I sent out a tweet after the new AP football poll came out this week, asking why Texas State, for crying out loud, got more votes from the scribes than Missouri did.
Many of you indicated you were astonished by the results of this weekly popularity poll.
Of course, asking a question like that left me wide open for some verbal pot shots, from whom I assume to be Kansas fans.
The most civil response: "Missouri sucks."
I understand the loyalty and allegiance that many have for their favorite team, but I am puzzled by the hatred and vitriol based on the fact that Missouri left for the SEC.
Don't think for a minute that many of those fans, who are doing the chirping, would cherish the opportunity of cheering on their teams in the best football conference in America.
I get emails everyday suggesting that Kansas City is now KU and K-State territory since Missouri has defected to the SEC.
I understand your passion, but that is simply ludicrous.
For the record, and I know this is probably a shock to many of you, the Missouri Tigers have more Kansas City players on their roster than KU or K-State.
While Missouri is getting peppered with innuendos for leaving, their record speaks for itself.
I find it ironic that all four schools that left the Big 12 in the last two years have all-time winning records against both KU and K-State.
All four schools obviously felt the need to upgrade the competition for their respective programs.
Missouri leads the way this Saturday against no. 7 ranked Georgia.
Tiger fans, welcome to the big time of college football.
That’s Jack’s Smack.
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