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bearsfan_51
09-12-2010, 03:53 AM
It's never too early!!

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BCS Championship Bowl- Auburn vs. Oregon

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Rose Bowl- Wisconsin vs. TCU*

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Sugar Bowl- Arkansas* vs. Ohio State*

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Orange Bowl- Virginia Tech vs. Stanford*

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Fiesta Bowl- Oklahoma vs. Connecticut

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Capital One Bowl (BT#2 v. SEC#2)- Michigan State vs. LSU

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Cotton Bowl (B12#2 v. SECW#2)- Texas A&M vs. Alabama

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Outback Bowl (BT#3 v. SECE#2)- Penn State vs. Florida

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Alamo Bowl (PT#2 v. B12#3)- Washington vs. Oklahoma State

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Chick Fil-A Bowl (ACC#2 v. SEC#5)- Florida State vs. South Carolina

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Champs Sports Bowl (ACC#3 v. BE#2)- Maryland vs. West Virginia

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Gator Bowl (BT#4 v. SEC#6)- Michigan vs. Mississippi State

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Insight Bowl (BT#5 v. B12#4) - Iowa vs. Nebraska

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Sun Bowl (ACC#4 v.PT #4) - Miami (Fl) vs. Notre Dame*

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Holiday Bowl (PT#3 v. B12#5)- Arizona vs. Missouri

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Meinke Car Bowl (ACC#5 v. BE#3)- NC State vs. Pittsburgh

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Music City Bowl (ACC#6 v. SEC#7)- North Carolina vs. Tennessee

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Texas Bowl (BT#6 v.B12#6)- Illinois vs. Baylor

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Las Vegas Bowl (MWC#1 v. P10#5)- Utah vs. Georgia Tech*

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Pinstripe Bowl (BE#4 v. B12#7)- Syracuse vs. Kansas State

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Dallas Football Classic (BT#7 v. B12#8)- Northwestern vs. Texas Tech

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Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (WAC#1 v. P10#6)- Nevada vs. *Temple

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Liberty Bowl (CUSA#1 v. SEC#8)- UCF vs. Georgia

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Independence Bowl (ACC#7 v. MWC#3)- Clemson vs. Air Force

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Eagle Bank Bowl (ACC#8 v. CUSA#2)- Boston College v. Tulsa

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St. Petersburg Bowl (BE#5 v. CUSA#3)- South Florida vs. Southern Mississippi

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Birmingham Bowl (BE#6 v. SEC#9) - Louisville v. Kentucky

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Poinsetta Bowl (Navy v. MWC#2)- Navy vs. San Diego State

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Little Caesars Bowl (BT#8 v. MAC#1)- Middle Tennessee State* vs. Miami-OH

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Hawaii Bowl (Hawaii (WAC#2) v. CUSA#4) - Hawaii vs. Southern Methodist

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New Mexico Bowl (MWC#4 v. WAC#3) - BYU vs. Fresno State

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GMAC Bowl (MAC#2 v. Sun#2)- Toledo vs.Troy

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Armed Forces Bowl (MWC#5/Army v. CUSA#5)- Army vs. East Carolina

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New Orleans Bowl (Sun#1 v. CUSA#6)- Florida International vs. UTEP

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Humanitarian Bowl (MAC#3 v. WAC#4)- Northern Illinois vs. Boise State




*Denotes an at-large selection

iowatreat54
09-12-2010, 10:15 AM
SMU going to the St. Petersburg and Armed Forces Bowls.

Btw, why are some of the logos ginormous?

critesy
09-12-2010, 05:51 PM
those are some big ****** pictures

bearsfan_51
09-12-2010, 05:57 PM
Yeah I dunno why, I got them all from the same site.

