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Week 8 was headlined by a monster upset by the Purdue Boilermakers over the Ohio State Buckeyes. While this was arguably the biggest upset so far this season, Week 8 featured few other notable upsets of major consequence on The Playoff Picture. Speaking of The Playoff, with Week 8 down, fans across the nation are…

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Heath Gregory October 23, 2018

Another week is in the books for the 2018 College Football Season. There was chaos this week as three top ten teams went down. Despite the unexpected losses, I was surprised to find more agreement among fans in this week’s rankings compared to last week. My hypothesis is that as more games are played, fans’…

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Heath Gregory October 16, 2018

Week 6 is now in the record books, and with the first CFP Poll less than three weeks away, college football fans across the country are already beginning to form their opinions on who should be in and who should be left out of The Playoff. This past weekend featured two games in particular that…

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Heath Gregory October 10, 2018

This Week’s Poll Specs When was this fielded?: October 1, 2018 Number of respondents: 1,451 Research technique: Online quantitative survey using the MaxDiff Market Research Technique. Interpreting the Scores: The MaxDiff scores for each team are indexed against the average score of 100. For example, Stanford’s MaxDiff score of 122 means that team was ranked…

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Heath Gregory October 2, 2018

Last season, Miami gave us the Turnover Chain – a gaudy, jewel-encrusted Miami ā€œUā€ symbol hanging at the end of thick, gold links. This fine piece of jewelry, worn by defensive players after picking off a pass or recovering a fumble, became a sensation in the college football world in 2017. While Miami was not…

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Heath Gregory September 27, 2018

This Week’s Poll Specs When was this fielded?: September 24, 2018 Number of respondents: 1,144 Research technique: Online quantitative survey using the MaxDiff Market Research Technique. Interpreting the Scores: The MaxDiff scores for each team are indexed at 100. For example, Washington’s MaxDiff score of 161 means that team was ranked 61% higher than the…

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Heath Gregory September 25, 2018

This Week’s Poll Specs When was this fielded?: September 17, 2018 Number of respondents: 1,409 Research technique: Online quantitative survey using the MaxDiff Market Research Technique. Interpreting the Scores: The MaxDiff scores for each team are indexed at 100. For example, LSU’s MaxDiff score of 255 means that team was ranked 155% higher than the…

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Heath Gregory September 18, 2018

This Week’s Poll Specs When was this fielded?: September 10, 2018 Number of respondents: 1,256 Research technique: Online quantitative survey using the MaxDiff Market Research Technique. Interpreting the Scores: The MaxDiff scores for each team are indexed at 100. For example, LSU’s MaxDiff score of 153 means that team was ranked 53% higher than the…

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Heath Gregory September 11, 2018

This Week’s Poll Specs When was this fielded?: August 4-5, 2018 Number of respondents: 1,905 Research technique: Online quantitative survey using the MaxDiff Market Research Technique.

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Heath Gregory September 6, 2018

CLICK TO ENLARGE RESULTS The MaxDiff Tiered Ranking Poll Before Week 1 (2018 – 2019 Football Season) Every year, college football fans view opening weekend like a holiday. This year is no exception, as fans across the country eagerly anticipate the beginning of the 2018 – 2019 college football season after a long (not to…

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Heath Gregory August 30, 2018