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by skatingtripods » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:41 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:23 pm
by furls » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:06 pm
by danwismar » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:22 pm
by e0y2e3 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:37 pm
by furls » Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:12 pm
by FUDU » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:37 am
by JCoz » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:21 am
furls wrote:OK, so lets set the over-under for end of year ranking at 16. Would you take the over or under?I am taking the under. I think they will end up around 7-10. This is a good team and I think dismissing them is a mistake. Right now they are going off at 25:1 to win the BCS. I don't think they win it all, but they do have the D to do it. The O???? Well there is a lot of uncertainty there, but the defense will be as good or better than last year's.
by motherscratcher » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:36 am
by FUDU » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:51 am
by skatingtripods » Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:05 am
by JCoz » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:25 pm
FUDU wrote:I have to disagree on the home front Coz, Wiscy is the obvious danger of course but the rest of that home schedule IMO is not scary. MSU, pfft.
by mattvan1 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:50 am
JCoz wrote: The under is always a negative connotation.
by peeker643 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:59 am
by JCoz » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:23 pm
peeker643 wrote:Jesus y'all.Just say where you think they'll finish within 3 numbers (and yeah I get that's actually four spots in the polls).I'll go 9th-12th.This team is solid and likley loses two ball games to experienced defenses much like Pryor vs. Penn State in the 'Shoe a couple years ago. Reports of their death have been greatly exaggerated, much to the chagrin of the program's haters.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:46 pm
The Big Ten placed four teams in the rankings with Wisconsin (No. 11), Michigan State (No. 17) and Ohio State (No. 18) joining Nebraska.
by SoulDawg74 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:17 pm
motherscratcher wrote:I agree with that JCoz. Nebraska is going to be a bitch. You know that they have OSU circled on their calendars and hVe the Buckeyes targeted as the team they need to beat to introduce themselves to the B1G. Playing in Nebraska, with a newly integrated team, against a Husker opponent and crowd that will be as amped up as any on history, is a steep hill to climb.I'm also scared to death of Michigan for some reason. I just keep thinking of Tress taking his first team into Ann Arbor and am worried that Hoke might be able to pull off the same thing. I think our ace in the hole there is that Fickell will have his team whipped into a frenzy for that game. I can't imaging that he and Vrabel will tolerate being the ones to go north and fuck the dog after our recent domination. And, our team is better. That's probably the most important thing.
by furls » Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:00 pm
by SoulDawg74 » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:59 pm
furls wrote:I am not even sure that Miami will be able to field a team on 17 Sep.I just watched some Nebraska football on ESPN classic friday. I am not sure I understand what the big deal is, the D is pretty good (although they did lose some major players), but the offense was awful. Martinez cannot actually throw a football. I am telling you, the NE game is going to be tough, but I don't think it is a guaranteed L.I like this team to win 11+ games this year. Tressel was a good coach, but it is not like he was the greatest tactician in NCAAF history. I am concerned about the offensive play calling, but I figure it really could not be more predictable than it was last year (or any of the last 10 years). Defense will be all world, better than last year.
by danwismar » Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:46 am
by Fire Marshall Bill » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:16 pm
by Fire Marshall Bill » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:25 pm
mattvan1 wrote:JCoz wrote: The under is always a negative connotation.Not necessarily. Depends on the bet, especially prop betsNumber of times Michigan will beat Ohio State in the next 3 years. O/U is 1. Number of games Colt McCoy will miss due to injury. O/U is 3.Number of times Fire Marshall Bill will pop in after yet another PSU loss to remind us at least the Nittany Lion program doesn't cheat. O/U is 4See, in each the above examples, the under is a good thing
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