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CANESFAN SATISFACTION METER: GAME 11: Results are certified in the latest Canesfan Satisfaction Meter, and they show 65.2 percent overall satisfaction in the wake of Saturday's 6-3 Hurricanes' victory at South Florida, a non-conference result putting UM's season record at 6-5 and making UM bowl-eligible (though Miami since self-imposed a bowl ban).
In its third season, the CSM is a continuing weekly gauge of how Miami Hurricanes football fans are feeling about the team and the program's direction, with a new poll appearing in the blog after every Canes game. Criteria for voting is your own, but I suggest you consider the most recent game's performance and caliber of opponent, season as a whole, program's direction, and your overall degree of optimism -- all in the context of reasonable expectations. This year I also suggest making this about the team and how it performs on the field, not about off-field NCAA matters.
Polls never close, but results are certified official the morning after one full day of voting. In this case that was around 9 a.m. today/Monday.
2011 Canesfan Satisfaction Meter
Next poll: Nov. 25 following season finale vs. Boston College
G11: 65.2% satisfaction (14.9 very, 50.3 somewhat) following 6-3 victory at South Florida.
G10: 33% satisfaction (8.1 very, 24.9 somewhat) following 23-19 loss at Florida State.
G9: 89.2% satisfaction (45.9 very, 43.3 somewhat) following 49-14 victory vs. Duke.
G8: 31.5% satisfaction (5.0 very, 26.5 somerwhat) following 28-21 loss vs. Virginia.
G7: 94.0% satisfaction (58.6 very, 35.4 somewhat) following 24-7 victory vs. Georgia Tech.
G6: 85.3% satisfaction (24.0 very, 61.3 somewhat) following 30-24 victory at North Carolina.
G5: 50.9% satisfaction (10.0 very, 40.9 somewhat) following 38-35 loss at Virginia Tech.
G4: 45.0% satisfaction (6.3 very, 38.7 somewhat) following 45-14 victory vs. Bethune-Cookman.
G3: 19.9% satisfaction (6.2 very, 13.7 somewhat) following 28-24 loss vs. Kansas State.
G2: 92.8% satisfaction (40.0 very, 52.8 somewhat) following 24-6 victory vs. Ohio State.
G1: 49.2% satisfaction (9.1 very, 40.1 somewhat) following 32-24 loss at Maryland.
2010 Final: 4.2% overall satisfaction (following 7-6 season).
2009 Final: 41.7% overall satisfaction (following 9-4 season).