CashmoneyDrew
09-12-2010, 06:11 PM
I'll be pleasantly surprised if Tennessee makes a bowl game.

thenewfeature06
09-12-2010, 06:23 PM
+rep for doing all of those but damn no respect.. for all I know we could be the best team in the ACC (who knows?) and you got us playing ECU in a bowl game, dear god I hope not.

nrk
09-12-2010, 07:23 PM
Those predictions would result in some good games.

bearsfan_51
09-14-2010, 01:11 PM
+rep for doing all of those but damn no respect.. for all I know we could be the best team in the ACC (who knows?) and you got us playing ECU in a bowl game, dear god I hope not.
The difference between the best team and the 7th best team in the ACC is, as is often the case lately, pretty minimal.

aLARGEtopHat
09-14-2010, 05:08 PM
There is no chance Michigan finishes without 3 loses.

ironman4579
09-14-2010, 09:09 PM
There is no chance Michigan finishes without 3 loses.

Well, I mean there's always a chance, but I tend to agree. I can't see Michigan finishing any better than 9-3, which wouldn't get them to the Rose Bowl. I'd love for you to be right though BF.

Brent
09-14-2010, 09:11 PM
I will likely be going to any TAMU bowl game so long as it is within a day's travel (i.e. this state or shreveport), unless it's a BCS bowl, in which case, I am looking to go all out.

bearsfan_51
09-18-2010, 03:34 AM
Changed a bit. Didn't know that the Rose Bowl had to take a non-BCS team if it loses one of it's automatic qualifiers.

bearsfan_51
09-19-2010, 08:25 AM
Updizzle.

I'm not sure if the Orange Bowl would take TCU or Boise State over a 1 loss Big Ten team at this point, but I'm also not sure if Wisconsin, Iowa, or Michigan will make it through the Big Ten with only one loss. (or in Iowa's case, undefeated)

Sniper
09-19-2010, 08:51 AM
Updizzle.

I'm not sure if the Orange Bowl would take TCU or Boise State over a 1 loss Big Ten team at this point, but I'm also not sure if Wisconsin, Iowa, or Michigan will make it through the Big Ten with only one loss. (or in Iowa's case, undefeated)

Ugh, the mere thought of Obi Ezeh facing Marcus Lattimore just made me cringe.

etk
09-19-2010, 04:09 PM
FSU winning the ACC. AHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I know you hate the Canes with a passion but that just blew my mind.

RealityCheck
09-19-2010, 06:48 PM
So let me get this straight... we are not going to any bowl?

wicket
09-19-2010, 07:28 PM
a bowl matchup between teams that faced eachother in the regular season is lame (BC vs ND)

Day One Pick
09-19-2010, 07:34 PM
I did this in July...

#13 Oregon (10-2) v.s. #5 Ohio State (11-1) (Rose Bowl)

#16 Pittsburgh (10-2) v.s. #6 Oklahoma (11-2) (Fiesta Bowl)

#7 South Carolina (11-2) v.s. #14 North Carolina (10-2) (Orange Bowl)

#4 TCU (12-0) v.s. #3 Alabama (12-1) (Sugar Bowl)

#2 Nebraska (13-0) v.s. #1 Boise State (13-0) (BCS National Championship)


#12 Texas (10-2) v.s. Auburn (9-3) (Cotton Bowl)

#10 Iowa (10-2) v.s #8 LSU (10-2) (Capital One Bowl)

#20 Florida (9-3) v.s. #11 Wisconsin (10-2) (Outback Bowl)

Arkansas (8-4) v.s. #21 Penn State (9-3) (Gator Bowl)

Georgia (7-5) v.s. #18 Boston College (10-3) (Chick-fil-A Bowl)

Oregon State (7-5) v.s. #23 Virginia Tech (9-3) (Sun Bowl)

#25 Michigan (9-3) v.s. #22 Texas A&M (9-3) (Insight Bowl)

Tennessee (6-6) v.s. Houston (9-3) (Liberty Bowl)

West Virginia (8-4) v.s. Georgia Tech (Car Care Bowl)

Mississippi (7-5) v.s. Florida State (9-3) (Music City Bowl)

Cincinnati (9-3) v.s. #17 Miami (FL) (10-2) (Champs Sports Bowl)

Navy (7-5) v.s. Air Force (6-6) (Poinsettia Bowl)

