Recently, a misinformed fan wrote an article outlining why the Gators will be better than the Vols. The Coaches Poll, which came out on Thursday, agreed, ranking both Georgia and Florida over Tennessee.
For the record, Georgia and Tennessee had identical records and both lost their bowl games (even though Tennessee would've won under this year's rules). Apparently 6-7 with a bowl loss to a Conference USA team is good enough to be called the 22nd best team in the country.
Florida did have a better 2010 than Tennessee last year, and so the coaches can't be blamed for over-ranking Florida again (they were the preseason No. 4 last year and finished unranked).
Even though they can't be blamed, they still got it wrong. Here are six reasons why: