Lots of good arguments in here, and I agree that the polls are being used as a "snapshot" at how well teams are playing now, but that conflicts with the opinion of not having a playoff because the games each week all matter in the current system. I still say Florida isn't being penalized enough for losing, and losing at home to an unranked. I stand by my comment that some voters need their right to vote removed. Is Citadel even a D1 school? How can that game even change Florida's ranking at all? I still say that you have to look at all the parts together, and I believe Texas and OU should be ranked 2 & 3 right now in no particular order. Heck, I think you could argue they should rematch for the national title. Look at a few things.
Texas lost on the last play of the game on the road to whatever Tech was ranked at the time. It was the last game of 4 consecutive weeks playing highly ranked teams. They haven't had a close game other than the Tech one.
OU has looked super impressive since their loss (which was to the team that went to #1 and on a neutral site). They have defended their turf and played some good opponents in TCU and Cincy. They have not had the 4 game stretch that UT had and had a week off before Tech. That should certainly factor in someone's vote just as the fact that they've scored 60 so many times as well.
I honestly believe they are the 2 best teams in the country, and it's a shame we can't see them play again for the title.
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