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Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:33 pm

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Captain Ned wrote:The mere existence of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl...
How long until we see the Doctor Phil McKracken Rectal Exam Bung Bowl?
There are 119 division I-A teams. With 32 bowl games, 64 teams (54%) are going to a bowl.
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Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:43 pm

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Captain Ned wrote:The mere existence of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl...
How long until we see the Doctor Phil McKracken Rectal Exam Bung Bowl?
There are 119 division I-A teams. With 32 bowl games, 64 teams (54%) are going to a bowl.
http://web1.ncaa.org/onlineDir/exec/spo ... &sport=MFB

OK, so how long before the number nears 100%?

I think our tax dollars need to stop subsidizing these schools.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:34 am

I hope Michigan knows it's going to be rocked. We're not App state ;-)
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:48 am

What a screwed up season and subsequently bowl season.Maybe the catalyst for a playoff has arrived.Kansas ought to blown out the water.by VT.Hawaii and Georgia looks to be interesting to me,no one gave WVU much a chance against Georgia a couple years ago,maybe Hawaii can be do the same thing.Illinois in the Rose Bowl is a sham,unless your a purist.I hope LSU destroys OSU ,but I doubt it.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:25 am

I know its hard to stay up to watch Hawaii, but its obvious most people haven't with they way they are bad mouthing them. Although their D is pretty horrible Colt Brennan will put up points against ANY big conference team. You dont throw over a 70% completion rate while at the same time having a pass/throw ratio of over 4:1 without being ridiculously accurate.

Anyways, at the very least this game will be one of the more interesting and exciting BCS games.

Even more exciting will be when Illinois shows that the Pac-10(mainly USC) isnt nearly as strong as everyone on TV seems to want me to think...
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:46 am

fent wrote:I know its hard to stay up to watch Hawaii, but its obvious most people haven't with they way they are bad mouthing them. Although their D is pretty horrible Colt Brennan will put up points against ANY big conference team. You dont throw over a 70% completion rate while at the same time having a pass/throw ratio of over 4:1 without being ridiculously accurate.

you also cant throw that good when you have someone in your face or knocking you on your ass. if hawaii played people with a good defense then those numbers wouldnt be the same.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:21 am

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danny e. wrote:I think the worst of the lot will be the Hawaii vs Georgia game.. in which Hawaii will likely get trounced.


I'll bet you that Hawaii gets closer to Georgia than Illinois does to USC.

i'll take that bet.


OK, so what are we betting? Money? Bragging rights? Hardware? :lol:

hmm will have to think about it. bragging rights at minimum.
i probably wouldnt wager too much on Georgia because I've yet to see them play.. :-? but judging by scores.. :)
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:10 am

In defense of Hawaii, they aren't the only ones that determine their schedule. They have to find teams willing to fly out to Hawaii to play them. And that's much harder than it sounds. When I was going to school out in Hawaii there was much talk about Hawaii getting kicked out of its conference because the other teams didn't like going to Hawaii to play.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:31 pm

Usacomp2k3 wrote:I hope Michigan knows it's going to be rocked. We're not App state ;-)


That's for sure. Florida is 9-3 while Appalachian State is 11-2 :wink:

Kevin wrote:In defense of Hawaii, they aren't the only ones that determine their schedule. They have to find teams willing to fly out to Hawaii to play them. And that's much harder than it sounds. When I was going to school out in Hawaii there was much talk about Hawaii getting kicked out of its conference because the other teams didn't like going to Hawaii to play.


Yeah I was in Hawaii recently. Took as long to fly from Detroit to L.A. as it took to fly from L.A. to Hawaii.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:57 pm

Kevin wrote:In defense of Hawaii, they aren't the only ones that determine their schedule. They have to find teams willing to fly out to Hawaii to play them. And that's much harder than it sounds. When I was going to school out in Hawaii there was much talk about Hawaii getting kicked out of its conference because the other teams didn't like going to Hawaii to play.

We're playing them next year at the beginning of the season. We'll see how much they like SEC teams after UGA and us :wink:
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Usacomp2k3 wrote:I hope Michigan knows it's going to be rocked. We're not App state ;-)


That's for sure. Florida is 9-3 while Appalachian State is 11-2 :wink:

In A-II...
Did they win their playoffs?
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:04 pm

I got my bowl confidence pool sheets. Wow. I have no idea who is going to win the vast majority of these games.
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:13 pm

idchafee wrote:I got my bowl confidence pool sheets. Wow. I have no idea who is going to win the vast majority of these games.


Probably your Bookie. :wink:
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Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:19 pm

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Kevin wrote:In defense of Hawaii, they aren't the only ones that determine their schedule. They have to find teams willing to fly out to Hawaii to play them. And that's much harder than it sounds. When I was going to school out in Hawaii there was much talk about Hawaii getting kicked out of its conference because the other teams didn't like going to Hawaii to play.

We're playing them next year at the beginning of the season. We'll see how much they like SEC teams after UGA and us :wink:
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Usacomp2k3 wrote:I hope Michigan knows it's going to be rocked. We're not App state ;-)


That's for sure. Florida is 9-3 while Appalachian State is 11-2 :wink:

In A-II...
Did they win their playoffs?

So far,yes.
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Postposted on Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:57 am

http://www.sportsline.com/collegefootba ... y/10518123

So, the Rutgers job > the Michigan job.

Wow
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Postposted on Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:33 pm

idchafee wrote:http://www.sportsline.com/collegefootball/story/10518123

So, the Rutgers job > the Michigan job.

Wow


I imagine there is going to need to be some rebuilding at Michigan. So whoever comes in will have to take some slings an arrows for "only" having a 7-5 or 8-4 season.

