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    CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Both Tubberville and Rhoads favor Auburn.

    Rhoads' final ballot for the USA Today/coaches poll:

    1. Auburn
    2. Oregon
    3. TCU
    4. Wisconsin
    5. Stanford
    6. Oklahoma
    7. Ohio State
    8. Michigan State
    9. Arkansas
    10. Boise State
    11. Virginia Tech
    12. LSU
    13. Oklahoma State
    14. Missouri
    15. Nebraska
    16. Nevada
    17. Texas A&M
    18. Utah
    19. South Carolina
    20. Alabama
    21. Florida State
    22. West Virginia
    23. Hawaii
    24. Connecticut
    25. Mississippi State

    Breakdown of how coaches voted in the USA TODAY Top 25 - USATODAY.com



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Ok? They should be #1.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    This is probably news to CPR as well since I'm pretty sure his ballot is filled out by Tom Kroeschell.

    The major reason why the Coaches' Poll is a joke.


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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    It's also funny to hear all these coaches talking about bowl opponents, "Well, I haven't really seen much of so and so, but I'll start watching tape."

    Oh, really? So, why did you vote them #[insert number] in your ballot????



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    This is probably news to CPR as well since I'm pretty sure his ballot is filled out by Tom Kroeschell.
    That's not true at all.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    That's not true at all.
    Which part? I agree that the coach's poll is a joke

    My buddy is a grad assistant at a school for bball and he does the voting b/c his coach doesn't care to do it. He loves it but it really doesn't make sense for him to do it



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Of course, Bo Pelini ranked his team way too high. God, that guy sucks.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    I don't think Newton should be playing, but with him they are clearly #1. Not a Chizik fan either.


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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    This is probably news to CPR as well since I'm pretty sure his ballot is filled out by Tom Kroeschell.

    The major reason why the Coaches' Poll is a joke.

    Probably not true. I remember getting on the plane/bus after away games and Coach Mac on the phone getting updates of how teams faired and writing down his top 25 vote for the week.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    That's not true at all.
    Then you have inside information that I don't have.

    Classically around the nation, the ballot is filled out by a person within the athletic department where it then receives a rubber stamp from the coach.

    If Paul Rhoads takes several hours late Saturday night/early Sunday morning to review games/results/etc. and fills out the ballot himself, I commend him for it.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Probably not true. I remember getting on the plane/bus after away games and Coach Mac on the phone getting updates of how teams faired and writing down his top 25 vote for the week.
    That's cool.

    Although this clearly illustrates what's wrong with the Coaches' Poll. A coach who spent all day preparing for his team's game, making a couple phone calls, checking a couple scores, and then filling out the ballot.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    EVERYONE voted Auburn either #1 or #2. Nothing to see here citizens. Return to your homes.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    That's cool.

    Although this clearly illustrates what's wrong with the Coaches' Poll. A coach who spent all day preparing for his team's game, making a couple phone calls, checking a couple scores, and then filling out the ballot.
    Really?

    Why's that make it wrong. He checks to see if all the ranked teams won if they did they stay the same and if someone ahead of them lost they move up. It isn't like the polls give re-shuffled every week. It's move up the winners and drop the losers, not to complicated.



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Then you have inside information that I don't have.

    Classically around the nation, the ballot is filled out by a person within the athletic department where it then receives a rubber stamp from the coach.

    If Paul Rhoads takes several hours late Saturday night/early Sunday morning to review games/results/etc. and fills out the ballot himself, I commend him for it.
    This is correct. If PR does it great, but he would also be one of the few coaches that actually does it



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    Re: CPR votes Auburn #1 in final coaches poll

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Then you have inside information that I don't have.

    Classically around the nation, the ballot is filled out by a person within the athletic department where it then receives a rubber stamp from the coach.
    Really? Where does this happen? Provide some evidence.



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