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The Week 9 QuackPoll Re-Shuffles the Deck

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With everybody back and healthy, the poll wants to decide the FSU-Oregon argument on the field.

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Peter Aiken

After missing Dom and Jake last week, the QuackPoll is at full strength. After 9 weeks of play, here's how it looks:

Rank Team Points (125 max) Change
1 Oregon (2) 122 +2
2 Florida State (2) 120 -1
3 Alabama (1) 118 -1
4 Ohio State 108 0
5 Baylor 105 -1
6 Stanford 99 +1
7 Auburn 91 +2
8 Miami 88 0
9 Missouri 87 -5
10 Clemson 85 +1
11 Oklahoma 74 +7
12 LSU 67 +3
13 Texas Tech 62 -4
14 South Carolina 46 +11
15 Northern Illinois 44 +1
16 UCLA 43 -4
17 UCF 41 -4
18 Oklahoma State 38 +4
19 Wisconsin 37 -1
20 Texas A&M 36 +5
21 Fresno State 33 -4
22 Louisville 29 -2
23 Michigan State 21 N/A
24 Arizona State 10 0
25 Michigan 6

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Also receiving votes: Notre Dame (3), Ole Miss (2), Minnesota (2), Oregon State (1), Texas (1)

Dropping Out: Nebraska and Oregon State

Some weirdness in the lower end of the poll, probably due to the biases of Jake and Dom being added back it to the fold. UCF, Wisconsin, and Louisville all dropped spots after wins.

Oregon's back on top after their win over UCLA. Florida State and Alabama did nothing to deserve being dropped in the polls, but we're unabashed homers and we like our guys at #1.

Michigan and Arizona State feel like  "I mean, I guess they're good enough to be ranked, kind of" picks. I personally don't like either of these teams, but if the alternative is ranking Nebraska, Washington, or Georgia, then sure. Fine. Whatever.

Ohio State breaks its tie with Baylor and moves into the #4 spot. I'm not happy with it, but I will accept it like a good member of a democracy. And when Baylor beats Oklahoma by 30 next week, everything will sort itself out.

Biases this week:
Dave Jake Noah Tako Dom
Loves Wisconsin (#11) Stanford (#5) Oklahoma State (#15) Oklahoma (#9) LSU (#11)
Hates Louisville (#25) UCF (unranked) Fresno State (unranked) Texas A&M (#21) UCF (#21)