2014 Mid-season standings update! #cfb #cfbplayoff #secbias

As we sit here heading into week 10 of our 2014 college football season, the first ever College Football Playoff Committee rankings came out last night.  Since the playoff committee has decided this is a good time to put out rankings, we here at Cole’s Gameday Blog have decided this is also a good time to put out the mid-season standings.  We have put together a crack team of experts for the first ever COLE’S GAMEDAY BLOG RANKING COMMITTEE!!!  Our committee members consist of myself, my wife Jennifer, a cat, two jugs of sangria wine, one copy of “The Waterboy” on DVD, a taco ten pack from Taco Bell, and a shrine dedicated to Tim Tebow.  Keep in mind that our conclusions are unofficial (as opposed to whatever else we do here) and will certainly change as the season nears completion.

What you may notice is that, just like the playoff committee, our rankings also include SEC BIAS!!!  Three of our top four competitors are from the SEC Network, which made me wonder if it is easier to pick SEC games, but Greg McElroy also picks games on the Dari & Mel show, where he not only picks other conferences, but is absolutely killing both Dari Nowkhah and Mel Kiper Jr. this season.  With so many tough games coming up in the SEC (plus bowl season), I can only imagine that the winning percentages may fall for these newcomers, but only time will tell.

So without further adieu, I present to you the rankings from our major competitors though 9 weeks of competition.

2014-15 Season Right-Wrong % Correct
Greg McElroy 43-10 81.13%
Tim Tebow 31-8 79.49%
Marcus Spears 31-8 79.49%
Pat Forde 174-81 79.09%
Booger McFarland 25-7 78.13%
Phil Steele 97-29 76.98%
Brett McMurphy 28-9 75.68%
Colin Cowherd 65-21 75.58%
Paul Finebaum 32-11 74.42%
David Pollack 37-14 72.55%
Robert Smith 32-14 69.57%
Kevin Carter 44-20 68.75%
Lee Corso 69-32 68.32%
Jason Sehorn 30-14 68.18%
Desmond Howard 71-34 67.62%
Dari Nowhkah 25-12 67.57%
Lou Holtz 22-11 66.67%
Mel Kiper Jr. 23-13 63.89%
Jennifer 61-38 61.62%
Chris Fallica 33-21 61.11%
Jon Berger 23-15 60.53%
Celebrity Guests 55-38 59.14%
Danny Kanell 18-13 58.06%
Kirk Herbstreit 55-41 57.29%
Todd McShay 12-9 57.14%
Trevor Matich 17-16 51.52%
Mark May 15-15 50.00%