Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 10/28/14

MIAMI - JANUARY 08: Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on against the Florida Gators during the FedEx BCS National Championship game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
See how Bob Stoops voted below. As already pointed out by USA Today and Fox Sports, something appeared real funny about how the Big 12 coaches voted in the final poll. Votes by the Big 12 coaches for Oklahoma and Northern Illinois varied greatly from the teams' final rankings in the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25.  As noted by Steve Berkowitz of USA Today, “Among the 59 voters in the coaches poll, Oklahoma's Bob Stoops, Baylor's Art Briles, Iowa State's Paul Rhoads and West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen all either voted the Sooners No. 6 and/or the Mid-American Conference champion Huskies No. 24 in Sunday's final regular-season balloting. Stoops did both. No other voter had Oklahoma higher than eighth, and only one, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, had the Sooners that high .” Of course, the obvious reason for their voting variation from the rest is an attempt to get a BCS Bowl berth as well as a $17 million check for Oklahoma and the Big 12 conference. Ki...
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