While many nubs think that a new coach = BCS Bowl.

Notre Dame as an example.
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Postposted on Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:46 pm

Michigan is going to get creamed.

Only 1 more day 'til the Heismans. Woohoo. Tebow's already won 2 awards, we're ready for the big one.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 5:52 pm

Usacomp2k3 wrote:Michigan is going to get creamed.

whoops
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 6:25 pm

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Usacomp2k3 wrote:Michigan is going to get creamed.

whoops


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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 7:26 pm

Yeah that was a great game, michigan outplayed florida though. -4 turnover margin throughout most of the game(not sure if that changed at the end I don't remember) and they were still where they needed to be.

I think the SEC fans have gotten a bit too swept up in the moment and are overconfident. We'll find out on monday though :wink:

Wisconsin played a close game against Tennessee score wise, I didn't watch it so I can't say I know the general feel of the game.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:45 pm

I said USC would beat Illinois 52-10.

I was wrong.

Its 49-10. My bad.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:55 pm

idchafee wrote:I said USC would beat Illinois 52-10.

I was wrong.

Its 49-10. My bad.

should have been 42-24 if it hadnt been for the terrible fumble into the endzone by ILL. actually.. if it hadnt been for that play, things might have ended up even more different.

i expected this one to be around 35-20

so.. I was quite far off.. and I expect i lost the bet already, as I dont expect Georgia can put up those kinds of points.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 10:02 pm

danny e. wrote:should have been 42-24 if it hadnt been for the terrible fumble into the endzone by ILL. actually.. if it hadnt been for that play, things might have ended up even more different.
That ball was stripped; all their fumbles were. USC was running third string guys in on that last drive and even so Carroll decided to pull the plug rather than run in one more. Without that mercy, it would've been 56-10.
so.. I was quite far off.. and I expect i lost the bet already, as I dont expect Georgia can put up those kinds of points.
Well, they may not have to. Washington gave HI more than they could handle for over half a game, and they were the bottom of the Pac10 with nothing to play for.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:06 pm

Usacomp2k3 wrote:Michigan is going to get creamed.


How'd that work out for ya? Talk about a game where I wanted both teams to lose! At least now all the unbearable Gator fans around here won't be nearly as obnoxious.
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Postposted on Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:14 pm

there's only two that I know of, and only one of them is actively posting...the other forgot who his friends were after he got married. :sniff:
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:01 am

danny e. wrote:hahaha

i just noticed the prediction for Georgia vs Hawaii. now that would be a good game!! 45 - 10

final score: 41 -10, so I wasnt that far off...


idchafee wrote:I said USC would beat Illinois 52-10.

I was wrong.

Its 49-10. My bad.

final score: 49-17 ..

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danny e. wrote:I think the worst of the lot will be the Hawaii vs Georgia game.. in which Hawaii will likely get trounced.


I'll bet you that Hawaii gets closer to Georgia than Illinois does to USC.

i'll take that bet.


so you won our bet by 1 point. ...
32 points to 31 points.. ouch. :cry:
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:16 am

danny e. wrote:
fent wrote:I know its hard to stay up to watch Hawaii, but its obvious most people haven't with they way they are bad mouthing them. Although their D is pretty horrible Colt Brennan will put up points against ANY big conference team. You dont throw over a 70% completion rate while at the same time having a pass/throw ratio of over 4:1 without being ridiculously accurate.

you also cant throw that good when you have someone in your face or knocking you on your ass. if hawaii played people with a good defense then those numbers wouldnt be the same.

amen. the game proved me right.
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:22 am

derFunkenstein wrote:there's only two that I know of, and only one of them is actively posting...the other forgot who his friends were after he got married. :sniff:


Actually, I meant here as in the Tampa Bay area where I live. You'd think we lived in Gainesville or something with as bad as it gets.
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:40 am

Not that I'm a Michigan fan,but it was nice seeing them put the screws to Tebow and company.Whoever came up with the USC vs Illinois game should be shot,surely they could have come up with a better game than that?Hawaii found out playing with the big boys isnt all that much fun.
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:18 am

I just want to note here that unlike ridiculous Gator fans, I'm going to gloat this one time for the year, and that'll be it:

Florida got manhandled by Michigan. That game wasn't nearly as close as the score was. If Mike Hart hadn't fumbled twice literally on the goal line (he had 3 fumbles previously in his entire career) then the score would have been 42-14 at one point and the game would have been basically over.

That being said, I am sad that Hawaii wasn't more competitive. I think a lot of people (including some here) really talk some junk about Hawaii. I was rooting for them. After learning some of the things they have to work against, I think everyone should pull for them to succeed. For instance, Hawaii's entire recruiting budget is 50,000$. Their yearly operating revenue is 7 million. Georgia's yearly PROFIT is 45 million. Just a few things that put things into perspective.

Even though Hawaii got destroyed by Georgia, I'm happy for them because they'll get a couple mil in profits after all the bowl game related expenses, and that'll be a big boost for their school and their program. I hope we get to see more of them, and I hope they start being considered more often by highly ranked prospects, so we can see Hawaii become a real player in the upper ranks of college football :)
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Postposted on Wed Jan 02, 2008 2:10 pm

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derFunkenstein wrote:there's only two that I know of, and only one of them is actively posting...the other forgot who his friends were after he got married. :sniff:
Actually, I meant here as in the Tampa Bay area where I live. You'd think we lived in Gainesville or something with as bad as it gets.
I bet they were Miami fans back in the day, and they'll be something else (Georgia?) soon enough. Just like all the obnoxious Red Sox fans that suddenly appeared with suspiciously new gear; I'm pretty sure they have Yankees caps in their closets dating back to the late 90s.
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