Absurd…Ridiculous…after win Auburn no longer ranked

After Auburn’s come from behind victory on Saturday. One in which they were down 10 points with two minutes left and needed an onside kick to win. The Associated Press decided it wasn’t convincing enough for the reigning National Champion Tigers, to stay ranked, even though the won.

This is patently absurd.

1   Oklahoma (32)   1-0   1448
2   LSU (17)   1-0   1415
3   Alabama (9)   1-0   1409
4   Boise State (2)   1-0   1310
5   Florida State   1-0   1196
6   Stanford   1-0   1154
7   Texas A&M   1-0   1033
8   Wisconsin   1-0   1031
9   Oklahoma State   1-0   981
10   Nebraska   1-0   947
11   Virginia Tech   1-0   906
12   South Carolina   1-0   843
13   Oregon   0-1   828
14   Arkansas   1-0   752
15   Ohio State   1-0   606
16   Mississippi State   1-0   594
17   Michigan State   1-0   530
18   Florida   1-0   382
19   West Virginia   1-0   357
20   Baylor   1-0   284
21   Missouri   1-0   242
22   South Florida   1-0   221
23   Penn State   1-0   147
24   Texas   1-0   135
25   TCU   0-1   130

What a  joke!

So apparently, being the defending National Champion with the longest winning streak in the FBS is not enough to get you ranked. Being a Mountain West team and getting down to Baylor, coming back, and then still losing to Baylor, gets you in the polls.

I find it hard to believe , that if our name were Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Alabama, Texas, etc., not only would we have entered the season in the Top 10, and wouldn’t have dropped a spot. Auburn probably would have moved up considering the teams that lost ahead of us. You’d hear about the amazing comeback and how this team never gives up. I know because I’ve seen it in the past.

The truth is the AP was chomping at the bit to get us out of the polls. They couldn’t just wait an extra week to actually see what we’re made of.

It is ludicrous that any team that is 0-1 be ranked at all while there are so many teams still undefeated. Even Oregon. You had your chance and you blew it. Get in line behind everyone else until you get a quality win.

What are your thoughts about Auburn being left out of the AP?

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