Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The players may be fast at OkieState, but the media is very slow

Is this how a champ is chosen? | NewsOK.com
Although the snub had created some buzz, Spurrier was allowed to amend his vote to give Tebow virtually unanimous recognition (SEC coaches are not allowed to vote for their own players).

But the relatively minor matter brought back into focus the complications inherent in coaches voting on an infinitely more significant topic that doesn’t allow for do-overs: the USA Today coaches’ poll, which constitutes one-third of the Bowl Championship Series formula for determining which schools play for the national title — as well as helping shape which schools play in the other most prestigious bowls.

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