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10-02-2011, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by northvanman View Post
Hollywood, I really do appreciate your rankings and, for the most part, as the season goes along I think they are more accurate than the CIS polls.

Having said the, I see very little value ranking teams based on pre-season results. In most cases, teams are using these games to confirm roster spots, teaching or trying out new offensive/defensive schemes, etc. The same is true of the NCAA teams the CIS teams are playing against. As with the pros, I don't think these results are indicative of the true strength of a team.
True enough. The OHT34 uses the pre-season as a starting point which gradually diminishes in value. The interlocking games do help gauge teams across conferences as well.

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