Recapping the SMP’s inaugural football season

With Georgia’s 33-18 win over Alabama yesterday in the National Championship game, the 2021-2022 college football season and the inaugural season of the Student Media Poll has officially come to a close.  It was a year that will go down in history: The University of Georgia won its first national championship since 1980.  An UnrankedContinue reading “Recapping the SMP’s inaugural football season”

Introducing the SMP Podcast Network

Since the Student Media Poll launched in 2021, audio content has been a focus. With three podcasts in the Poll’s inaugural year (SMP Podcast, Student SECtion, Back 2 MACtion), podcasting has been a successful venture. In 2022, we launch the SMP Podcast Network, which aims to create new podcasts hosted by our members across aContinue reading “Introducing the SMP Podcast Network”

SMP Announces Leadership Team

After an application and selection process, several new additions have been made to the Student Media Poll’s leadership team. All previously named members will continue to serve in their roles. Official titles for members in new positions will be announced at a later date. “This was a difficult selection process with so many incredible candidates,”Continue reading “SMP Announces Leadership Team”

Celebrating One Year of Student Media Poll

On Jan. 5, 2021, the Student Media Poll was founded. Today, we celebrate our first birthday! Here are a few ways we’re celebrating the one-year anniversary: The SMP announced its new leadership team members today, bringing in voting members to help the Poll in new roles as the organization continues to grow in 2022 andContinue reading “Celebrating One Year of Student Media Poll”

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 – KennyContinue reading “SMP announces 2021 football award winners”

SMP Newsletter – Now on Substack

The Student Media Poll Newsletter has officially launched on Substack. The weekly newsletter will be sent to subscribers Tuesdays during the football and men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The newsletter includes: -Links and information about our football, women’s basketball and men’s basketball polls, including a look at some individual voter ballots. -News about the latestContinue reading “SMP Newsletter – Now on Substack”

Student Media Poll announces men’s and women’s basketball polls

The Student Media Poll will release weekly polls for men’s and women’s college basketball, beginning in the 2021 preseason. Following the success of the College Football Student Media Poll, the basketball polls will have many of the same voters from the football poll who cover men’s and women’s basketball. The Student Media Poll will beContinue reading “Student Media Poll announces men’s and women’s basketball polls”

Aaron Heisen – Daily Emerald

Aaron Heisen is from Los Angeles, California, and he is a junior at the University of Oregon majoring in journalism. Heisen has worked on the Daily Emerald sports desk for the past year and enjoys writing about college football, basketball and many other sports. Outside of writing, he enjoys watching sports, reading and hanging outContinue reading “Aaron Heisen – Daily Emerald”

2021 Big XII Preseason Awards

The representatives of the College Football Student Media Poll from Big XII universities have voted on their 2021 Preseason Big XII Awards and Standings. The awards were selected by the player, coach or team who received the most votes. MVP: Spencer Rattler, QB, Oklahoma OPOY: Rattler DPOY: Mike Rose, LB, Iowa State Top Freshman: MarioContinue reading “2021 Big XII Preseason Awards”

2021 Pac 12 Preseason Awards

The representatives of the College Football Student Media Poll from Pac 12 universities have voted on their 2021 Preseason Pac 12 Awards and Standings. The awards were selected by the player, coach or team who received the most votes. MVP: Kayvon Thibodeaux, DL, Oregon OPOY: Drake London, WR, USC DPOY: Thibodeaux Top Freshman: Korey Forman,Continue reading “2021 Pac 12 Preseason Awards”