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BCS Rankings: 5 Teams That Are Overrated in the Latest USA Today Poll
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The Coaches' poll is out, and as usual, there are teams that are ranked too high.

There are several factors that go into overrating teams. One factor is when a team is ranked too high to begin with and they lose, how far should they fall?

A second factor is the soft schedule leading to the appearance of a team being better than it truly is, particularly when that team has a familiar name.

And finally, there is conference bias.

Any one or a combination of these factors leads to overrated teams.

When the Coaches' poll came out this afternoon, these five teams jumped out at me as teams that were overrated by the coaches.

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