Washington (8-4) v.s. Missouri (9-3) (Holliday Bowl)

Texas Tech (8-4) v.s. Michigan State (8-4) (Texas Bowl)

Connecticut (7-5) v.s. Oklahoma State (7-5) (Pin Stripe Bowl)

Tulsa (6-6) v.s. Troy (8-4) (New Orleans Bowl)

SMU (7-5) v.s. Rutgers (6-6) (St. Petersburg Bowl)

UCLA (6-6) v.s. #15 Utah (10-2) (Las Vegas Bowl)

East Carolina (7-5) v.s. Hawaii (6-6) (Hawaii Bowl)

Purdue (6-6) v.s. Temple (8-4) (Little Ceasars Pizza Bowl)

Clemson (6-6) v.s. Brigham Young (8-4) (Independence Bowl)

bearsfan_51
09-20-2010, 01:30 AM
So let me get this straight... we are not going to any bowl?
I don't have any teams that are winless in a bowl game.

bearsfan_51
09-20-2010, 01:31 AM
FSU winning the ACC. AHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I know you hate the Canes with a passion but that just blew my mind.
I hate Florida State too.

At this point I think everyone in the ACC sucks. Nobody deserves a top 25 ranking, but I think Florida State at this point, has been the best of the worst.

RealityCheck
09-20-2010, 08:54 PM
I don't have any teams that are winless in a bowl game.
We are winless now, and you know we won't end the season 0-12.

And we came up really close in both losses.

brat316
09-20-2010, 09:07 PM
TEMPLE YEAAAHHhhhh. Kind of lame we have to play #8 Big Ten team but its cool. We'll beat them.

bearsfan_51
09-21-2010, 01:39 AM
We are winless now, and you know we won't end the season 0-12.

And we came up really close in both losses.
If North Carolina goes 5-5 the rest of the season, they are bowl ineligible. That's certainly not out of the question.

marks01234
09-22-2010, 11:01 PM
We are winless now, and you know we won't end the season 0-12.

And we came up really close in both losses.

I feel confident in saying, Carolina could win the next 10 games and not play in a bowl.

bearsfan_51
09-26-2010, 09:45 AM
Bizumped.

The biggest changes were as follows:

-Boise State is in the national championship game. Only Nevada really seems to pose much of a serious threat at this point, whereas Ohio State could realistically lose to about 3-4 teams in the Big Ten. Obviously, if both teams are undefeated, Ohio State would go (or Oklahoma, or Oregon, etc.), but I'm becoming increasingly less convinced there will be an undefeated team from a BCS conference.

-Alabama is still in. Even a 1 loss team from the SEC will likely get the nod, given their history.

-Because Boise State is in the title game, I think the rest of the bowl committees will feel more comfortable excluding a team from the Mountain West. In this case, the beneficiary is Stanford, which to this point would deserve it for their on-field play anyway.

-Notre Dame and BYU are both out. I have a hard time imagining Notre Dame finishing the season 5-3 with their schedule. BYU, with almost sure losses to TCU and Utah, would basically need to run the table on the rest of the MWC; certainly not impossible, but they look awful right now.

-North Carolina is back in, having beat a so-so Rutgers team. I know this will cause great joy for many.

-Wisconsin is being punished for being bitches and running the score up on Austin Peay. Naughty naughty....

-Tennessee and Georgia are hanging to bowl bids by the skin of their teeth.

bearsfan_51
10-03-2010, 12:19 PM
Updated:

-Oregon jumping Boise in the polls puts them into the NC game for now. There's a lot of fluidity here with Oregon, Ohio State, TCU, Boise State, and Oklahoma/Nebraska, but for now it seems clear that Oregon is in the driver's seat.

-Texas and Penn State fell pretty hard. Penn State particularly, which is now in the Dallas Football Classic playing Colorado. I'm sure their fan base would be thrilled with that.

-Notre Dame is back in. Barely. The Gator Bowl has to be praying they are bowl eligible, because the Big East is god awful this year.

-Wisconsin confirms my suspicion by laying an egg. Stuck in the Gator Bowl for now behind Iowa, Michigan State, and Michigan.

