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South Region Fan Poll
« on: June 23, 2008, 10:04:45 am »
Carrying over last year's final poll results.

South Region Fan Poll - FINAL (12/7/07)

#School (1st votes)RecordPtsPrev.
1Mary Hardin-Baylor (5)
12-1
50
2
2Wesley
11-2
45
1
3Muhlenberg
11-1
38
6
4Trinity (Texas)
9-2
35
4
5Salisbury
9-2
26
5
6North Carolina Wesleyan
9-3
24
8
7Millsaps
8-2
19
7
8Washington and Jefferson
10-1
16
3
9Hampden-Sydney
8-3
9
9
10Mississippi College
8-2
6
10

Other receiving votes: DePauw 4, Hardin-Simmons 3

The South Region Fall Poll is voted on by Josh Bowerman, Llamaguy, Matt Barnhart (kid), Ralph Turner, and Ron Boerger (BfB), and is posted weekly.



Voting distribution by team for the final poll...

1 - Mary Hardin-Baylor ( 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 )
2 - Wesley ( 2, 2, 2, 2, 2 )
3 - Muhlenberg ( 3, 3, 3, 3, 5 )
4 - Trinity ( 3, 4, 4, 4, 5 )
5 - Salisbury ( 4, 5, 6, 6, 8 )
6 - North Carolina Wesleyan ( 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 )
7 - Millsaps ( 5, 6, 8, 8, 9 )
8 - Washington and Jefferson ( 6, 7, 7, 9, 10 )
9 - Hampden-Sydney ( 7, 8, 9, NR, NR )
10 - Mississippi College ( 7, 10, 10, NR, NR )
RV - DePauw ( 8, 10, NR, NR, NR )
RV - Hardin-Simmons ( 9, 10, NR, NR, NR )

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Re: South Region Fan Poll -- 2008
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2008, 02:02:00 pm »
A few weeks ago, I asked kid about the South Region Fan Poll.  Before I knew it, he had given it to me.

This season, I will continue the poll with five balloteers -- Josh Bowerman, Ron Boerger, Llamaguy, Hasanova and me.

We will publish a pre-season poll after Labor Day, then weekly polls in the regular season, and a final poll after the playoffs.

I strongly encourage fans to buy KICKOFF, so you will have a better idea of the teams across the South. 


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Re: South Region Fan Poll -- 2008
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2008, 10:02:20 pm »
I strongly encourage fans to buy KICKOFF, so you will have a better idea of the teams across the South. 

But that's cheating!

Wait, no it isn't. Ralph, what do we owe you for the promo?
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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2008, 10:03:34 pm »
If they buy, shouldn't they get a vote?

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2008, 11:26:50 pm »
If they buy, shouldn't they get a vote?
I am recommending that you get the e-zine to help with pick-em's contests, etc.!  ;)

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2008, 09:43:16 pm »
Well, I didn't buy it (though I would happily), but I did write nine capsules and a feature.  :D

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2008, 10:38:21 pm »
Well, I didn't buy it (though I would happily), but I did write nine capsules and a feature.  :D
Jason, I hope that you were compensated adequately for your contributions. :)

I will get to the ACFC this weekend!

Thanks!  :)


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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2008, 08:21:31 am »
Don't tell Pat and Keith (or my wife), but I'd probably do it for free.  :D

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2008, 08:38:38 am »
Don't tell Pat and Keith (or my wife), but I'd probably do it for free.  :D
If a comment ever deserved a karma point, that one does!   

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2008, 10:59:52 am »
So, I have to ask...how does a school like Muhlenberg get placed in the South Region despite being in Allentown, PA?

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2008, 11:23:43 am »
Most of the Division III PA schools are in the South and have been for quite a while. The MAC moved to the East region a few years ago, but the PAC and Centennial stayed in the South. Most of the D-III schools historically have been located in the northeast, probably because of the great number of programs in New England, New York and  New Jersey. There were few D-III programs in what you would call the "south."

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2008, 12:03:43 pm »
In addition, the NCAA wants to be 'fair' and so puts roughly the same number of schools in each region.  Since there are still few Divison III schools in the South (and West) you end up with things like PA teams in the "South" and Iowa/Minnesota/Wisconsin teams in the "West." 

As an example of the geographic disparity the NCAA faces, Colorado College is the only D3 football team in all of the Rocky Mountain states. 
« Last Edit: August 28, 2008, 12:50:10 pm by Ron Boerger »

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2008, 05:43:00 pm »
When is the first poll to be released, Ralph?
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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2008, 07:52:14 pm »
When is the first poll to be released, Ralph?
After I can read KICKOFF and get the other pollsters to submit their polls.  ;)

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Re: South Region fan poll 2008
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2008, 09:10:07 pm »



      Ralph,

                  I am
 going to cough up the big bucks to get myself a copy of  Kickoff.Please give the Mules a fair shake,as ever.