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The latest on college sports in Florida says Gators among five most overrated teams since 2007


August has released its ranking of the nation's most overrated and underrated college football teams in the nation over the past five years, and the Florida Gators are ranked No. 2 among the most overrated. bases its evaluation on the rankings and votes of the Associated Press football poll between 2007 and 2011.

Here is the formula used to determine the teams, according to "An overrated team is one whose final poll ranking is worse than its preseason ranking. An underrated team is one whose final poll ranking is better than its preseason ranking. Different results could be obtained by tracking every week individually during the season. “Final poll” means the poll released after the bowl games.''

Based on the polls of the past five years, Florida has been overrated four years. Oklahoma is the most overrated team and Florida State is No. 4.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:11pm]


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