As you can probably guess, we’re already starting to see some shrinkage in schools receiving votes, down this week to 60 from last week’s 74. Here’s the top 25:
And here are the AP and Coaches Polls for this week:
Again, the level of correlation there is fairly high. It’s just that we get there more quickly.
Voting was slightly more Georgia-centric this week, at 63.3%.
Thoughts and observations:
- This week, two voters did not include Georgia on their ballots. As you can see, that had little impact on Georgia’s standing in the MP.
- Like Week 6, three teams cleared the Tier One threshold of being on at least 90% of the ballots cast, Georgia, Cincinnati and Oklahoma. ‘Bama just missed.
- Eight teams made it to at least half the ballots, one fewer than last week.