Each computer that would lower them in the poll is only worth 1.66667 (1/6) and each poll that lowers them is 0.5
If OK lost, I would expect them to pick up maybe 1.5 point from the human polls, 1.5 (9/6) from the computer polls and 1 from the loss.
The pollsters would still keep them in the top 3. IF OK lost, they'd still be the best one-loss team unless they got blown out and committed like 5 turnovers.
The computers still would rank them high, TCU was in CUSA and in most polls they were in the top 10, and that computer on crack (NY TIMES) would drop them to like 25, but they would be dropped anyway. I expect that the 6 highest polls would have them ranked 2 or 3 (3 would drop them to 2, and 3 would drop them to 3).
Finished week 1 of my 2002-2003 College Football raitings. Only 17 weeks to go, then I can start on this season, sigh...
Holy cow, you're totally right. Geez, I think I actually prefer the elevator music from that one "This is SportsCenter" spot to THAT thing. But on the other hand, in its own way it helps me to "never forget...