Baylor coach Art Briles admits to not filling out Coaches Poll ballot

Monday November 17th, 2014

Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles admitted on Monday that he did not cast his vote in the final college football Coaches Poll of the 2008 season, rather he passed the task along to a staffer in the football office, according to David Ubben of Fox Sports Southwest

On Briles' final ballot that season, Oklahoma was given the top spot in the country, while Texas received No. 5, despite the Longhorns winning the head-to-head match up against the Sooners in Dallas, 45-35.

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Oklahoma and Texas, both fellow Big 12 members at the time, had one-loss records at the end of that year.

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Oklahoma would go on to play in the BCS Championship Game after that season, losing 24-14 to the Florida Gators and Tim Tebow. Texas would end up earning a bid to the Fiesta Bowl, where they defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes, 24-21. 

Jack Jorgensen

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