Week 6: Alabama drops, Georgia’s No. 1 and 3 teams receive first place votes

What a week, y’all. I don’t have any insight or anything this week. If the SMP was in charge, one of the playoff games would be Cincinnati vs. Iowa. How could you not love college football. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 45 Georgia 1173 6-0 +1 2 1 Iowa 1116 6-0 +3 3 1Continue reading “Week 6: Alabama drops, Georgia’s No. 1 and 3 teams receive first place votes”

Week 5: 5 teams drop out of SMP after volatile week of college football

Five teams dropped out of this weeks Student Media Poll top 25 poll after losses by nine of last week’s top 25 teams. Seven teams in the top 25 now come from the SEC, and Cincinnati broke into the top three after a win over Notre Dame. Kentucky joined the poll after an upset ofContinue reading “Week 5: 5 teams drop out of SMP after volatile week of college football”

Week 4: Arkansas makes big move, 3 new teams enter poll after chaotic week

After one of the most chaotic weeks of college football in recent memory, many teams made big moves up and down in this week’s SMP Poll. Arkansas jumped to No. 11 following a victory over Texas A&M, Notre Dame moved back into the top ten following a victory over Wisconsin, and Clemson and Iowa StateContinue reading “Week 4: Arkansas makes big move, 3 new teams enter poll after chaotic week”

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”

Week 3: Oregon moves into top 3, Alabama stays No. 1

Oregon has moved into the top three in this week’s SMP Poll after a blowout win against Stony Brook. Clemson dropped after a close win over Georgia Tech, and three new teams entered the poll. Alabama stayed No. 1, but Georgia pick up two first place votes, stealing a unanimous No. 1 from the CrimsonContinue reading “Week 3: Oregon moves into top 3, Alabama stays No. 1”

Week 2 Poll: Alabama stays No. 1, new teams enter top 5

Alabama remains the unanimous No. 1 after Week 2. Oregon, Cincinnati and Iowa all join the top 5. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 Alabama (53) 1325 2-0 — 2 Georgia 1269 2-0 — 3 Oklahoma 1164 2-0 +1 4 Oregon 1105 2-0 +7 T-5 Cincinnati 1032 2-0 +2 T-5 Iowa 1032 2-0 +5 7Continue reading “Week 2 Poll: Alabama stays No. 1, new teams enter top 5”

Week 1 Poll: Alabama unanimous No. 1, major shuffle after upset-filled opening week

Alabama stayed at No. 1 — this time unanimous — in this week’s SMP Top 25 poll. Three schools dropped out, and multiple schools moved up or down by four or more places. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 67 Alabama 1675 1-0 – 2 Georgia 1592 1-0 +3 3 Ohio State 1528 1-0 +1Continue reading “Week 1 Poll: Alabama unanimous No. 1, major shuffle after upset-filled opening week”

Inaugural Student Media Poll features Alabama as Preseason No. 1, College Football Playoff Predictions

In the inaugural Student Media Poll, including voters from all FBS conferences, Alabama was selected as the No. 1 college football team in the nation. The Crimson Tide led the preseason poll, securing 52 first place votes, followed by Clemson in second with nine first place votes. The SEC led conferences with six teams inContinue reading “Inaugural Student Media Poll features Alabama as Preseason No. 1, College Football Playoff Predictions”

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”