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Don't Buy It: Oklahoma's Bubble to Burst Sooner Rather than Later

Frank AhrensSenior Writer ISeptember 20, 2007

IconIn the same way that AOL's stock price was pumped up by wild-eyed traders in 2000, Oklahoma's No. 4 ranking is the result of irrational exuberance.

The voting members of the national college football media know a good bandwagon when they see one—and they're hopping right on, regardless of the facts.

Here's the combined record thus far of Oklahoma's three opponents (North Texas, Miami, Utah State): 2-6.

And the combined record of Oklahoma's remaining eight opponents (Tulsa, Colorado, Texas, Missouri, Iowa State, Baylor, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State): 16-7.

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