How Accurate Are College Football's Preseason Polls?
There are two contrasting narratives about preseason polls: First, that they're meaningless, or conversely, that they unfairly influence the final regular-season standings. Ultimately, though, the preseason polls' influence on college football's postseason lies somewhere in the middle. Technically, the USA Today coaches poll factored into the BCS . But polls are also bound to change—oftentimes ... 3 days ago