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Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:25 pm

We need one

Michigan spits the bit
Notre Dame tanks earlier than usual
Illinois still sucks

I'm really glad football is back
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:41 pm

OK, can someone just shoot me now? I listened to the second half of the Michigan game yesterday on internet radio. Not pretty. Why do we ALWAYS choke?
I have nothing more to say about that.
 
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:54 pm

I leave for Norman on Wednesday to watch the Canes play the Sooners.I really have no expectations Miami will win, but it sure would be nice if they did.And ,yes ,I'm glad college football is back!
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:51 pm

Too bad I was working while my game was going on and the big ten network doesn't broadcast anywhere but.. I'm really looking forward to season tickets at the shoe this year. I wish I could have watched that Michigan game, that's crazy. I'll enjoy seeing where that puts them in the rankings. :o
 
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:49 pm

I for one would like to see Carr enjoy a long tour of duty at Michigan so he can keep losing to Ohio State year after year. I hope that sometime in his senior year that Mike Hart can learn some humility since none of the last three teams to have beaten them were really all that good.... :roll:
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:58 pm

GO BSU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:11 pm

Thebolt wrote:
I'll enjoy seeing where that puts them in the rankings. :o
If anyone votes Michigan in their top 25 at all next week, it will be more proof that the system is rigged.
 
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:49 pm

College football is dead to me.
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:43 pm

PRIME1 wrote:
College football is dead to me.


Think of it this way, could it possibly get any worse? :P
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Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:45 pm

ifittakesforever wrote:
PRIME1 wrote:
College football is dead to me.
Think of it this way, could it possibly get any worse? :P
Sure. You could have NCAA sanctions, retroactive forfeits, loss of scholarships, even suspension of the program. These have happened to other schools.
 
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:12 am

Clemson beats Florida State.
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:20 am

rogue426 wrote:
Clemson beats Florida State.

Yeah, pretty nifty eh? Old man Bowden is getting...old.
 
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:23 am

Go HUSKERS!
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:07 am

Boomer Sooner.
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:15 am

Dizik wrote:
Boomer Sooner.


ESPN had a nice little thing on Boise State last night. Who did they beat again with the damn hook and ladder play? Who was that......
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:31 pm

idchafee wrote:
Dizik wrote:
Boomer Sooner.


ESPN had a nice little thing on Boise State last night. Who did they beat again with the damn hook and ladder play? Who was that......


The good ole "hook and ladder". Plays like that are why I really enjoy college foozball. If only it was mandatory to have a fleaflicker every game.
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:06 pm

Well, me Aggies beat up on mighty Montana State, 38-7. Woohoo! National championship, here we come!
 
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:50 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Thebolt wrote:
I'll enjoy seeing where that puts them in the rankings. :o
If anyone votes Michigan in their top 25 at all next week, it will be more proof that the system is rigged.
#27 in the USA Today Top 25 coaches' poll and #33 in the AP Top 25 writers' poll. Someone just doesn't get that if a team loses to any Division I-AA team, they shouldn't be ranked among the top 25 Division I-A teams. David Duffey gets it, though:
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3003847
 
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:01 pm

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/rankings? ... ekNumber=2

It would appear that Michigan outranks Notre Dame and Florida State.

Hawaii is ranked 20, I hear they may have a round 1 QB.

I'm hoping Penn State does better than it has in the last 5 years or so.

I'm glad Wisconsin is ranked 5th, they were under-ranked last year.

Tennessee is 24 with a loss and yet no love for Michigan State.

Finally I can start watching sports again. 8)
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Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:17 pm

USC is such a media baby. I predict they won't stay at #1 for long.

As for Hawaii, their QB is amazing. If they actually played anyone good, they'd be a contender for sure.
 
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Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:25 pm

They are going to confuse so many people remaning Division 1-A and Division 1-AA to the "Football bown division" and the "football championship division". Sheesh. I think that there is a horrible idea.

As for App state being ranked? More power too them. To go into an opponent's team and stun them like that? Amazing.
 
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Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:03 pm

Usacomp2k3 wrote:
USC is such a media baby. I predict they won't stay at #1 for long.
It's tough to move down without losing, and their schedule isn't the most difficult around.
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Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:08 pm

Any of you guys excited for the VT-LSU game tomorrow? VT has a chance to shake things up. I've felt like VT's overrated this season(although their defense is quite good). I don't think VT's going to win and will probably drop in the ranks to about where I'd want them(15-18) but it'd be a pretty big upset for them to put up a win.

They beat East Carolina 17-7 after it being close most of the game.. I just don't see them holding on against LSU.

My team is the Buckeyes.. until later in the season we don't have big challenges, it'll be hard for us to get legitimacy until we play PSU/Wisconsin.. at least the latter is at home.
 
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Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:56 pm

On Row 55 tomorrow. Should be a great time by all. Unfortunately the game starts at 6, so it's not going to be hot :-( Hopefully they fix that before the Tennessee game 8)
 
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Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:42 am

Go Huskers!

did I mention that yet? :wink:
USC has the week off.. Nebraska plays Wake Forest.
.. hopefully the week off hurts USC more than it helps.. but they do have two full weeks to prepare for Nebraska that way.

Hopefully, Nebraska will at least play good. Of course, hoping for the upset.. would be nice.
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Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:46 pm

Wake Forest basically outplayed Nebraska there.. :(

good just to come out with a win.. but Nebraska better wake up and play a ton better before USC rolls into town.
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Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:49 pm

rogue426 wrote:
I leave for Norman on Wednesday to watch the Canes play the Sooners.I really have no expectations Miami will win, but it sure would be nice if they did.And ,yes ,I'm glad college football is back!

ouch. thats gotta hurt.
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Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:59 pm

Oh how I'd love to see Michigan open the season 0-2! Come on Ducks! :P

Edit: 2 TD's in the minutes since original post. TR forums gives good karma.
 
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Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:15 pm

danny e. wrote:
rogue426 wrote:
I leave for Norman on Wednesday to watch the Canes play the Sooners.I really have no expectations Miami will win, but it sure would be nice if they did.And ,yes ,I'm glad college football is back!

ouch. thats gotta hurt.


Yes,it was brutal,although I expected it,OU looks very very good,I wouldnt be surprised to see them playing for the championship come January.Anyways it was nice to see some old friends in OKC.
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