Dropped Out: Clemson (#17)
Games Watched: Louisville-West Virgnia (1st half), Notre Dame-North Carolina, LSU-Tennessee (4th Q), Wake Forest-Boston College, Virginia Tech-Miami (4th Q)
--It's apparently the trendy thing to say now, but I agree - there are no great teams this year. This year's national champion, whomever it may turn out to be, would struggle to finish in the Top 5 of any of the last several football seasons.
--Props to Oklahoma, who are a horrid officiating crew away from being 8-1 with a backup QB and backup RB.
--Props to Wake Forest, who are a 4th-quarter meltdown at Clemson away from being 9-0 with a backup QB (a freshman, no less) and backup RB.
--This doesn't relate to my poll, but this is just a comment in general from a hyper-defensive (at times) Florida State fan: Remember back in 2000 when Florida State was ranked ahead of Miami in the BCS poll despite losing to the Canes head-to-head, and there was a fairly audible outcry in the media and from pundits? Funny, it's now nearing the 2nd week in November, and Florida is #4 in the BCS, two spots higher than Auburn, yet they both have 1 loss and Auburn beat UF. I haven't seen or heard a single word of outcry in the media over that. OK, switching persecuted-fan-mode off.