New Poll: College Football Fans Believe The National Media Is Biased Toward The SEC

By a 43{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222}-34{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} margin, a plurality of college football fans believe the national media, including ESPN, shows a bias toward the SEC in their college football reporting. In fact, only those fans who live in SEC states believe the national media covers the Power Five fairly – and still nearly 40{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} of those fans believe there’s an SEC bias.

And, do you believe that the national media, including ESPN, covers the Power Five football conferences fairly OR do you believe they show a bias toward the SEC?


Methodology: A Public Opinion Strategies national survey of N=800 registered voters, conducted by partner Robert Blizzard, from which a sub-sample of N=323 self-identified college football fans was obtained. The survey was conducted October 7-11, 2015.

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