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    Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    I'm not a big BCS hater but I prefer computer polls over human polls in which results are manipulated. Anything that involves input from Jim Walden should be highly questioned.


    In the Harris Poll, former Miami and Kentucky coach Fran Curci voted the Huskies No. 13. But the biggest outlier was former Iowa State coach Jim Walden, who voted Northern Illinois No. 9.


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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    I'm not a big BCS hater but I prefer computer polls over human polls in which results are manipulated. Anything that involves input from Jim Walden should be highly questioned.


    Why are coaches and ex-coaches considered as pollsters. It makes absolutely zero sense.


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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    That's pretty bad.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    He was also the voter to have Florida #1 and Ohio State #2 in 2006 when Florida ended up beating Ohio State 41-14.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    That's stupid.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Why don't they get rid of outliers from the collected data?



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    Why don't they get rid of outliers from the collected data?
    By outliers I assume you mean ****ing idiots and coaches?


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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Why are coaches and ex-coaches considered as pollsters. It makes absolutely zero sense.
    If I remember correctly the Harris polls original goal wasn't to find unbiased voters like most polls but to instead find somebody affiliated with each D1 school to vote, and I guess that's the best we had



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Everyone wants the BCS to burn, this is his contribution, picking up where we left off with OSU last year.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Why are coaches and ex-coaches considered as pollsters. It makes absolutely zero sense.
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    In 2014 when the 4 team playoff starts,ex coaches may be on the committee to select those teams so all this complaining makes zero sense.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Remove coaches poll from the equation. Major $$$ conflict of interest


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Quote Originally Posted by cyspy View Post
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    In 2014 when the 4 team playoff starts,ex coaches may be on the committee to select those teams so all this complaining makes zero sense.
    It's 2012 so this post makes zero sense.


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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    Walden still assumes the hoks are a good team.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    The coaches poll needs to be completely done away with.



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    Re: Walden votes NIU 9 in Harris

    If you ever listened to the Jim and Jim show on WHO you know he and Zabel shared a brain. Obviously not a very good one. Of course it's possible that Zabel had the brain the day he filled this out.


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

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