Poll position craziness


Maybe he’s still grumpy about the frozen oranges thrown from the stands in 1980.

Or maybe Florida Atlantic coach Howard Schnellenberger ranked Florida 21st in the final USA Today coaches’ poll.

On the other hand, Houston Nutt ranked the Gators fifth. UF ended up 12th in the poll.

But that wasn’t the biggest discrepancy in the final poll.

New Mexico State coach Hal Mumme voted Hawaii No. 1 in his final poll. Ousted Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione voted the Warriors 22nd.