Some general stuff for today...
First, the BlogPoll is out. Due to the weird formatting issues I'm having, I'm merely providing the link right here. (Formatting issues fixed! Results now below!)
In the end, the collective will be embarrassed for missing on USC and Notre Dame. Also, note some nut voted for Tulane. It was not me.
Also, the Poll receives some love here: Better Than AP and Coaches Polls? You Bet!
The AP Poll has been around forever, well, OK, since 1936. The USA Today/Coaches Poll is now attached to the BCS's crystal ball. But in all honesty, neither poll can measure up to the BlogPoll in terms of fairness and expertise.Second, the first Prediction Thursday will be September 2- just before the home game with Southeastern Louisiana. That will put the season prediction on tap for August 26.
The BlogPoll? What the heck is that, you ask.
It has, over the past few years, become part of the conversation in the college football landscape. The BlogPoll is voted on by some of the most respected and knowledgeable bloggers who cover the sport.
Third, this Matthew Stafford video has gone viral- but still a good watch for those who love football. Stick with it, it gets better and better: