Uh oh. Did we influence a voter?

Harry King of the Arkansas News Bureau wrote this:

A note from a Portland, Ore., firm that polls Heisman voters was a reminder to go overboard to avoid a "homer" vote for McFadden. Asked about my ballot, I said it was Tebow one day and McFadden the next.

" ... let me know when you've got it figured out," the pollster said. "You sure you want to tell your readers you voted against McFadden?"

Tebow is second on my ballot and Colt Brennan of Hawaii is third.

Of course, I'd like to think that an Arkansas voter would likely have voted for the Arkansas guy no matter what I said.

Kari Chisholm | December 7, 2007 | Comment on This Post (3 so far)
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Like so many of these sportscasters and writers Harry King is a real joke.
Most have little back bone and even less knowledge.Being objective is almost impossible with these local media guys.
The biggest dimwit of all is Ivan Maisel of ESPN who didn't have Tebow among his first 3 choices!Being a national writer what's this fools excuse?
ESPN should be embarrassed to have him on their payroll.

Posted by: Doug Fennema | Dec 7, 2007 6:09:27 PM

Uh.....I think he was having fun at your expense. I screw with pollsters when they call me. He was going to vote McFadden the whole time. He just was giving you a hard time.

Posted by: Larry Thompson | Dec 8, 2007 9:24:00 AM

Tebow's team now has 4 losses...he had a good season, but his TD #s are inflated by the play-calling in that system. You can argue that he was worthy of the trophy, but it's not crazy to think that he wouldn't have been top 3 in the eyes of a sportswriter who surely knows more about the game than you do.

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