College Football 2013

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  1. wizz

    wizz Up a creek......

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    Notice it says 8-2 in NCG's, not bowl games this year. Maybe Texas doesnt emphasize reading comprehension?
  2. Bubwheat

    Bubwheat Long timer

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    It musta been some other knucklehead posting the current years bowl record. It's hard for this old guy to tell you knuckleheads apart. I'll try to do better. :confused
  3. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Big 12 only went 3-3 in bowl games this year? And had a losing record last year? Not so great.

    SEC (in a down year) went 7-3 and the Pac 12 went 6-3. That seems about right.

    Big 10 once again sucked in the post season, of course, going 2-5.

    http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2014/01/07/2013-14-conference-bowl-records/
  5. wizz

    wizz Up a creek......

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    Seems to me it was a down year in general, would like to see how this draft class plays out in the NFL.
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    Yeah, I agree, a down year in general. Yet the draft is supposed to be stacked. :dunno
  7. ]I)Money

    ]I)Money D NOT I

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    Maybe it's not a down year. Maybe it's parity.
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    I will say this. As a whole, this years bowl games have been awesome. Almost all of the games were barn burners and I was happy to see Michigan State win the Rose Bowl and Clemson beat Urban Meyer. And what about those Duke Blue Devils? Just really fun games to watch.
  9. wxwax

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    I think college ball lurched into relative parity when they agreed to scholarship limits. But that was a long time ago. This year was just one of those years when no team was really exceptional. It's actually more interesting that way, I guess.
  10. Bubwheat

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    I think you also have to consider how many college kids declare early for the draft. Fst lost 11 players to the NFL last year, how good would they have been if those kids have stayed?
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    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Well, FL has coaching issues, Tenner is adjusting to a new system, AR is going through a MAJOR change in systems along with having it's 2nd head coach in as many years. Kentucky................ well, they play basketball at Kentucky. :lol3
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    Yeah, excellent point. Kinda like college basketball.
  13. wizz

    wizz Up a creek......

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    Thats true for all the top programs, not just FSU. I think thats why Boise St was so successful. Patterson could recognize guys that had enough talent to thrive in a system they were in for 4 or 5 years.
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    k7 Ancien cyclist

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    Successful yes but unfortunately, they never really given true contender status.

    First team I've seen with perfect seasons (2006:13–0 and 2009:14–0) yet they finished no higher than 4th either year. Too bad for their kids - they could have beaten some of the teams ranked higher than them on a good day.
  15. h2o_snow

    h2o_snow Water, snow & dirt too.

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    Petersons theory at BSU was if a player wasn't a true first round pick he should not leave early. It worked.

    To my knowledge only 2 underclassmen left during his watch, Ryan Clady Denver OT - 1st round and ??? a D back who ended up as a free agent.
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    Yes. And a 4-team playoff would have been great for them. But perhaps only for one game. I have a feeling that even the best of Petersen's teams would have struggled to beat two top-5 times in consecutive games.
  17. h2o_snow

    h2o_snow Water, snow & dirt too.

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    Agreed.......but it woulda been great to find out!

    Boise Stae would never compete well in the larger conferences (as much as fans here would think otherwise). We can't consistantly fill a 35K stadium or win the MW.

    However in a one game scenario we have held our own (and sucked as well). Glad they schedule a tough opener - kind of defines the season. If we can't beat WA then no need to worry about BCS/playoffs.

    Early indications w/the Brian Harsin era point to the return to a commitment to execution (and hopefully a little old school Boise shake & bake). In reality they need to regain the chip on their shoulder (which sure helped w/the Oklahoma win.)

    Just landed our first 4 star recruit. Whoopa - bright lights here!