College Football

  • 2022 Preseason Football Poll: Alabama, Ohio State headline Top 25
    The Student Media Poll 2022 Preseason Football Top 25 has officially released, with last season’s national runner-up, Alabama, topping the rankings for a second-consecutive preseason. Ohio State follows closely behind at No. 2 and defending champions Georgia round out the top three. In total, 105 ballots were cast by SMP voters and 66 teams received at least one vote in the 2022 season’s inaugural rankings. …
  • FB: Georgia claims No. 1 after CFP Championship victory over Alabama
    For the first time since 1980, Georgia are college football champions. Following the Bulldogs’ 33-18 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, they finish the SMP’s inaugural season as No. 1. Alabama, Michigan and Cincinnati, CFP finalists, round out the top four. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 22 Georgia 550 14-1 (8-0) +3 2 Alabama 528 13-2 (7-1) -1 3 Michigan 494 12-2 (8-1) -1 …
  • SMP announces 2021 football award winners
    The Student Media Poll has revealed its award winners for the 2021 college football season. The six award winners were selected by the voters of the SMP, and were revealed on the SMP’s YouTube channel Saturday night. Student Media Player of the Year – Bryce Young, QB, Alabama Offensive Player of the Year – Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt Defensive Player of the Year – Will …
  • FB: Alabama jumps to No. 1 following SEC Championship Game win, Michigan No. 2
    Alabama, SMP preseason No. 1, jumped back to the top spot following its victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship game Saturday. The 41-24 victory propelled the Crimson Tide to the top spot, just beating out Big Ten champions Michigan. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 14 Alabama 660 12-1 (8-1) +3 2 11 Michigan 657 12-1 (8-1) — 3 1 Cincinnati 613 13-0 (8-0) …
  • FB Week 13: Michigan jumps to No. 2, rest of top 4 stay put in last week of regular season
    After a chaotic and entertaining Rivalry Week, Michigan has vaulted itself into the College Football Playoff conversation. Michigan jumped to No. 2 in this week’s SMP football poll. The rest of the top four remained unchanged, and Oklahoma State moved to No. 5, just outside of the top four. All top five teams will play next weekend in conference championship games. Rank Team Points Record …

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