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Houston Nutt: Living Up to Expectations

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Recently, there has been some chatter about how Houston Nutt has not lived up to pre-season expectations. I thought I would take a look at the statistical backing for this claim.

Surprise, it's not legitimate!

In five of Nutt's seasons at Arkansas, Arkansas received pre-season votes. In all five of those seasons, they either met or exceeded those votes.

1998 Arkansas: Pre - NR; Final - AP 16

1999 Arkansas: Pre - 22; Final - AP 17

2002 Arkansas: Pre - 36; Final - Finished the season 9-5

2003 Arkansas: Pre - 29; Final - Finished the season 9-4

2006 Arkansas: Pre - 28; Final - AP 15

2007 Arkansas: Pre - 24; Final - Finished the season 8-4; AP 24 when he left.

2008 Ole Miss: Pre - NR; Final - AP 15

This is a post I was working on. TSK does it better, and they're NOT Ole Miss homers like we are.