-Auburn is now the beneficiary of the Florida loss, although the difference in the numbers between Auburn, LSU, and (yes) Florida, is pretty small.

-I had planned on dropping the loser of the Oregon-Stanford game out of the BCS mix. Bye Stanford. Welcome back TCU.

Sniper
10-03-2010, 12:25 PM
Michigan's offense against Florida's defense would be fun to watch.

LizardState
10-03-2010, 12:36 PM
Updated:

-Oregon jumping Boise in the polls puts them into the NC game for now.

BCS Championship Bowl- Alabama vs. Oregon

Mark this prediction down:

Alabama will play an opponent in the NC game from a state beginning with the letter O. Came to me in a crystal ball vision....

RealityCheck
10-03-2010, 12:43 PM
Music City Bowl.. so far so good, I guess.

katnip
10-03-2010, 12:53 PM
Some person on espn is predicting, Canes vs Gators in the Orange Bowl. I'd love to see this

The other person is saying Canes in Orange Bowl vs Iowa

bearsfan_51
10-03-2010, 12:58 PM
Some person on espn is predicting, Canes vs Gators in the Orange Bowl. I'd love to see this

The other person is saying Canes in Orange Bowl vs Iowa
An actual ESPN analyst said that?

It's amazing how many of them don't understand how the process works.

Sorry to tell you, but there is a 0% chance of the Canes playing the Gators.

If an SEC team makes the championship game, the Sugar Bowl gets first choice to replace that team. They will take another SEC team, which means that there will only be an SEC team in the Sugar Bowl, and no other. I suppose it could happen if no SEC team makes the championship game, therefore there would be both an SEC team in the Sugar Bowl and an at large team. But even in that scenario, the Orange Bowl would be behind other bowls in getting to pick.

Canes-Iowa could happen. At this point, though, it would mean taking a 1-loss team over an undefeated TCU. I don't see that happening.

Another thing that a lot of people don't know is that if the Rose Bowl loses a team they this year must take a non-BCS team if one is eligible. There are so many people at ESPN who get paid who don't know this.

katnip
10-03-2010, 01:00 PM
Canes-Iowa could happen. At this point, though, it would mean taking a 1-loss team over an undefeated TCU. I don't see that happening.

Yea. I was thinking Canes vs TCU is a better chance of happening

keylime_5
10-03-2010, 01:03 PM
The only poll I saw where Oregon jumped Boise State was the AP Poll......which has zero bearing on what happens with the BCS. AP Poll is not part of that system. That said I think an undefeated Oregon team at the end of the season will be well ahead of Boise in any poll.

keylime_5
10-03-2010, 01:20 PM
nvrmind, i was looking at the old coaches poll apparently.

nonetheless, I don't see how Oregon is "in the driver's seat." OSU is #2 and will be ranked there ahead of Oregon until they lose or if Pryor gets hurt worse (knock on wood). If both teams win out OSU gets in on merit of beating Oregon last year in the Rose, and the fact that the Big Ten is stronger than the Pac Ten this season.

etk
10-03-2010, 06:35 PM
I'll rage if we end up playing a non-BCS team in the OB. Not much we can gain from that other than putting those teams in their place.

I'll be happy just to see us win the conference though...hell it'll be nice to finally win the division.

katnip
10-03-2010, 07:23 PM
I'll rage if we end up playing a non-BCS team in the OB. Not much we can gain from that other than putting those teams in their place.

I'll be happy just to see us win the conference though...hell it'll be nice to finally win the division.

This, I agree with

BigJohn98
10-09-2010, 10:34 PM
FSU winning the ACC. AHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I know you hate the Canes with a passion but that just blew my mind.

Miami winning the ACC? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

keylime_5
10-09-2010, 10:50 PM
if we learned anything from the last two years it's that there's legitimately about 6 or 7 teams that could win the ACC and it's impossible to tell who the favorite is in October. UNC, NC State, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Florida State, and Miami all seem to neutralize each other and the winner of the conference winds up with 3 or 4 losses.

