Here’s what Mike Gundy’s coaches’ ballot looked like

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first_imgMike Gundy was one of the Big 12 coaches with a vote in the Coaches’ Poll this season (why is this poll still a thing with the new Playoff?) and on Sunday those final ballots were released.Gundy was the only coach in the country to rank TCU No. 1. He was also the only coach in the country to rank them in the top two. Not even Gary Patterson (who had his own squad at No. 3) did that.Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 6.46.00 AMGundy wasn’t the only coach to rank TCU ahead of Baylor, though.The only Big 12 coach who had Baylor higher than TCU on his ballot: Art Briles.— David Ubben (@davidubben) December 8, 2014 Even Bob Stoops, whose team got thrashed by Briles’ squad and barely lost to TCU, had Baylor ahead of TCU. That’s pretty interesting to me.Gundy was also the only coach in the country who faced TCU, Baylor and Florida State and he had the ‘Noles fourth.I personally think FSU is about the sixth best team in the country but it’s so difficult to rank an undefeated Power 5 team lower than Gundy did (only one coach had them outside the top four).Looking farther down Gundy didn’t rank OU (and shouldn’t have).Coaches final ballot released#Sooners are:No. 22 on Bob Stoops ballotNo. 24 on Bill Blankenship’s ballotUnranked on Mike Gundy’s ballot— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) December 7, 2014He did, however, have three Big 12 teams in the top 10 which only 12 other coaches can say. Finally, Gundy had Oregon fifth, the lowest of any coach in the country. Clearly a message to Nike that it needs to step up its uni game in Stillwater.Here are all the rankings.If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more