COLLEGE COACHES TO PUT AN END TO EARLY-SEASON RANKINGS?
A suggestion that the first college football polls should
not be conducted until "midseason at the earliest," first raised
by Big East Commissioner Mike Tranghese, is getting some thought.
The American Football Coaches Assoc is weighing the idea, which
could go into effect "as early as next year," according to USA
TODAY. The AFCA likely will hold a special meeting during its
convention in January to address the issue (Steve Wieberg, USA
ILL WIND BLOWING IN MIAMI? A report in the MIAMI HERALD
this morning shows the impact of the Hurricanes poor season thus
far on the university's bottom line. If Miami goes 6-5 or worse,
the school could experience a drop in revenue of more than $6M
(MIAMI HERALD, 10/12).