TitansCJftw
10-09-2010, 10:56 PM
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Liberty Bowl (CUSA#1 v. SEC#8) - ECU vs. whoever

fixed that :)

CashmoneyDrew
10-10-2010, 12:30 AM
Still got Tennessee in a bowl? I don't.

nrk
10-10-2010, 02:52 AM
In your latest update you have Texas Tech in two bowls. TT vs. Stanford in the Holiday Bowl and vs. Fresno State in the New Mexico Bowl.

bearsfan_51
10-10-2010, 04:22 AM
I'm not done yet peeps. I just change things around during the day as people win and lose.:)

Also, I'm in Europe right now so I miss a lot of night games.

Also, hahahahahahaha Miami.....

bearsfan_51
10-10-2010, 11:53 AM
Updated. Lots of changes, some of which surprised even me.

Here's the BCS breakdown:

-Oregon is clearly in. #2 in the polls and definite #1 in the computer rankings.

-Ohio State I'm less sure of. Their computer profile stinks. Their schedule so far is weaker than Boise State's (though that will change over time), and it will continue to be weaker than any team coming out of the Pac-10, B12, or SEC. It's the same old story, and it's really not their fault, but they are banking on the #1 ranking to pull them through for now.

-I've got Nebraska ahead of Oklahoma, but it's really not by much. They are higher in the polls and probably in the computer rankings. You could flip a coin with it though.

-Same thing with the SEC, where LSU, Auburn, and Alabama are all neck and neck both in the polls and with the computer rankings. I've got LSU ahead because of their SOS, which puts them as the SEC winner in the Sugar Bowl.

-The first bowl to pick would be the Rose Bowl, which would lose both of its representatives. One of the teams would have to be non-BCS (Boise State), and then they are left choosing between Alabama, Oklahoma, Auburn, TCU, and West Virginia. Alabama seems like the most appealing to me.

-With two SEC teams, Auburn is out. Next comes the Sugar Bowl, which would easily choose Oklahoma.

-Orange Bowl (TCU) and Fiesta (West Virginia) round it out.

-Teams Out of the Bowl Picture: Penn State (seriously, behind Purdue), Pittsburgh, Iowa State, Clemson, Tulsa, Tennessee, UCLA, South Florida, Middle Tennesee

-Teams in the Bowl Picture: Purdue, Cincinnati, Louisville, UTEP, Army, Virginia, Georgia, BYU, Louisiana-Monroe

bearsfan_51
10-10-2010, 11:58 AM
Michigan's offense against Florida's defense would be fun to watch.
How about Michigan versus umm....Mississippi State?

Sniper
10-10-2010, 02:22 PM
How about Michigan versus umm....Mississippi State?

I'll take any bowl game, seeing as how none of the last seven are gimmes.

bearsfan_51
10-11-2010, 04:18 PM
Edit: Enough experts are saying that Boise State should be #1 in the BCS poll that I feel confident putting them in the game as well. I'm quite surprised that Oregon would not be #1, but not at all that Ohio State isn't, as I've argued with a few of their fans elsewhere on this board.

bearsfan_51
10-11-2010, 04:20 PM
I'll add, however, that this ranking won't last long. Probably not even two weeks.

bearsfan_51
10-17-2010, 04:20 PM
Updated: No major surprises really. Ohio State holds on to a BCS spot but the title game remains the same.


In: Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Clemson, Penn State, Louisiana Tech, Tulsa, Washington, Florida International, Texas Tech

Out: Louisville, Connecticut, Texas A&M, Virginia, Idaho, UTEP, California, Louisiana Monroe, Colorado

Biggest Gainer: Mississippi State
Biggest Loser: Nebraska

dwill333
10-17-2010, 05:44 PM
If BSU or TCU makes it through their schedule undefeated then they will definitely get a bid over a 1 loss Big Ten team.... The voters may keep them out of the Championship, but last year proves that the voters will keep them in big bowl contention

bearsfan_51
10-17-2010, 05:46 PM
If BSU or TCU makes it through their schedule undefeated then they will definitely get a bid over a 1 loss Big Ten team.... The voters may keep them out of the Championship, but last year proves that the voters will keep them in big bowl contention
I agree...what are you talking about?

