"41st" in preseason AP poll

Teams getting more votes:
Boise State
Virginia Tech
Fresno State
Utah State
West Virginia

Outside Looking In [TM], can you really blame anyone for thinking we’re not going to be all that great?

Very few people know what to do with OSU this year, there are question marks in several places. Teams that don’t have a solidified QB tend to suffer in the rankings until they can prove themselves.

odds we finish above all these teams at the end of the year?

It’s just the classic “have to play our way into the polls” BS that happens every single year. Last year, I’ll admit we didn’t belong. But I can remember other years where this happened.