Please, Just Eliminate the Coaches’ Poll

Posted by Jonathan Hodges on September-29-2009 Add Comments

In a sport with a national championship decided by the opinion of a few dozen voters, there is bound to be controversy.

Even after incorporating an official national championship game (the Bowl Championship Series, or BCS), major college football has still been mired in controversy, and with the proliferation of cable television and the Internet, the arguments are happening 24/7.

One component of the BCS ranking system since its inception in 1998 has been the Coaches' Poll, which is currently run by USA Today and consists of 61 current coaches of FBS/I-A teams.

The poll began in 1950 and has released a final post-bowl poll since 197...

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