dwill333
10-17-2010, 06:01 PM
a previous post that i forgot to quote and now cant find.... Im new to the site, and I just believe all the bsu haters

dwill333
10-17-2010, 06:47 PM
Rose Bowl (Stanford vs Iowa)
Teams finish in top ten of BCS as stanford wins out and Iowa runs table in big ten with home games against MSU and OSU ( traditionalists of Rose Bowl love Pac 10 vs Big 10

Fiesta Bowl (TCU vs Oklahoma)
Of course this is assuming Oklahoma loses 1 time (Missour/Ok St.), if not then bye BSU. And as much as people want to disagree, one of the polls is human and people can't forget TCU/BSU from last year

Orange Bowl (VT vs Auburn)
Virgina Tech is starting to roll and remember once upon a time people thought this was the team to beat in the ACC. One loss Auburn team will be a nice pick for Orange Bowl, and fans should travel well for game, plus who doesnt wanna watch newton vs taylor

Sugar Bowl (Alabama vs West Virginia)
Alabama over Auburn and LSU and win the rematch with South Carolina in SEC Ship.... Even with the loss at SC this is still a great team with enough talent to win out. BIG EAST SUCKS

BCS Ship OREGON VS BSU

BigJohn98
10-17-2010, 09:44 PM
FSU winning the ACC. AHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I know you hate the Canes with a passion but that just blew my mind.

Had to laugh at this again.

etk
10-17-2010, 09:57 PM
Had to laugh at this again.

Ponder for Heisman...lol. Either you're like me and too lazy to change your sig or you're just delusional. That was a pretty nice pick 6 last week. BC is a pretty solid team I hear.

I love it when people dig up old posts of mine...makes me feel important. Glad you went through the effort there. I don't even remember my own old posts let someone else's....but cool, whatever floats your boat man.

Obviously at the time I posted that FSU was fresh off the OU embarrassment.

We suck pretty bad but at the same time we can still easily win the Coastal and based on the series history I'd say it's likely we win the rematch in the ACCCG. I doubt we make it there though.

descendency
10-17-2010, 10:18 PM
After the BCS ranking today, I think you can put Boise in the first non-important bowl and TCU in the Alaska Bowl. The BCS isn't interested in having non-automatic qualifiers anywhere near their bowls.

bearsfan_51
10-18-2010, 01:04 AM
Yeah, I'm stunned by that actually. I changed it.

yodabear
10-18-2010, 01:10 AM
After the BCS ranking today, I think you can put Boise in the first non-important bowl and TCU in the Alaska Bowl. The BCS isn't interested in having non-automatic qualifiers anywhere near their bowls.

ITS ******* BULL ****. The BCS is UnAmerican!

bearsfan_51
10-18-2010, 01:11 AM
Actually, considering how everything in the States is structured to reinforce the powerful and the status quo, I'd say the BCS is quintessentially American.

yodabear
10-18-2010, 01:14 AM
Actually, considering how everything in the States is structured to reinforce the powerful and the status quo, I'd say the BCS is quintessentially American.

America doesn't like the underdog? America doesn't like the little people or the small town. I defntly see what u are saying tho. Go for what gets u the most money. As that is, that is the American way. BUT IT SHOULDN'T BE!

MichaelJordanEberle (sabf)
10-18-2010, 09:10 AM
Only Boise State could win big, have the only team in front of them lose, and still manage to drop in the rankings. It's bull. It's like when Michigan and OSU were undefeated, and when OSU beat them, Michigan dropped to 3, and when #2 USC lost they just made UF jump them. Why does USC losing impact who is better between UF and UM? Same deal here. If you're not gonna give Boise a chance, don't rank them so high to begin with.

LizardState
10-18-2010, 09:55 AM
Oregon #1 in all polls except the one that counts, the BCS, that has Oklahoma.

