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    Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    LSU edges Alabama, USC for No. 1 in USA TODAY Sports poll - USATODAY.com

    2012 USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll
    1. LSU (18)
    2. Alabama (20)
    3. USC (19)
    4. Oklahoma (1)
    5. Oregon
    6. Georgia
    7. Florida State (1)
    8. Michigan
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    10. Arkansas
    11. West Virginia
    12. Wisconsin
    13. Michigan State
    14. Clemson
    15. Texas
    16. Nebraska
    17. Texas Christian
    18. Stanford
    19. Oklahoma State
    20. Virginia Tech
    21. Kansas State
    22. Boise State
    23. Florida
    24. Notre Dame
    25. Auburn

    Others Receiving Votes
    Washington, Louisville, Georgia Tech, Cincinnati, Texas A&M, Baylor, Utah, Mississippi State, South Florida, North Carolina State, Brigham Young, Louisiana Tech, Virginia, Houston, Southern Mississippi, Central Florida, Rutgers, Florida International, Missouri, Tennessee, Northern Illinois, Texas Tech

    AFCA policy bars schools under major NCAA or conference sanctions from receiving votes in this poll. Schools affected this year are North Carolina, Ohio State and Penn State. Central Florida will remain eligible until the NCAA rules on the school's appeal.



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Just going to start this......How does Tech get a vote, but not ISU?



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    the SEC is by far top-to-bottom the greatest, bestest, toughest, most footballest, hardest, conference in all of the south east




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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Who voted for Tech?



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    Just going to start this......How does Tech get a vote, but not ISU?
    Duh, Tubs voted for himself...



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    Just going to start this......How does Tech get a vote, but not ISU?
    Neither should have gotten a vote. And what jackwagon put FSU #1 on their poll?


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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUtamu View Post
    Who voted for Tech?
    Mike Leach?




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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Since Northern IL got votes and eiu did not, does that mean the huskies beat the hoks in Chicago? I can hope, right?



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Since Northern IL got votes and eiu did not, does that mean the huskies beat the hoks in Chicago? I can hope, right?
    That's impossible. The hoks are the biggest and bestest team in the nation. But if they do lose, it was obviously the other team's superbowl. Am I right Ellen, Clark, Gonzo, and other hok trolls?


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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    That's impossible. The hoks are the biggest and bestest team in the nation. But if they do lose, it was obviously the other team's superbowl. Am I right Ellen, Clark, Gonzo, and other hok trolls?
    this is the gospel right here




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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    That's impossible. The hoks are the biggest and bestest team in the nation. But if they do lose, it was obviously the other team's superbowl. Am I right Ellen, Clark, Gonzo, and other hok trolls?
    It's only a superbowl if you schedule a flyover for it...oh wait...didn't they schedule one for 'little brother' coming to town this year? But that game doesn't matter...

    Back on topic - I don't see how USC isn't #1 now with Silas Redd going there...going to be a tough team to beat.



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by CYUL8R View Post
    It's only a superbowl if you schedule a flyover for it...oh wait...didn't they schedule one for 'little brother' coming to town this year? But that game doesn't matter...

    Back on topic - I don't see how USC isn't #1 now with Silas Redd going there...going to be a tough team to beat.
    The poll took place before he signed



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonpediaJoe View Post
    The poll took place before he signed
    Bingo. Thanks for keeping me straight.



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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    the SEC is by far top-to-bottom the greatest, bestest, toughest, most footballest, hardest, conference in all of the south east
    They have five teams in the top ten...


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    Re: Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Released

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Neither should have gotten a vote. And what jackwagon put FSU #1 on their poll?

    FSU could be really good, this year. They're loaded with talent on defense, especially along the line. Plus, their schedule shakes out really nicely. They catch Clemson and Florida at home. The big test will be at Blacksburg. If they can survive that, they could easily be a 10 win team.


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