“Judging from Twitter, I think I’ve made a bunch of new friends from Stillwater,” joked Meinke, a first-time voter in the AP poll. “But unless you’re an extreme outlier ... I don’t really understand criticism of preseason polls. They’re guesses. Educated ones, but still, it’s just guesswork based on things that matter in games.”
Too late, Meinke! We’re holding you to it.