you need warm bodies.

Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

MZone Top 25

Here is our latest attempt at a Top 25 in MGoBlog's Blogpoll. Leave your thoughts in the comments section. I'm not even going to pretend that this makes sense anymore. The year is just too crazy.

RankTeamDelta
1 Ohio State 1
2 LSU 1
3 Oklahoma 2
4 Oregon 3
5 Arizona State 3
6 Kansas 4
7 Boston College 4
8 Missouri 4
9 South Florida 8
10 West Virginia 5
11 Florida 3
12 Southern Cal 5
13 South Carolina 9
14 California 8
15 Kentucky 6
16 Virginia Tech --
17 Auburn 4
18 Michigan 1
19 Penn State 7
20 Georgia 5
21 Alabama 5
22 Texas --
23 Hawaii 2
24 Virginia 2
25 Wisconsin 1

Dropped Out: Kansas State (#18), Cincinnati (#20), Tennessee (#23), Texas Tech (#24).