College Football 2012

Discussion in 'Sports' started by NativeSon, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. NativeSon

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    I'm starting to get nervous about the UF-TAMU game. It just occurred to me that emotions are going to be riding high in college station. First game of the season for them, first game in the SEC, first game under a new coach. The crowd is going to be lit up. I think the Aggies have had this game circled since the schedule came out, and have been watching tape of Muschamps Texas D and Pease's Boise Offense for months now. If Aggie fans are anything like the other fans in the SEC, right now they feel like they're going to explode with exuberance and joy because it's the beginning of the next era in College Station. Ever since watching a lame duck Ron Zook being carried off Bobby Bowden Field after beating FSU I've learned that talent and preparation can sometimes be no match for pure emotion and adrenaline.

    Regarding the Gators, I think the play calling was conservative for the Bowling Green game, but even still our defense (who was lauded to be the best in the nation) looked pedestrian. We finally know who the starting QB is, but it sounds like everybody around the program is still skeptical. I'm trying not to jump to conclusions (which you all know is extremely difficult for me), but I think this is going to be a decent litmus test for the rest of the season.

    If we lose this game, I think I might be joining Lindsay's "Muchamp must go" club.
  2. bergermeister

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    so, in other words, your confidence in the mighty Gators of the SEC has been grounded after Bowling Green gave you all you could handle.
  3. Bubwheat

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    You should be nervous. TAMU despite having a brand new coach, having their first game hurricaned out, and Florida being ranked in the Top 25, is still the "bookies" favorite by 1.5 points.

    If they lose this game, I see the very real possibility of them losing 4 or possibly 5 more games this season. Just sayin' :wink:
  4. wiseanhyzer

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    Yeah, you should be nervous. I think TAMU not playing in week one is a benefit to Florida. Otherwise, the advantage is all A&M as far as I can tell. It's gonna be a very big, very important game for both teams.
  5. NativeSon

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    Not exactly. The amount of confidence I have in the Gators is about the same. It's my feelings on the opponent that are changing.
  6. NativeSon

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    then i guess the gators are going to have to win this game.
  7. bergermeister

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    you didn't cover :lol3
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    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    If a Florida fan bought that for me, I'd become as Diehard about the Gators as NativeSon and Doc. :lol3
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    pretty lackluster opener for the Air Raid Offense - 6 whole points. looks like the pirate has some work to do.

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  14. NativeSon

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    Anybody want to loan me a few grand and a pickup truck?
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    The_Commander The Man.

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    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    do I dare to dream that my bruins have a chance against the huskers this week? the line was smaller than I thought it would be...
  19. NativeSon

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    Is it me, or is there a serious shortage of good games on this weekend?
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    Not many at all outside of the 2 new-to-the-SEC games. A slow week 2.