Hey guys, just a regular morning of talking about college football and where Northwestern is ranked in college football! Today, the AP Poll came out, and, hey, where did Northwestern rank? Northwestern already ranked at No. 22 in the Coaches poll, and then ranked at No. 22 in the SI countdown -- surely, the AP Poll won't be completely identical right?
I DON'T KNOW BOUT NU/ BUT I BET YOU WANT TOO-OOOH/ EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT IF/ COACH FITZ KNOWS WHAT TO DOO-OOOH/ I GOTTA HAVE NU/ I GOTTA HAVE NYOU-OOOH
NOBODY HAS EVER BEEN AS EXCITED AS I AM ABOUT BEING RANKED NO. 22
BECAUSE TAYLOR SWIFT IS A) LIKE 5'11 B) SINGS COUNTRY MUSIC ALL DAYS OF THE WEEK INSTEAD OF JUST ON COUNTRY MUSIC THURSDAY AND C) ALSO MAKES DISTURBINGLY CATCHY POP SONGS
Anyway, it's the first time Northwestern has been ranked in the poll since 2001. BIG THINGS.
Hey, Paul Myerberg also has a countdown over at USA Today. I wonder where he put Northwestern?
I'll put NU here, No. 22 nationally and fourth in the Big Ten
JUST KEEP DANCIN LIKE WE'RE/TWENTY TWO-OOOOOOOH/TWENTY TWO-OOOH-OOOOOOOOHIT FEELS LIKE ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS
Some people wouldn't be excited about being ranked 22, because there are 21 spots higher. But, dammit, Northwestern isn't normally ranked in the preseason. Paul Myerberg explains why and how Northwestern could hypothetically win the Big Ten in his piece, and explains why Northwestern will continue being damn good for the foreseeable future.
AND THERE IS NOTHING IN THE WORLD BETTER THAN TAYLOR SWIFT, AND DON'T YOU FORGET IT. I am THRILLED that everybody has come to the exact same conclusion about Northwestern, and although I may be 23, Taylor Swift's powers of simile allow me to continue dancing like I'm 22 as long as I damn please, and say that everything will be alright until I feel like stopping.
Here's the full AP poll:
|2||Ohio State (1)||0-0||1,365||NR|
|Others Receiving Votes: Michigan State 95, Baylor 92, Virginia Tech 86, Miami (FL) 85, Arizona State 53, Kansas State 43, Fresno State 36, Vanderbilt 19, Washington 17, Northern Illinois 16, Mississippi 11, Utah State 8, Georgia Tech 6, North Carolina 3, Arizona 3, Cincinnati 3, Penn State 2, Brigham Young 1|
Go Cats, y'all.
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