Both of those teams will probably finish the rest of the season undefeated.

Irony: those predicting an Alabama - Ohio St. bowl game will be correct thx to SCAR & Wisconsin. Maybe in the Sugar Bowl.

Texas will make the Cotton Bowl unless they lose to TAMU, which could happen.

descendency
10-18-2010, 11:52 AM
Only Boise State could win big, have the only team in front of them lose, and still manage to drop in the rankings. It's bull.

You have to remember that the AP rankings (and other rankings like them) are not official. The BCS may have had Oklahoma #1 all year long. Who knows.

bearsfan_51
10-18-2010, 12:44 PM
Before everyone completely blames the BCS for this, the computers actually have Boise State ahead of Oregon, it's the coaches and the Harris polls that don't.

The coaches poll is always the hardest on smaller conference schools.

nrk
10-18-2010, 04:27 PM
Only Boise State could win big, have the only team in front of them lose, and still manage to drop in the rankings. It's bull. It's like when Michigan and OSU were undefeated, and when OSU beat them, Michigan dropped to 3, and when #2 USC lost they just made UF jump them. Why does USC losing impact who is better between UF and UM? Same deal here. If you're not gonna give Boise a chance, don't rank them so high to begin with.

It's their computer ranking that is killing them. Oklahoma - .980(1st), Oregon - .710(8th), Boise - .780(7th). The winner of Auburn(.900)/LSU(.940) will probably jump Oregon and Boise, and maybe Oklahoma. Boise is still #2 in the polls, it has nothing to do with the polls.

SickwithIt1010
10-18-2010, 07:09 PM
It's their computer ranking that is killing them. Oklahoma - .980(1st), Oregon - .710(8th), Boise - .780(7th). The winner of Auburn(.900)/LSU(.940) will probably jump Oregon and Boise, and maybe Oklahoma. Boise is still #2 in the polls, it has nothing to do with the polls.

Yeah, i just dont feel that this computer **** should have any say in rankings....i mean what the **** does a computer truly know about football? I think the coaches poll should be the one that it comes down too. They are the ones who really know who should play for the money.

Shane P. Hallam
10-18-2010, 08:17 PM
Yeah, i just dont feel that this computer **** should have any say in rankings....i mean what the **** does a computer truly know about football? I think the coaches poll should be the one that it comes down too. They are the ones who really know who should play for the money.

The coaches can't possibly watch all the games, and half of them have some grad student fill it out for them.

Brent
10-18-2010, 08:42 PM
don't include TAMU in any of your games. ******* disgraceful.

critesy
10-18-2010, 08:43 PM
computer is also the most un biased as well.

hawkeye123
10-18-2010, 09:39 PM
How is Oklahoma ranked #1?

They have barely beaten AF and Cin and have as tough of a schedule as Boise State.

I can maybe see them jumping Bosie at #2, but jumping Oregon for #1 is just plain stupid.

SickwithIt1010
10-18-2010, 09:39 PM
The coaches can't possibly watch all the games, and half of them have some grad student fill it out for them.

I understand this, but im sure that most of the coaches know who the 1st and 2nd best teams are....or at least know who they feel are the best.

bearsfan_51
10-19-2010, 01:20 AM
How is Oklahoma ranked #1?

They have barely beaten AF and Cin and have as tough of a schedule as Boise State.

I can maybe see them jumping Bosie at #2, but jumping Oregon for #1 is just plain stupid.
Margin of victory isn't taken into account.

Wins over Florida State, Texas, Air Force, and Cincy isn't a bad set of games to this point, but I'm still surprised the computers love them this much.

nrk
10-19-2010, 09:38 AM
Margin of victory isn't taken into account.

Wins over Florida State, Texas, Air Force, and Cincy isn't a bad set of games to this point, but I'm still surprised the computers love them this much.

The computers always seem to love Oklahoma.

LizardState
10-19-2010, 09:44 AM
don't include TAMU in any of your games. ******* disgraceful.

