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David JonesPenn Live (Dowington, PA)
Twitter: @djoneshoop
About: Joined The Patriot-News in 1989 after five years full-time at The Columbus Dispatch as a college football/basketball beat writer (Ohio University and MAC, 1984-85); Television-Radio Critic (1985-87); and police/courts reporter (1987-89). Has covered every NCAA Final Four since 1994 and 25 in all. Has covered Penn State basketball for 28 seasons and Penn State football for 27, first as the beat writer and since 2002 as the columnist. Has been the Patriot-News's full-time sports columnist since 2002. Three-time winner of Pennsylvania Newspaper Association award as the state's best sports columnist (1999, 2004 and 2006) in top circulation category (75,000+). Named by Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors as state's best sports columnist (75,000+) in 2012. Multiple winner of national APSE Top 10, Football Writers Association of America and U.S. Basketball Writers Association awards including 2006 USBWA best feature story in nation. Winner of 2010 APSE first-place national columnist award (75,000-175,000 circ.). The 74th president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2017. To be inducted into the United States Basketball Writers Association hall of fame in April 2018. Son Nicholas is an undergrad at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. Lives with wife Anna and in Downingtown, PA.

With data dating back to 2014, this page shows you this voter's history with the selected team. The graph shows you with the blue line how the voter ranked this team compared to how they were actually ranked (black line). A gap in the voter's line shows that they left the team unranked that week. Below the graph you can see a list of rankings compared to voter ranks. Only weeks where the team was in the top 25 are included.

Voting History with the USC Trojans

2022 Week 17 (February 27, 2023)Voted: 25Actual: NRVariance: 1+
2022 Week 18 (March 6, 2023)Voted: 24Actual: NRVariance: 2+