College Football’s Top Ten, Oh, No! The Curse Of Over-Ranking

Posted by Misthaufen on September-29-2009 Add Comments

Four Top Ten teams lost this weekend, making a total of ten different top 10 teams that already have lost in just the first four weeks of the season. 

Two of the teams, Ole Miss and Penn State, had been completely untested prior to last week's games.

Only three of the original AP preseason top ten remain undefeated (and only four of the USA Today top ten).

Did the experts get it all wrong, or is there something else in play?

We have seen the result of over-ranking teams, or, as I call it, the Curse of the Top Ten.

Being in the Top Ten is a burden.  Expectations soar.  Everyone expects the team to dominate its opponents, when in reality, the program is no ...

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