Cheer up, Brent. The Hullabaloo-ka-nick boys will cook up something special for Mack Brown & the Horns on Thxgvg, they always do. This yr the Aggies will have to be content with upsetting the Horns ...... again. Some teams just have others teams' numbers, & that goes double for rivals.

SickwithIt1010
10-19-2010, 03:39 PM
The computers always seem to love Oklahoma.

unfortunately....

nrk
10-19-2010, 04:49 PM
unfortunately....

It got you a national championship... oh wait.

SickwithIt1010
10-19-2010, 10:40 PM
It got you a national championship... oh wait.

sure as hell didnt!

Only the AP....thanks!

bearsfan_51
11-14-2010, 09:25 AM
I've been continuing to update but haven't bumped this in a while.

nrk
11-14-2010, 12:40 PM
sure as hell didnt!

Only the AP....thanks!

Oklahoma was #1 in the computers when we lost to USC in the National Championship.

thenewfeature06
11-14-2010, 01:19 PM
A couple predictions have us playing Air Force...

Damnit

bearsfan_51
11-28-2010, 09:54 AM
Biggity bump. This is basically how I see it, with Oklahoma beating Nebraksa, Virginia Tech beating Florida State, and South Florida beating Connecticut.

Everything is about how I think it will end up, although there appears to be some general confusion about the way the WAC and the MAC slot their teams.

The big pack of Big Ten, ACC, and Big 12 teams in the middle is a bit up in the air as well.

bearsfan_51
11-30-2010, 12:31 PM
4 for 4 so far.

CashmoneyDrew
11-30-2010, 12:52 PM
Still got Tennessee in a bowl? I don't.

I'll be pleasantly surprised if Tennessee makes a bowl.

Well, color me pleasantly surprised.

wicket
11-30-2010, 12:55 PM
I think ND would choose the Sun Bowl in that situation

bearsfan_51
11-30-2010, 02:04 PM
In El Paso? Why?

Brent
11-30-2010, 06:44 PM
TAMU to the Cotton Bowl.

guess who isnt going because tickets are far too overpriced? this guy! **** Jerryworld

andyjo672
11-30-2010, 07:27 PM
Guess who bought his Rose Bowl tickets today? This guy! Hope I didn't jinx myself.

brat316
11-30-2010, 07:54 PM
Temple. Damn it what bowl game are you going to?

bearsfan_51
11-30-2010, 09:01 PM
Guess who bought his Rose Bowl tickets today? This guy! Hope I didn't jinx myself.
How would buying tickets jinx yourself?

yodabear
11-30-2010, 09:04 PM
How would buying tickets jinx yourself?

What if Auburn and Oregon both lose???????? I mean, IDK, maybe one of those two deserve the title shot too. But that will be Hell for the BS I mean BCS. Technically by strength of loss, Wisconsin would have the best loss. But IDK, that doesn't really matter. Cuz I don't think that will happen. One of them may lose but not both and if thats the case it should be TCU.

iowatreat54
12-04-2010, 09:30 AM
How would buying tickets jinx yourself?

I'm guessing he meant since it comes down to the BCS, hopefully he didn't jinx himself (as a Wisconsin fan) by buying Rose Bowl tickets and then having OSU somehow miraculously pass them.

Also, two rumors for the same bowl I've read: Iowa is likely headed to the Insight, and supposedly so is the loser of the Big 12 championship game. Pleeeeeease let Nebraska lose, pleeeeeeease....

brat316
12-04-2010, 10:43 AM
so ASU is not going to a bowl game.

bearsfan_51
12-04-2010, 10:59 AM
Arizona State? I don't have them in one.

MassNole
12-04-2010, 11:57 AM
so ASU is not going to a bowl game.
They lost their appeal to go at 6-6 with 2 FCS wins. Seeing what happened they should have gotten one IMO as they got screwed by San Jose State.

keylime_5
12-04-2010, 01:19 PM
Guess who bought his Rose Bowl tickets today? This guy! Hope I didn't jinx myself.

if you did jinx yourself doesn't that mean wisconsin is going to Glendale instead of Pasadena? isn't that a good thing?