Originally Posted by max venable
It's the nine losses. Fair or unfair, the nine losses makes it tough for voters to rank anyone very high. The only other nine-loss team ranked ahead of Tennessee is Duke and...well...Duke is Duke.
Virginia is also ahead of UT, but I have no problem with those teams' rankings. The ESPN poll has Vanderbilt, BYU, UNLV and 8 loss Texas ahead of the Vols.