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Fond, and not-so-fond, remembrances of college football's poll system
Fond, and not-so-fond, remembrances of college football's poll system

A few days from now, eyes will be fixed on the first top-25 list released by the College Football Playoff selection committee. Those rankings, due for release Tuesday, will be the only ones that matter. So we thought this might be a good time to pay final-weekend hommage to the venerable, diminished poll system. The Associated Press media rankings, along with the USA Today coaches' poll, have served as fillers in advance of the all-star committee. Some it was comic relief: Do you think the coaches will ever catch on that Oregon defeated Michigan State? People still do care about seeing a numerical ranking in front of their team, no matter how flimsy the proposition. ...

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