With all of the BCS drama circulating, it was interesting to see how coaches around the country voted in the final coaches’ poll of the season earlier today.
Bob Stoops voted Northern Illinois at 24.
By now, we all know that Northern Illinois is the Sooners biggest threat in the standings. If the Huskies are in the top 16 in tonight’s BCS standings, they will steal the last at-large spot from the Sooners.
Here’s how coaches in the Big 12 voted both the Sooners and the Huskies.
Art Briles from Baylor had the Sooners at No.6 and the Huskies at 19.
Dana Holgorsen of West Virginia had the Sooners at No.9 and the Huskies at 24.
Paul Rhoads of Iowa State had the Sooners at No. 6 and the Huskies at 20.
Tommy Tuberville of Texas Tech had the Sooners at No.11 and the Huskies at 16.
And lastly, Bob Stoops had his Sooners at No. 6 and the Huskies at 24.
It’s important to remember that is basically doesn’t matter where the Sooners are ranked, but where Northern Illinois ends up.
Here’s how a few other coaches around the country voted.
The highest ranking for Northern Illinois came at No.11 from UCF coach George O’ Leary.
Northern Illinois head coach, Dave Doeren voted his team at No.14.
Brady Hoke of Michigan gave the Huskies their lowest ranking at 25, and 15 coaches voted them at 16, which was their final coaches’ poll ranking.
26 of the 60 coaches who have votes, ranked them at 16 or higher
Wilson voted the Sooners at 11 and the Huskies at 20, and Leach voted the Sooners at 11 and the Huskies at 18.
It’s going to be extremely close, but most experts have slotted the Sooners for the Cotton against either LSU or Texas A&M.
The Harris poll will be a big deciding factor in the final BCS standings.
The wait is rough, but we will all find out at 7:30 what the Sooners fate is.